Derrick Noble made his debut in the lightweight division a successful one as he defeated 24-year old Ariel Sexton by 2nd round submission. Noble had fought all of his previous 34 fights in the welterweight division.
The fight was one of the featured bouts on HDNet Fights presentation of MFC 19 in Edmonton.
After a first round of striking, which saw both fighters cut, Sexton finally went for a takedown early in the second. Noble saw the shot coming and quickly jumped guard and secured a guillotine choke to force the tapout at 1:30 of the second.