Bellator 255: Pitbull vs Sanchez 2 Results And Replay
Bellator 255 went down on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The promotion’s first event since Bellator 254 last December saw Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire submit Emmanuel Sanchez in the main event to successfully defend his featherweight title and move into the final of the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix, where he will face AJ McKee.
In the evening’s co-main event, Jason Jackson earned a hard fought unanimous decision win over Neiman Gracie in a a top six welterweight contest.
Elsewhere on the Bellator 255 main card, Tyrell Fortune didn’t waste any time getting a first round finish against Jack May via some prolonged ground and pound, Usman Nurmagomedov dominated Mike Hamel for three rounds to win his promotional debut and take his undefeated record to 12-0, and Kana Watanabe earned a split decision win against Alejandra Lara.
Bellator 255: Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire vs Emmanuel Sanchez Results
Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire defeats Emmanuel Sanchez via first round guillotine submission (3:35)
Jason Jackson defeats Neiman Gracie via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Tyrell Fortune defeats Jack May via first round TKO (3:15)
Usman Nurmagomedov defeats Mike Hamel via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27 x2)
Kana Watanabe defeats Alejandra Lara via split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)
Magomed Magomedov defeats Cee Jay Hamilton via first round rear naked choke submission (1:22)
Mandel Nallo defeats Ricardo Seixas via first round KO (3:23)
Khalid Murtazaliev def. Fabio Aguiar via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Chris Gonzalez defeats Roger Huerta via third round submission – verbal tap from strikes (3:01)
Jose Augusto defeats Jonathan Wilson via first round arm triangle choke submission (4:58)
Roman Faraldo defeats Trevor Gudde via first round TKO (1:30)
Jordan Newman defeats Branko Busick via second round TKO (2:30)
Bellator 255 Prelims And Main Card Replays:
Bellator returns in one week on April 9th with Bellator 256, which will see Ryan Bader face Lyoto Machida in the first round of the Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix in the main event.