Italy’s Venator FC held their third event on Saturday, highlighted by two fights featuring controversial figures in Rousimar Palhares and Jason “Mayhem” Miller. Both fighters were taken out in the fight, with Palhares shockingly losing in just 45 seconds in the main event.
On suspension in the U.S., the now-former WSOF Champ was stopped by a flurry of strikes from Emil Weber Meek, while Miller – after missing weight by 24 lbs for a fight with Luke Barnatt – got submitted by new opponent Mattia Shiavolin. Additionally, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou knocked out fellow UFC vet Matt Hamill in just 37 seconds.
Full results from the card are below:
Emil Weber Meek def. Rousimar Palhares via TKO at 0:45 of the first round
Luke Barnatt def. Stefan Croitoru via TKO at 2:32 of the second round
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Matt Hamill via KO at 0:37 of the first round
Marvin Vettori def. Igor Araujo via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:13 of the first round
Mattia Schiavolin def. Mayhem Miller via submission (rear-naled choke) at 3:10 of the second round
Karl Amoussou def. Giovanni Melillo via TKO at 4:51 of the first round
Jack Hermansson def. Ireneusz Cholewa via TKO 1:05 of the third round
Cody McKenzie def. Valeriu Mircea via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:30 of the second round
Che Mills vs. Terry Montgomery was declared a no contest (Illegal elbow) in the first round
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