Source: Sam Flint (Left) and Tom Nolan touch gloves ahead of their main event bout at XFC 46 (Source: XFC)
A pair of pro fights took place on Saturday’s XFC 46 card in the event dubbed ‘State of Origin’ where the Queensland amateur and pro fighters would come out victorious with a score of 4-1.
In the main event, former XFC amateur champion Tom Nolan from Kachi MMA and Possum Jiu-Jitsu started his professional journey on the right track with a unanimous decision over Sam Flint. Meanwhile, Flint dropped his third straight fight to move to 2-3 as a pro.
It was a better night in the cage for Flint’s team-mate Craig Callaghan in the other pro fight. Callagan and his opponent Sebastian Temesi went toe-to-toe but it would be Callaghan who got the better of the exchanges as a cut opened up over Temesi’s left eye. Callaghan who go on to get the second-round stoppage and move his pro record to 6-6, while Temesi dropped to 3-3.
- Tom Nolan def. Sam Flint via Decision (Unanimous)
- Craig Callaghan def. Sebastian Temesi via KO/TKO, Rd 2
- Loni Filmoehala def. Lincoln Bendall Moon via KO/TKO, Rd 1
- Connor Birch def. Brandon Stowers via KO/TKO, Rd 1
- Jamie Sporne def. Michael Tepou via Decision (Unanimous)
- Emma Von Ryan def. Elle Sorensen via KO/TKO, Rd 1
- Coby Porter def. Alex Young via KO/TKO, Rd 2
- Jackson Weir-White def. Tama Heka via Decision (Unanimous)
- Matt Fordham def. Hayden Williams via KO/TKO, Rd 2
- Ben Evans def. Jackson Murrie via KO/TKO, Rd 2
- Nicholas Kren def. Amirul Conral via Decision
- Faavesi Isaako def. Seyar Sujad via Decision
- Nick Hayes def. Ryan Leavy via Submission, Rd 2
- Alex Hong def. Darcy Nunan via Submission, Rd 2
- Dominque Simon def. Haribhajan Reciuga via KO/TKO, Rd 1
- Jake Deaves def. Vinny Taufetee via KO/TKO, Rd 2
- Sio Gozaimasu vs. Jay Karaitiana – Majority Draw
- Christian Merino def. Matt Tana via KO/TKO, Rd 1