Bellator 215 Results: Austin Vanderford submits Cody Jones in Round 1 (Video)

Paige VanZant, Austin Vanderford

Austin Vanderford took on Cody Jones in a 175-pound catchweight bout on the main card of tonight’s Bellator 215 event from Uncasville, Connecticut.

The fight marked Vanderford’s Bellator MMA debut.

Austin Vanderford needed less than a five minutes to score a stoppage victory over Cody Jones at tonight’s event.

Vanderford took the fight to the floor where he was able to secure an arm triankle choke which forced Jones to tapout.

Check out the finish below:

With his win over Cody Jones at tonight’s Bellator 215 event, Austin Vanderford improved his mixed martial arts record to a perfect 7-0.

The husband of UFC star Paige VanZant, Vanderford, received some high praise from Bellator boss Scott Coker following his impressive win.

Official Bellator 215 Result: Austin Vanderford def. Cody Jones via submission (arm triangle) at 4:49 of Round 1