Caldwell and Taimanglo previously met in a catchweight bout at Bellator 159. The Official Result Alexander Shlemenko def. The last time these two met Karakhanyan defeated Jenkins by guillotine choke in the first round. Lashley has full mount for a moment then Appelt flips to his back again. Background Bellator 162 was headlined by the return of former middleweight champion for the first time in approximately 18 months, as he takes on winner.
Paul Ruiz Decision unanimous 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 3 5:00 Flyweight Matt Perez def. Aaron Roberson Submission guillotine choke 2 2:20 Middleweight Jermayne Barnes def. Valeriu Mircea Submission triangle choke 1 3:33 Catchweight 189 lbs def. In the co-main event, local fighter Dave Rickels met Melvin Guillard. Lashley entered the cage on a seven-fight winning streak, while Appelt returned to Bellator on the strength of back-to-back victories. The Official Result Virgil Zwicker def.
The event aired live in prime time on. Background The event was headlined by a Lightweight title eliminator fight between former champion and former featherweight champion. After his loss to Koreshkov, he was out for a full year, but came back in July to defeat at Bellator 158. McCarthy says no to a nut shot even though Brents is wincing. James Wallace 1-0 Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Eryk Anders 4-0 vs. Round 2: We get a timeout 14 seconds into R2 as Brents gets kicked straight in the nuts thanks to Gormley's left foot, but he recovers quickly and comes right at Gormley looking to trade hands.
Charles is turning away as Zwicker comes after him and lands about four straight uppercuts. A preliminary bout between Ricky Steele and Eric Cronkhite was cancelled after Cronkhite missed weight by 9 pounds. Zwicker is responding with rights of his own. He settles down for a bit then runs and ducks as Lawrence gives chase, then lands a kick to the cup. Charles is keeping away from his foe early as he looks to pick him apart from the outside. Garcia is warned twice about grabbing onto the cage to prevent the takedown at the midway point. Additionally, a catchweight bout at 160 pounds between Keenan Raymond and Kastroit Xhema was cancelled when Raymond withdrew from the fight.
Results Fight card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Bantamweight c def. Many readers check in before, during and after the fights to share their thoughts on all of the action. Decision split 29-28, 27-30, 29-28 3 5:00 Lightweight def. Budd quickly moves to side control, but the Aussie is able to roll over and stand back up. President announced the main event fight would feature trilogy bout between legends and.
She takes half guard but is unable to improve on it before R1 ends, standing up late and nearly eating an upkick. Final result: Goiti Yamauchi wins via submission armbar at 1:01 of the first round. With about 70 seconds left, a Garcia left hook to the face drops Lawrence onto his back. Background In the main event, faces. Bobby Brents Decision split 28-29, 29-28, 29-28 3 5:00 Heavyweight def.
Final result: Bobby Lashley via submission rear naked choke at 1:43 of the second round. Results Fight card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Bantamweight def. Several top Irish prospects including Dylan Tuke, Ryan Curtis, Rhys McKee, and James Gallagher were featured on the card. Luis Vargas Submission armbar 2 2:59 Lightweight Hugo Lujan def. Brents ducks inside and clips the taller man with a right hook to the head and Gormley is rocked.
Submission guillotine choke 3 0:09 Catchweight 158 lbs vs. Gilbert Smith Decision split 28-29, 29-28, 29-28 3 5:00 Featherweight def. Grady Hurley 9-1 Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Mike Wessell 14-8 vs. Round 3: As with the first two rounds Blencowe tries to set the tempo and control the center, throwing out a high kick when she gets close, Budd answering in kind. Lashley tries to sneak in some rights, uppercuts and knees while they clinch and breaks at 1:40. Round 1 Charles comes right out with a hard right leg kick.
The middleweights come out on fire early, swinging wildly with punches to the head. Decision unanimous 30-25, 29-26, 29-26 3 3:00 165-Pound Kickboxing def. Grady Hurley Round 1: Unaired before Spike. Henry Corrales Submission guillotine choke 2 4:09 Welterweight def. He was replaced by welterweight champion Gilbert Smith.