Unofficial Results for Premiere FC 26by Brian Woodman Jr. on 06/17/18
(Sheraton Hotel, Springfield, MA -- June 16)
William Knight defeated Terrance Jean-Jacques during the man event at Premier FC 26. He opened the second round with lower leg kicks and eventually finished the light heavyweight fight with a furious punching combination and one high side kick -- although Jean-Jacques was still standing, the referee waved the fight off at 2:35 and Knight won by TKO.
First-round finishes marked most of the main card. Marisa Belenchia submitted Grace Nowak with a kimora at 4:58 in a 108-pound catchweight fight. Pat Casey submitted Jesus Cintron with a rear naked choke at :22 in a 185-pound fight. Alex Ortiz used ground-and-pound to secure a TKO of Mike Taylor at :39 in a 155-pound fight.
The main card opened with a flyweight bout between Hannah Goldy and Lisa Blaine. Blaine won by unanimous decision.
The evening's first professional fight, a featherweight bout between Jeremy Reipold and Jason Rine, ended with the latter winning by submitting his opponent with a guillotine choke at 2:35 in the first round.
The evening opened with a 155-pound amateur bout between Harrison Adamo and Jason Showers. Adamo submitted Showers with a rear naked choke at 2:41 in the first round.
Randy Francis grounded and pounded Omaree Alamo during the flyweight amateur title bout that followed, prompting the referee to wave the fight off at 1:15 in the second round. Demetrios Plaza earned an unanimous decision win over Angelo Richardson following their amateur welterweight title bout. Yi Ju earned a TKO win on the ground against Holland Ahern at :27 in the first round during a light heavyweight title bout. Billy Goff defeated Chris Almestica with ground-and-pound striking at 1:48 in the first round of a lightweight amateur title fight.
(Editor's note: We would like to thank JD DePrato for his contributions to this story.