EMC 5 Results: Stuart Austin wins inaugural heavyweight title, welterweight Grand Prix finals set

Satoshi Ishii (left) and Stuart Austin (right) weigh-in prior to their EMC 5 main event. Credit: Foto Seven Sport

Elite MMA Championship (EMC) 5 took place this past weekend in Düsseldorf, Germany, on September 5.

The event featured the semi-finals of a talent-stacked welterweight 10,000€ Grand Prix. 

The Grand Prix featured the likes of former UFC standout Ismail Naurdiev (20-4), Cage Warriors and PFL veteran Pavel Kusch (23-8), highly-touted Georgian prospect Amiran Gogoladze (11-1), and Polish up-and-comer Tymoteusz Łopaczyk (7-2). 

In the main event, the inaugural EMC heavyweight title was up for grabs between Olympic gold medal-winning judoka Satoshi Ishii (23-12-1) and former BAMMA heavyweight champion Stuart Austin (15-6).

The results from the event can be found below:

  • Tobias Eylitz (4-1) def. Ibrahim Cholo (3-1) via decision
  • Pascal Hintzen (5-0) def. Said Eidi (5-6) via first-round submission (guillotine)
  • Sara Luzar Smajic (2-1) def. Kaylee Vos (1-2) via decision
  • Konrad Dryschka (11-1) def. Walter Pugliesi (7-3) via decision
  • Karim Aras (5-1) def. Sasha Milinkovic (7-3) via decision
  • Amiran Gogoladze (11-1) def. Pavel Kusch (23-8) via first-round KO
  • Damian Olszewski (3-3) def. Erko Jun (3-2) via first-round KO
  • Ismail Naurdiev (20-4) def. Tymoteusz Lopaczyk (7-2) via decision
  • Stuart Austin (15-6) def. Satoshi Ishii (23-12-1) via decision