On Friday, April 25, Classic Entertainment & Sports MMA hosted its 23rd event from Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

The main event was a featherweight clash between champion Rob Font and challenger Tristan Johnson. Font entered the contest riding an eight-fight winning streak, having stopped Ahsan Abdullah with a first-round brabo choke in his last outing in January. The Canadian Johnson was looking to get back in the win column, having dropped two of his last three bouts.

The event featured a total of seven bouts, all of them being professional fights. The action began at 7 p.m. ET.

Rob Font def. Tristan Johnson by knockout (right hook). Round 1, 2:48 – for featherweight title
Eric Spicely def. David Jordan by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 2:38
Tateki Matsuda def. Matt Doherty by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Matthew Thompson def. Eric Bedard by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 2:39
Rico Disciullo def. Jordan Espinosa by unanimous decision (29-26 x2, 29-27).
Peter Rogers Jr. def. Franklin Isabel by TKO (body kick & strikes). Round 1, 2:39
Brandon Chagnon def. Ralph Johnson by submission (rear naked choke). Round 2, 1:26

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