Bellator Results & Video Highlights: Kongo Gets Second Round TKO, Lavar Johnson Loses
The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from California’s Visalia Convention Center. The event was headlined by the Bellator Heavyweight Semifinals with Cheick Kong defeating Mark Godbeer and Vinicius Spartan finishing Lavar Johnson to advance to the Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Final.
The Bellator Middleweight Tournament continued with Brennan Ward defeating Joe Pacheco and Mikkel Parlo outlasting Jason Butcher in the semifinal rounds. Ward and Parlo will fight in the Bellator Middleweight Tournament Final on November 8th from the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.
The night also featured the Bellator Bantamweight Tournament Final with Rafael Silva defeating Anthony Leone to earn his world title shot against current Bellator Bantamweight World Champion, Eduardo Dantas.
Bellator Heavyweight Semifinal: Cheick Kongo defeats Mark Godbeer via TKO (knees) – Round 2, 2:04
Bellator Heavyweight Semifinal: Vinicius Spartan defeats Lavar Johnson via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:23
Bellator Bantamweight Tournament Final: Rafael Silva defeats Anthony Leone by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bellator Middleweight Semifinal: Mikkel Parlo defeats Jason Butcher by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Bellator Middleweight Semifinal: Brennan Ward defeats Joe Pacheco via submission (Power Guillotine) – Round 2, 2:41
Featherweight Feature Fight: Scott Cleve defeats Isaac De Jesus via TKO (Strikes) – Round 2, 3:14
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Javy Ayala defeats Thiago Santos via KO (Punches) – Round 1, 5:00
Lightweight Feature Fight: Brandon Girtz defeats Poppies Martinez via Submission (Armbar) – Round 1, 1:20
Catchweight Feature Fight (165lbs): Stephen Martinez defeats Bryan Travers via Submission (Guillotine Choke) – Round 1, 0:56
Lightweight Feature Fight: Cain Carrizosa defeats Juan Quesada via Submission (Triangle Choke) – Round 2, 4:51
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Brandon Cash defeats William Richey via TKO (Retirement)- Round 2, 5:00
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