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Charles Cheeks III vs. Matt Bessette

Main Event | CES MMA Vacant Featherweight Championship | 145 lbs

Matt Bessette defeats Charles Cheeks III via KO/TKO at 4:01 of Round 3

Matt "The Mangler" Bessette
Charles Cheeks III

Round 3

23-9-0   Pro Record At Fight   14-7-0
Climbed to 24-9   Record After Fight   Fell to 14-8
-490 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +345 (Moderate Underdog)
Vacant   Title   Vacant
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Hartford, Connecticut   Fighting out of   Houston, Texas
35 years, 6 days   Age at Fight   31 years, 7 months
146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)
5'10" (178cm)   Height   5'7" (170cm)
70.5" (179cm)   Reach   71.0" (180cm)
Underdog Mixed Martial Arts   Gym   PRESS Forward MMA (Primary)
Gracie Barra Webster (Other)
CES 60
  • Bout Information
  • Event: CES 60
  • Date: Friday 01.24.2020 at 08:00 PM ET
  • Referee:
  • Venue: Twin River Casino
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 9 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary:
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Cheeks III Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Bessette Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: CES MMA Vacant Featherweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Vacant
  • Event Links:

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Event Discussion


01.25.2020 | 4:48 AM ET

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01.26.2020 | 4:37 PM ET

Nice win Brad!

01.26.2020 | 9:40 PM ET

Wellllll.... I believe this to be one of those "there's a first for everything" kinda thingys. And it's the only thing I didn't **** up this weekend

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