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Cage Titans 49 Live: Play by Play; Giannetti v. Estell

Updated: Aug 28, 2021


Travis Lizotte "Full Contact Writer"


We have made it to Plymouth rock and the streets are filled with Pilgrims, summer vacation is clearly still in full swing on the Massachusetts South Shore. I've claimed a corner in the back room to compose this article, and myself before we get ready to go live from Plymouth Memorial Hall as Michael Polvere presents Cage Titans 49. Fights should be starting right around the 6 o'clock hour and we will have you updated throughout the night on all the action as we see it from the floor amongst a ruckus crowd at New England MMA's hallowed grounds THE Plymouth Memorial Hall!

Fighters, Fans and Family share and follow this article as we pledge to keep you closest to all the action in the cage! Below is the entire fightcard for this evenings sanctioned fisticuffs and just to keep all of you on your toes we are going bottom to top tonight...join me!


Fight Night Awards:


Submission of the Night: Shane Dougherty's guillotine over Xavier Cardona to win the Featherweight Title!


Knockout of the Night: Marty Navis TKO of Roberto Yong


Fight of the Night: The Main Event Joe Giannetti vs. Darius Estell.


Joe Giannetti (9-4-1, South Shore Sportfighting/ American Kickboxing Academy) vs Darius Estell (7-3, Michigan Top Team)

Lightweight Title

Round 1: Main Event time kids...Joe Joe Giannetti vs. Darius Estell go five rounds for the Cage Titans Lightweight belt. Estell comes across the cage swinging and Joe clinches him and puts him on the ground early. Joe backs off and Darius starts to stand and Joe launches a glancing flying knee that nearly hits its target. Giannetti puts Estell on the fence and eventually back to the mat where Joe is very dangerous and has time to work. Darius escapes however and is greeted with another flying knee followed by the clinch from Joe. Estell circles out and comes forward with a combination that Joe shakes and Giannetti clinches Darius against the cage again. Giannetti is employing heavy pressure and knees on the cage as