WILMINGTON, Mass. -- Stars from all over of the fight game were in attendance on Saturday night in the Shriners Auditorium. The likes of
On paper the co-main event between New England's MMA veteran
Nothing much beyond a few jabs, uncommitted combinations, and some circling took place in the first round. Much of the same took place for the first few minutes of round two, until Dolce's power become apparent. Dolce lunged forward at his opponent after landing a nice right hook and then let off punch after punch before the referee stepped in to save Shakir, who appeared to be out on his feet.
One of the best matches of the night took place in the 155-pound division as wrestlers
Benoit managed to finally get a takedown in the second round, but didn't do much work while on top. Moments later Brown got back to his feet where he got another takedown before quickly passing to mount and taking his opponent's back. From Benoit's back he stayed pretty busy, working for the choke and landing some pretty good shots before the fight ended. Brown was the aggressor throughout the fight and with the win handed Benoit his first career loss.