Hex Fight Series 23 is going down at the Melbourne Pavilion tonight with a title fight between Guam-based American JJ Ambrose and late replacement Hoshi Friedrich headlining the card.
Friedrich stepped up on less than 24 hours notice after word circulated that Abel Brites wouldn’t be competing, reportedly due to weight issues.
- Dzhabar Askerov def. Jonathan Tuhu via KO
- Sang Won Kim def. Nikos Trepca via Decision (Unanimous)
- JJ Ambrose def. Hoshi Friedrich via Submission (Guillotine Choke), Rd 2- Hex super-lightweight title
- Junior Tafa def. Kelvin Fitial via KO
- Sarmad Janahara def. Yong Ju Lim via KO, Rd 2
- Josh Grove def. Seul Cheon Park via Decision (Unanimous)
- Joshua Riley def. Jeff Mesa via TKO, Rd 3
- Semakadde Kakembo def. Hyung Jun Kwon via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Rd 1