The biggest audience in CFC history showed the fight world that Winnipeg fans are great supporters of combat sports. The crowd which approached 3,100 people enjoyed Canadian Fighting Championship 7 at the Winnipeg Convention Centre on September 10th.
In the main event, Gregory Choplin took the IKF North American Middleweight title home to France as he stopped Winnipeg’s Dave Zuniga in the main event of the night.
Peguis First Nation’s Chris Stranger controlled the action in the semi-main event and took home a unanimous decision victory in the semi-main event over Winnipeg’s Lindsey Hawkes.
Top Canadian Bantamweight Eric Perez stayed perfect in his Canadian Fighting Championship fights. He increased his CFC record to a perfect 6-0 by submitting Alberta’s Tony Bibby by Rear Naked Choke in the second round.
There were plenty of highlight reel stoppages at the fights. Randy Rowe and Kyle Oliveira dispatched their opponents with quick first round knockouts. Not to be outdone, Dwight Sutherland tapped out his opponent in only 15 seconds.
The night also featured many exciting exhibition and amateur bouts. The athletes, including the many Canadian Fighting Center students, showing great skill, technique, and sportsmanship in their fights.
Here are the results of all the professional and amateur bouts from CFC 7:
Professional Muay Thai and MMA Results
Gregory Choplin defeats Dave Zuniga by TKO in Round 2
Chris Stranger defeats Lindsey Hawkes by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Eric Perez defeats Tony Bibby by Rear Naked Choke in Round 2, 2:46
Dwight Sutherland defeats Serge Rochon by Guillotine Choke in Round 1, 0:15
Luis Cepeda defeats Markhaile “Showtime” Wedderburn by TKO in Round 3, 2:07
Will Romero defeats Mark Durant by TKO in Round 3, 1:50 (Muay Thai)
Travis Gervais defeats Ken McLeod by TKO (GNP) in Round 1, 0:35
Sergio Pettis defeats Kyle Vivian by TKO (Kick) in Round 1, 1:46
Randy Rowe defeats David Quangvan by KO in Round 1, 1:00
Jon Henderson defeats Kirk Bovell by TKO in Round 5 (Muay Thai)
Kyle Oliveira defeats George Carlos by KO in Round 1, 4:25
Amateur Muay Thai Results
Ryan Pang defeats Jared Feuring by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28×2)
Lane Lay defeats Mac Cuevos by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28×2)
Harold Brun defeats Kurt Sorenson by Majority Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29)
Mitch Edmonds defeats Matthew Lipsius by Unanimous Decision (30-27 x 3)
Dave Swanson defeats Cleon Rovel by Unanimous Decision (30-26,30-26,29-27)
Nick McKinnon defeats Devon Taylor by Majority Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-29)