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Wargods: Valentine’s Eve Massacre Results

Ken Shamrock

Ken Shamrock

MMA legends Ken Shamrock and Tank Abbott both earned first-round stoppage victories in their bouts on Friday at Wargods: Valentine’s Eve Massacre, which took place at the Selland Arena in Fresno, California.

Despite more than a 150-pound weight disadvantage against Ross Clifton, Shamrock knocked Clifton to the canvas early in the first-round before securing a fight-ending armbar that forced “Grizzly” to tap. The victory was Shamrock’s first in six tries since early-2005.

Abbott stopped a four-fight losing streak of his own that included a 2008 loss to Kimbo Slice with his first-round knockout of the sub-.500 Mike Bourke in the evening’s co-main event.

The victories set up a likely future matchup between Shamrock and Abbott that is expected to take place in April or May.

The event’s full results were:

  • Ken Shamrock def. Ross Clifton via submission (armbar) — Round 1, 1:00
  • Mike Moreno def. Gary Padilla via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • David “Tank” Abbott def. Mike Bourke via KO (punches) — Round 1, 0:29
  • Rick Reeves def. Nathan James via submission (rear naked choke) — Round 3, 2:07
  • Isaac De Jesus def. Ashe Bowman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Josh Haynes def. Refael Del Real via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Zolia Frausto def. Karina Hallinan via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Ron Kessler def. Darren Freeman via split decision (27-30, 30-27, 29-28)

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