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Big night for LI at Ring of Combat 37

WEC featherweight Deividas Taurosevicius takes a break during

WEC featherweight Deividas Taurosevicius takes a break during his third training session of the day at Xtreme Fitness in Farmingdale. Photo Credit: Newsday / Robert Cassidy

Here's a quick roundup of Long Island-based fighters from Ring of Combat 37 last Friday at the Tropicana in Atlantic City.

- Deividas Taurosevicius (13-5), a former WEC and Bellator fighter from Copiague via Lithuania, submitted Ronnie Rogers by rear naked choke in the second round to win the ROC featherweight title.

- Al Iaquinta (5-0-1), a Team Serra-Longo fighter, won the ROC lightweight with a TKO of Gabriel Miglioi 26 seconds into the first round.

- Brian Kelleher (4-1), from Selden, won by stoppage midway through the third round against Michael LaDuke. Kelleher will next fight in Bellator.

- James Jenkins (4-0), another Team Serra-Longo fighter from Rocky Point, submitted Cody Castillo via guillotine choke 24 seconds into the fight.


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