“UCB 6 – Bombs Away” results: Masterson wins main event, Steave and Tyler advance to featherweight tourney finals

Dan Bobish’s “Ultimate Cage Battles” returned to Parma, Ohio, Saturday night with “UCB 6: Bombs Away”. The main event featured a middleweight match-up between Cleveland submission specialist Matt Masterson (9-3) and Team Vision MMA’s Marcus Finch (4-4-1), out of Cincinnati.

After three hard-fought rounds and several near submissions, Masterson was awarded the unanimous decision, making it his third straight victory of the year.

In the co-main event, Marcus “Iron Dragon” Reynolds (8-7) made a successful return to UCB with a first round knockout of Brandon Ezzo (5-5), a win that earned him a September match-up against the night’s main event winner Matt Masterson.

In the UCB featherweight tournament semifinals, Justin “The Hawk” Steave (1-0) and Josh “El Cabron” Tyler” (3-0) both earned submission victories and will face each other for the 145-pound championship on September 24 when the UCB returns to Parma.

“UCB 6: Bombs Away” results:

AMATEUR BOUTS:

  • Yousef Abdel-Salam (1-0) def. Phil Hurt (1-2) by TKO Rd. 1 (2:15)
  • Edwin Taylor (1-0) def. Aubrey McDaniel (0-1) by TKO Rd. 1 (1:34)
  • Jesse Plotner (1-0) def. Sam Torres (0-2) by submission (guillotine) Rd. 1 (1:39)
  • Jeff Smith (2-0) def. Chris Papp (1-3) by TKO Rd. 2 (1:36)
  • Maurice Page (2-1) def. Jeffrey Reynolds (0-2) by TKO Rd. 2 (1:48)
  • Mark MacDonald (4-3) def. Dru Schottenheimer (5-4-1) by TKO Rd. 2 (2:23)
  • Phil Masterson (1-0) def. Jeremy Maguire (0-1) by submission (RNC) Rd. 1 (2:10)
  • Brandon Seylor (4-1) def. Ronnie Jordan (3-1) by unanimous decision
  • Andrew Law (7-2) def. Alvin Worells (5-2) by submission (triangle) Rd. 1 (1:12)

PRO BOUTS:

  • Justin Steave (1-0)* def. Chase Piatt (1-1) by submission (RNC) Rd. 2 (3:31)
  • Josh Tyler (3-0)* def. Andrew Carrillo (5-1) by submission (arm triangle) Rd. 3 (3:09)
  • Marcus Reynolds (8-7) def. Brandon Ezzo (5-5) by KO Rd. 1 (4:10)
  • Matt Masterson (9-3) def. Marcus Finch (4-4-1) by unanimous decision

For more information about Dan Bobish’s Ultimate Cage Battles visit the UCB website at www.UltimateCageBattles.com or follow UCB on Twitter (@DanBobishUCB) or Facebook (www.Facebook.com/UltimateCageBattles).

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