Bellator 258: Archuleta vs Pettis Results And Replay
Bellator 258 went down on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, Sergio Pettis beat Juan Archuleta by way of unanimous decision to win the bantamweight title.
In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony Johnson returned after a four year hiatus and recovered from a crazy first round to knockout Jose Augusto with a huge straight right hand in the first round of the Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix. ‘Rumble’ will now face Vadim Nemkov in the semi-finals after the current 205lbs champion beat Phil Davis via unanimous decision three weeks ago at Bellator 257.
Elsewhere on the Bellator 258 main card, Peter Queally defeated Patricky Freire after the doctor stopped the fight due to a cut to ‘Pitbull’, and Michael Page also won when the doctor stopped the fight at the end of the first round as a result of a head kick that broke the nose of Derek Anderson.
Bellator 258: Juan Archuleta vs Sergio Pettis Results
Sergio Pettis defeats Juan Archuleta via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
Anthony Johnson defeats Jose Augusto via second round KO (1:30)
Peter Queally defeats Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire via second round TKO – Doctor’s stoppage (5:00)
Michael Page defeats Derek Anderson via first round TKO – Doctor’s stoppage (5:00)
Raufeon Stots defeats Josh Hill via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lorenz Larkin defeats Rafael Carvalho via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Patchy Mix defeats Albert Morales via third round arm triangle submission (2:40)
Logan Storley vs Omar Hussein cancelled after Hussein was not medically cleared
Johnny Eblen defeats Daniel Madrid via first round KO (2:44)
Johnny Campbell defeats Henry Corrales via second round rear naked choke submission (4:12)
Johnny Soto defeats Weber Almeida via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Erik Perez defeats Blaine Shutt via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Bellator 258 Prelims And Main Card:
Bellator returns on May 21st with Bellator 259, which will see Cris Cyborg defend her featherweight title against Leslie Smith in the main event.