Bellator 197 took place last night and we’ve got all the results for you below.
In the main event of the evening, Michael Chandler faced late replacement Brandon Girtz after his intented title challenge against current Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus fell through at the last minute due to an injury.
Chandler took out his frustration on Girtz, with a big takedown in the first round later being revealed to have seperated Girtz’s shoulder, while an arm triangle submission followed soon after rendered him unconscious at the 4.00min mark.
A.J. Mckee extended his unbeaten career record to 11 fights in the co-main event with a clean sweep on the scorecards against Justin Lawrence as he used his superior reach to pick him apart from range over the course of three rounds.
Earlier in the evening, the late Kimbo Slice’s son Kevin Ferguson Jr racked up a quick rear-naked choke victory over Devon Brock in just 34 seconds, taking his career record to 3-1.
Michael Chandler def. Brandon Girtz via technical submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:00
A.J. McKee def. Justin Lawrence via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Logan Storley def. Joaquin Buckley via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Kevin Ferguson Jr. def. Devon Brock via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:34
A.J. Siscoe def. Justin Robbins via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:34
Jordan Downy def. Jeff Crotty via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:29
Juliana Velasquez def. Rebecca Ruth via TKO (kick) – Round 3, 0:50
Derek Anderson def. Zak Bucia via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dominic Mazzotta def. Josh Sampo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Eric Ellington def. Jordan Howard via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Adam Cella def. Dewayne Diggs via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:27
Cort Wahle def. Joe Roye via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 0:21