The senior quarter-finals and junior semi-finals were staged today ©IMMAF

Serbian Dzevad Baltic set a new record for the fastest submission at an International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) European Championships during a day of senior quarter-final fights in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Baltic finished his men's light heavyweight bout against Sweden's Daniel Karlsson in just 15 seconds thanks to a successful guillotine choke.

He is now set to face Ukrainian Roman Kiziuk, who defeated Italy's Adriano Livio Meneghet, in tomorrow's semi-finals.

Tom Hoelemann of Germany was a standout performer in the men's heavyweight division following his triumph against Finland's Akseli Kaasalainen.

Slovenia's Miha Frlic is scheduled to be the German's next opponent, following his technical knockout victory against England's Owen Cartridge.

Patrick Habirora is continuing his hot pursuit for gold in the men's welterweight category after fending off Alan Surmont of Israel.

Alex Gill has the chance to defeat the Belgian following the Welshman's success against Estonia's Sergei Strinza.

In the women's strawweight class, Poland's Magdalena Czaban secured a split decision win over Sweden's Josefine Modig and is now set to face Delphine Benouaich of France.

Benouaich progressed to the next round after beating Wales' Hayley Barraclough.

England's Kelly Staddon sealed a decision victory against Italy's Martina Corradi on IMMAF debut to set up a semi-final contest against Germany's Songuel Karatorak.

Blanka Stepien of Poland could not better the German during their quarter-final tie.

Five Ukrainian junior fighters progressed to the junior finals while Belgium has a shot at their first ever gold medal through Akhdim Nessim, who defeated Spain's Gonzalo Luque.