Photo Credit: Titan Fighting Championship
Titan FC 44 took place on May 20th from the Pembroke Pines Center in Pembroke, Florida. The event could be seen on UFC Fight Pass. In the Main Event, Flyweight Champ Jose Torres became a two division champ winning the Bantamweight Title from Farkhad Sharipov. The bout was back and fourth with some close rounds but the judges ruled in the favor of Torres. In the Co-Main Event, veteran Kurt Holobaugh won the Interim Lightweight Title with a fourth round finish of Gesias Cavalcante. Here are all your results and our Of The Night Awards.
1. Featherweight: Dan Ige (6-1) defeated Ronildo Augusto Braga (9-3) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Ige.
2. Lightweight: Demarques Jackson (6-1) defeated Paulo Silva (5-5) via TKO at 2:09 of Round 1.
3.Middleweight: Mike Lombardo (3-0) defeated Lorenzo Hunt (2-4) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/30-26/30-27). We scored it 30-27 Lombardo.
4. Bantamweight: Gustavo Balart (3-0) defeated Desmond Moore (6-2) via Unanimous Decision (30-27/29-28/30-27). We scored it 29-28 Moore.
5. Flyweight: Jorge Calvo (10-1) defeated Bruno Mesquita (7-2) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 Calvo.
6. Welterweight: Michael Cora (4-1) defeated Will Starks (1-1) via KO at 2:11 of Round 1.
7. Bantamweight: Gleidson DeJesus (6-2) defeated Edir Terry (5-2) via Unanimous Decision (29-28/29-28/29-28). We scored it 29-28 DeJesus.
8. Welterweight: Marc Stevens (21-10) defeated Robert Turnquest (6-4) via TKO at 1:40 of Round 3.
9. Interim Lightweight Title: Kurt Holobaugh (17-4) defeated Gesias Cavalcante (21-10-1) via TKO at 2:45 of Round 4.
10. Bantamweight Title: Jose Torres (5-0) defeated Farkhad Sharipov (17-8) via Unanimous Decision (48-47/49-46/48-47). We scored it 48-47 Torres.
Knockout of the Night: Michael Cora
Fight of the Night: Jose Torres vs Farkhad Sharipov