Bellator 261: Johnson vs Moldavsky Results And Replay
Bellator 261 went down on Friday night at he Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. In the main event, Valentin Moldavsky earned a hard fought unanimous decision over Timothy Johnson to win the interim heavyweight title. Ryan Bader, the heavyweight champion, is currently competing in the Bellator Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix.
In the co-main event, Liz Carmouche needed less than one minute to TKO the previously undefeated Kana Watanabe. ‘Girl-Rilla’ is now expected to challenge the winner of next month’s flyweight title fight between Juliana Velasquez and Denise Kielholtz.
Elsewhere on the Bellator 261 main card, Sidney Outlaw submitted Myles Jury with only 16 seconds left having dominated the entire fight, Daniel Weichel came out on top against Keoni Diggs via split decision, and Christian Edwards earned a unanimous decision win over Simon Biyong.
Bellator 261: Timothy Johnson vs Valentin Moldavsky Results
Valentin Moldavsky defeats Timothy Johnson via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
Liz Carmouche defeats Kana Watanabe via first round TKO (0:35)
Sidney Outlaw defeats Myles Jury via third round rear naked choke submission (4:44)
Daniel Weichel defeats Keoni Diggs via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Christian Edwards defeats Simon Biyong via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
John de Jesus defeats John Macapa via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Taylor Johnson defeats Lance Wright via first round rear naked choke submission (2:58)
Jaylon Bates defeats Cody Matthews via second round armbar submission (4:04)
Corey Samuels defeats Isaiah Hokit via first round KO (0:10)
Soren Bak defeats Bobby Lee via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-27)
Prelims And Main Card Replay:
Bellator returns on Friday July 16th with Bellator 262, which will see Juliana Velasquez make the first defence of her flyweight title against Denise Kielholtz in the main event.