Bellator 225 Results and Highlights

Matt Mitrione

Bellator 225 is currently taking place from Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

The event is headlined by a heavyweight rematch featuring Matt Mitrione taking on Sergei Kharitonov.

In the pairs first encounter at Bellator 215, Matt Mitrione landed a brutal, but unintentional, kick to the groin of Sergei Kharitonov, which caused the fight to end in a no-contest after just 15 seconds of action.

Matt Mitrione will enter Bellator 225 sporting a professional record of 13-6. The former NFL player has earned wins over MMA notables Fedor Emelianenko, Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis during his career.

As for Sergei Kharitonov, the veteran Russian fighter sports a record of 28-6 in MMA. Kharitonov holds wins over Alistair Overeem, Andrei Arlovski and Roy Nelson during his career.

Get all of the Bellator 225 Results and Highlights below:

Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov — Kharitonov def. Mitrione via TKO at 1:24 of Round 2

Vitaly Minakov vs. Timothy Johnson — Minakov def. Johnson via KO at 1:45 of Round 1

David Rickels vs. Yaroslav Amosov — Amosov def. Rickels via submission (d’arce choke) at 4:05 of Round 2

Tyrell Fortune vs. Rudy Schaffroth – Fortune def. Schaffroth via submission (RNC) at 2:08 of Round 2

Alejandra Lara vs. Taylor Turner — Lara def. Turner via TKO at 3:44 of Round 1

Bellator 225 Prelims:

Kastroit Xhema vs. Connor Dixon — Dixon def. Xhema via submission (armbar) at 2:08 of Round 3

Corey Browning vs. Nick Newell — Newell def. Browning via submission (arm triangle) at 3:15 of Round 1

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Austin Vanderford vs. Joseph Creer — Vanderford def. Creer via TKO (doctor) at 5:00 of Round 2.

Sabah Homasi vs. Micah Terrill — Homasi def. Terrill via KO at 0:17 of Round 1

Ricky Bandejas vs. Ahmet Kayretli — Bandejas def. Kayretli via KO at 1:21 of Round 1

Khonry Gracie vs. Oscar Vera — Gracie def. Vera submission (armbar) at 2:50 of Round 1

Mike Kimbel vs. Chris Disonell — Disonell def. Kimbel via TKO at 4:54 Round 1

Aviv Gozali vs. Eduard Muravitsky — Gozali def. Muravitsky via submission (heel hook) at 0:11 of Round 1

Jon Manley vs. Thiago Rela — Manley def. Rela via submission (RNC) at 4:47 of Round 3.

Who are you picking to win tonight’s Bellator 225 fights? Sound off in the comments section Penn Nation!

This article first appeared on bjpenn.com August 24, 2019