|Name||HCL 47: Taught By Fish|
|Date||December 27, 2015|
|Venue||Mount Carmel Center|
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Taught By Fish
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HCL 47: Taught By Fish was a mixed martial arts event held by the Human Cockfighting League. The event took place on Sunday, December 27, 2015 from the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas. This was the third HCL event to take place in Texas, and the second at this venue.
This event featured eight sanctioned mixed martial arts bouts. All fights consisted of three five-minute rounds, except for the main event championship fight, which consisted of five five-minute rounds.
This event featured the finals of the Heavyweight Contender Tournament, with the winner of the co-main event fight earning a shot at the HCL Heavyweight Championship at HCL 50. In addition, this event also featured the two semi-finals of the Middleweight Contender Tournament.
Heavyweight Contender Bracket
|Enzo Antonioni||KO||HCL 47|
|HCL 44||Artemis Kroop||3|
Middleweight Contender Bracket
|Caramel Thunderbird||KO||HCL 50|
|HCL 47||Patrick Melvin||TKO|
|Welter||Wes Blackwell (c)||def.||Francois Gorgonzola||TKO (Punches)||3||4:50||1|
|Heavy||Enzo Antonioni||def.||Artemis Kroop||KO (Clinch knee)||3||4:05||2|
|Middle||Caramel Thunderbird||def.||Steve Bonaventure||KO (Punches)||2||1:20||3|
|Middle||Patrick Melvin||def.||Gunner McCormick||KO (Right hook)||2||4:22||3|
|Lt Heavy||Ben McGuirk||def.||Connor Cairo||Decision (Unanimous)||3||5:00|
|Heavy||Bill Stinkwater||def.||Clem Donaldson||TKO (Punches)||2||3:03|
|Lt Heavy||Alex Janos||def.||Michael the Amazing||TKO (Punches)||2||0:24|
|Welter||Sidney Alderson||def.||Ron Mohandas||KO (Left hook)||2||3:54|
- Note 1: HCL Welterweight Championship Fight
- Note 2: Heavyweight Contender Tournament Final
- Note 3: Middleweight Contender Tournament Semi-final
- Fight of the Night: Wes Blackwell vs Francois Gorgonzola
- Knockout of the Night: Patrick Melvin
- There was no Submission of the Night winner, because none of the fights ended in a submission.