Bellator 186 took place last night and we’ve got all the results for you below.
In the main event of the evening, Ryan Bader successfully defended his light-heavyweight title against Linton Vassell.
Vassell posed some problems for Bader with kicks in the striking department, but the former UFC fighter was able to use his wrestling to make his mark in the bout and that paid off in the second round when he got his opponent down against the against and landed ground and pound punches and elbows to earn a TKO victory.
Earlier, Ilima Macfarlane became Bellator’s inaugural flyweight champion after finding a finish deep into the final round against Emily Ducote.
Macfarlane generally edged out the action, but in the final round Ducote got on top. However, operating out of a high guard, Macfarlane went for a triangle choke and then nicely transitioned to an armbar to force the tap with less than 90 seconds left in the fight.
Earlier Phil Davis earned a clean sweep on the scorecards against Leo Leite in a relatively uneventful fight.
Check out all the Bellator 186 results below.
Ryan Bader def. Linton Vassell via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:58
Ilima Macfarlane def. Emily Ducote via verbal submission (armbar) – Round 5, 3:42
Phil Davis def. Leo Leite via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ed Ruth def. Chris Dempsey via knockout (punch) – Round 2, 0:27
Saad Awad def. Zach Freeman via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:07
Scott Clymer def. Michael Benjamin Putnam via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:07
Mike Wilkins def. Brett Martinez via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:09
Michael Trizano def. Mike Otwell via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 2, 2:07
Dominic Mazzotta def. Matthew Lozano via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 1, 2:37
Logan Storley def. Matt Secor via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Tywan Claxton def. Jonathan Bonilla-Bowman via knockout (flying knee) – Round 1, 1:29
Frankie Buenafuente def. Francis Healy via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Andrew Salas def. Ethan Goss via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Josh Fremd def. Ryan Parker via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:25