Local Mike Easton captured the first-ever UWC bantamweight title on Saturday in Fairfax, Virginia with a third-round submission of late-replacement Justin Robbins. Jamal Patterson submitted Antwain Britt in just 44-seconds in the evening’s co-main event.
Notable fans in the crowd of 6,248 included MMA stars Matt Hughes, Robbie Lawler, and Amir Sadollah, Washington Redskin Chris Cooley, the Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Mike Greene, Nicklas Backstrom, and Donald Brashear, and ESPN’s Tony Reali.
The event’s full results were:
- Mike Easton def. Justin Robbins via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 3, 4:44
UWC Bantamweight Championship
- Jamal Patterson def. Antwain Britt via submission — Round 1, 0:44
- John Dodson def. Jose Villarisco via unanimous decision
- Richie Hightower vs. Marcus Foran
No contest – accidental strikes to the back of the head
- Ron Stallings def. Herbert Goodman via KO — Round 1, 4:56
- Cody Donovan def. John Doyle via TKO (strikes) — Round 1, 2:33
- Iman Acchal def. Felice Herrig via split decision
- Kyle Baker def. Levon Maynard via TKO (strikes) — Round 2, 2:57
- Kris McCray def. Manny Okorie via submission — Round 1, 4:51