Mecca 7 invades the Canterbury Park Events Center

The fight card included seven kickboxing fights, twelve amateur MMA fights (including an eight man tournament style Grand Prix), and six professional MMA fights.  Action started at 3:00 pm and did not concluded until after 11:00 pm.

The full wrap-up and results from the evening can be found at Minnesota MMA News.

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The main event featured a 145 lb professional fight between Dan Moret and Mike Plazola Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Dan Moret defeated (by submission) Mike Plazola 41 seconds in round two with a standing guillotine choke and wins the Featherweight Title.
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145 lb professional fight between Brandon Jenkins and Carson Frei at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Carson Frei defeated Brandon Jenkins in a unanimous decision.
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135 lb professional fight between Mitch White and Mark Tupas at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Mitch White defeated (by submission) Mark Tupas 3:20 into the first round with standing guillotine choke.
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125 lb professional fight between Jason Huntley and Eric Kemper at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Jason Huntley defeated Eric Kemper in a split decision.
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155 lb professional fight between Bobby Lee and Eric Ramm at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Bobby Lee defeated (by submission) Eric Ramm midway thorugh (2:26) the first round.
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160 lb professional fight between Kyle Todd and Starr Roberts at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Kyle Todd defeated (by submission) Starr Roberts with a rear-naked choke midway through (2:31) the first round.
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 Amateur Fights
125 lb amateur title fight between Chris Collins and Fikret Saric at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Fikret Saric defeated (by submission) Chris Collins with an armbar 1:11 into the first round to win the Flyweight title belt.
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155 lb amateur fight between C.T. Bailey and Jamie Naasz at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. C.T. Bailey defeated Jamie Naasz in a unanimous decision.
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130 lb amateur fight between Kathryn Bassignana and Margo Testa at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Margo Testa defeated Kathryn Bassignana by split decision.
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125 lb amateur fight between Sean Stebbins and Shane Scott at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Sean Stebbins defeated Shane Scott by unanimous decision.
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145 lb amateur fight between Zack Morrison and Sam Shom at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Zack Morrison submitted Sam Shom with a guillotine choke in the second round.
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125 lb amateur fight between Ricardo Pacheco and Richard Welch at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Richard Welch and Ricardo Pacheco end in a draw after regulation.
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The amateur grand prix bout fight between — Grand Prix finals between Charles Anozie and Sam Hernandez at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Charles Anozie wins the Grand Prix, defeating (by submission) Sam Hernandez with a rear-naked choke in the second round.
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The amateur grand prix bout fight between — Semifinal: Galehdari v Hernandez at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Sam Hernandez defeated Jahan Galehdari in the Grand Prix semifilas by rear-naked choke submission in the first round.
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The amateur grand prix bout fight between — Semifinal: Anozie and Sam Nelson at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Anozie defeated Sam Nelson in the Grand Prix semifinals by first round by TKO.
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The amateur grand prix quarterfinals between Jahan Galehdari and Jesse Hernandez at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Jahan Galehdari defeated Jesse Hernandez in the Grand Prix quarterfinals by unanimous decision.
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The amateur grand prix quarterfinals between Charles Anozie and Jack Shreffler at Mecca 7 presented by Driller Promotions and Sterling Entertainment Group at Canterbury Park on January 16, 2016. Charles Anozie defeated Jack Shreffler in the Grand Prix quarterfinals by TKO in the first round.
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