Bellator 245 And 246 Results
Bellator MMA hold another double header this weekend, with Bellator 245 going down on Friday night and Bellator 246 on Saturday night. Both events taking place behind closed doors at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
In the Bellator 245 main event, Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida rematch, seven years after they first faced each other at UFC 163. On that occasion, ‘Mr Wonderful’ won via a unanimous decision in Brazil. In the co-main event, Cat Zingano is set to make her promotional debut against Gabrielle Holloway.
Official results from Bellator 245:
Phil Davis def. Lyoto Machida via split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Cat Zingano def. Gabrielle Holloway via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26 x2)
Taylor Johnson def. Ed Ruth via first round heel hook submission (0:59)
Raymond Daniels vs. Peter Stanonik ruled a no-contest after two unintentional shots to groin (second round, 1:00)
Alex Polizzi def. Rafael Carvalho via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Leslie Smith def. Amanda Bell via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Tyrell Fortune vs. Jack May declared a no-contest after an accidental knee to groin (first round, 2:42)
Keith Lee def. Vinicius Zani via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
In the Bellator 246 main event, Juan Archuleta is set to face Patrick Mix for the vacant bantamweight title. While the co-main event will see a pivotal welterweight clash, with Jon Fitch taking on Neiman Gracie. And also on the card, Liz Carmouche will be making her promotional debut against DeAnna Bennett.
Official results from Bellator 246:
Juan Archuleta def. Patrick Mix via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) to win the vacant Bellator bantamweight title
Neiman Gracie def. Jon Fitch via heel hook/kneebar hybrid submission (4:47)
Liz Carmouche def. DeAnna Bennett via third round rear naked choke submission (3:17)
Keoni Diggs def. Derek Campos via third round rear naked choke submission (4:59)
Daniel Madrid def. Pat Casey via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Ty Gwerder def. George Tokkos via third round TKO (1:05)
Davion Franklin def. Ras Hylton via technical decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
In the last 24 hours, Bellator has made two big announcements. On October 10th, they will hold the first ever major MMA event in France.
Bellator 248/Paris will be broadcast on CBS Sports in the US, after the promotion announced their new partnership with the sports channel. The partnership begins on October 1st.