Bellator 285 Results: Ben Henderson Wins; Melvin Manhoef Retires

Bellator 285 took place last night and we’ve got all the results for you below.

In the main event of the evening, Benson Henderson earned a convincing unanimous decision victory (49-45 x3) over Peter Queally.

Henderson sought out takedowns often in the fight and was able to control the action on top and in the clinch for significant spells, and though he never came close to finishing the fight and was also deducted a point in the second round for a low blow, his victory was never in doubt.

In the co-main event Melvin Manhoef faced a tough retirement fight against Yoel Romero, and found himself being outwrestled in the first and third rounds, with the latter leading to him being battered with brutal elbows on the mat that knocked him out.

The 46-year-old Manhoef has essentially fought in all the major MMA promotions outside of the UFC over the past 27 years, in addition to a lengthy kickboxing career too, so he’s long overdue the opportunity to hang up his gloves and rest easy with a career record that now stands at 32-16-1 (+2nc), including a whopping 29 of his 32 wins coming via strikes!

Check out all the Bellator 285 results below.

Benson Henderson def. Peter Queally via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-45)
Yoel Romero def. Melvin Manhoef via knockout (elbows) – Round 3, 3:34
Leah McCourt def. Dayana Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-29, 29-28)
Pedro Carvalho def. Mads Burnell via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-29, 29-28)
Ciaran Clarke def. Rafael Hudson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 2:50
Karl Moore def. Karl Albrektsson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:36
Brian Moore def. Arivaldo Lima Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brett Johns def. Jordan Winski via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Darragh Kelly def. Kye Stevens via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Kane Mousah def. Georgi Karakhanyan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Kenny Mokhonoana def. Alex Bodnar via technical submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:42
Asael Adjoudj def. Jordan Barton via TKO (head kick, punches) –Round 1, 2:39
Luca Poclit def. Dante Schiro via technical submission (modified arm-triangle) – Round 2, 4:31

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