Top prospect Evan Elder made quick work of his opponent, and surging vet Jordan Dowdy put on a show at Shamrock FC 316 on FloCombat. Here's what went down.
In the Shamrock FC 316 main event, the Bellator MMA veteran Dowdy used his wrestling to grind out 15-fight veteran Josh Watson. From bell to bell, Dowdy out-muscled his fellow Missourian, earning a unanimous decision from the judges.
The co-main event earned “Fight of the Night” honors in the eyes of many. After absorbing a moderate amount of punishment in the opening minute, Isaac Purnell survived a Court Walle swarm en-route to a walk-off knockout.
A featured lightweight bout saw Shamrock FC staple Evan Elder take out Tremiere Hollie in the first round via armbar submission. Elder now advances to 8-1 overall and 2-0 as a professional.
With only two decisions on the entire card, Shamrock FC 316 saw 13 fights end inside the distance.
Earlier on the main card, up-and-comers Dakota Zimmerman and Justin Lankford picked up their first professional victories with vicious first-round submissions.
Shamrock FC 316 FULL RESULTS:
Jordan Dowdy def. Josh Weston by unanimous decision
Isaac Purnell def. Cort Wahle by TKO (punch) in Round 1
Evan Elder def. Derek Clardy by submission (armbar) in Round 1
Dakota Zimmerman def. Tremiere Hollie by submission (armbar) in Round 1
Justin Lankford def. Auhston Elleby by submission (standing guillotine choke) in Round 1
Oscar Ahuatzi def. Cody Naucke by TKO (body kick and punches) in Round 1
McKye Simmons def. Jesse Martinelli by TKO (doctor stoppage) in Round 3
Cory Tinnon def. Jacob Clary by TKO (punches) in Round 1
Jessica Lasater def. Ray Ostempowski by TKO
Ian Zarvos def. Chris Wetherington by TKO (punches) in Round 1
Jason Akers def. Wally Herndon by unanimous decision
Joshua Mitchell def. John Kelly by TKO (ground & pound) in Round 2
Jack Reif def. Toby Gvillo by TKO (punches) in Round 1
Michael Faulkner def. Kyle Warren by submission (standing guillotine) in Round 1
Will Monroe def. Bryan Duncan by split decision