Bellator 183 Results

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Bellator 183 Results

Bellator always knows how to bring a show. Tonight’s prelims as always where top notch. un-televised fights always seem to bring the best in any MMA event.

The first 3 figths where all quick submissions and ko’s but when it came to Gonzalez vs Lopez this was an excellent match Lopez spent most of 3 rounds working Gonzalez’s right thigh. In the end it leveled in Gonzalez’s favor for the win. The girls as always brought some really heavy grappling but in the end Jaimee Nievera won after 3 rounds by unanimous decision. Then Brandon Laroco beats Gaston Bolanos by technical decision.

Tonight’s prelims wins:

  • Tony Johnson def. Mike Ortega via knockout (punch) – Round 2, 1:49
  • Kaytlin Neil def. Brooke Mayo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Brandon Laroco def. Gaston Bolanos via technical submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 2:16
  • Jaimelene Nievera def. Corina Herrera via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
  • Fernando Gonzalez def. Alex Lopez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Ricardo Vasquez def. Justin Tenedora via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:39
  • J.J. Okanovich def. Luis Jauregui via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 0:42
  • Daniel Gonzalez def. Anthony Castrejon via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 4:03

Goiti Yamauchi vs Adam Picolotti

First up on the main card is Goiti Yamauchi and Adam Picolotti starting off quickly and ending quickly A44I9623as Yamauchi by submission.  Leg kicks are traded in the first 15 seconds. Head kick by Yamauchi! Flying knee by Yamauchi and then he jumps on a guillotine right away.  He then goes for an anaconda choke, then an omoplata. Piccolotti is back to his feet, but Yamauchi has a hold of his leg and is now draped over his back against the fence. . He hits him for a standing rear-naked choke is locked in. He drops to the floor and Piccolotti taps.

Aaron Pico vs. Justin Linn

Pico starts with some jabs however he gets clipped with a counter left hook by Linn .  Pico gets Linn’sA44I0151  DSC_0133back and is throwing some hard right hands. Linn rolls, throws his legs up, but Pico stays on him and fires off some lefts. Pico stands up, Linn gets stood up due to him staying on the ground too long with no action.  Pico fires back with fast hands and an onslaught of punches against the fence. Pico gets tagged again but he gets another take down. The ground-and-pound from Pico is intense.. Pico gets out of Linn’s guard.  Head kick by Linn is blocked. A massive left hook by Pico knocks Linn to the ground and he is out for the count. I have not seen such a KO in a very logn time. Linn had EMT in the ring within seconds as he was not responsive. This will surely get in Bellators top 10 knock out of the year.

Aaron Pico by KO

Roy Nelson vs. Javy Ayala

Round 1 -Head kick by Ayala within the first few seconds of the round. Hard leg kick by Ayala buckles Nelson’s lead leg.  Uppercut by Ayala connects. Nelson is scarcely throwing anything of consequence.A44I1536 He throws a few and misses a windmill. . Another right hand just clips Ayala on the nose. Takedown attempt by Nelson as he’s in on a double against the fence. Nelson completes it and is throwing punches from half-guard.Nelson is going for a kimura, now he has full mount. Americana by Nelson but Ayala gets out of it and back to his feet. Big knee by Ayala that catches Nelson clean in the closing seconds.

Round 2- Ayala begins with a body kick. Right cross by Nelson definitely stopped Ayala momentarily. Body kick by Ayala and he is trading in the pocket with Nelson, Roy changes levels and gets down again. Nelson working from half-guard and he had Ayala’s left arm trapped but now it’s free. He’s staying busy with punches.  Ground-and-pound from Nelson and he looks for the back.  The fight gets back to the feet then he, takes down Nelson briefly, then kicks him in the head on the way up.  Nelson comes back with an uppercut. Nelson with the takedown once more big elbows from Nelson up against the fence.

Round 3 - Head kick and a flying knee by Ayala straight away.  Ayala with a massive right. Roy misses with a right and then connects on a body kick. Vicious leg kick has Nelson retreating. Ayala with a good jab and then he misses on an elbow. Another level change and Nelson has Ayala horizontal once more.  Ayala trying to push off by using the

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cage but Nelson stays heavy on him. Two minutes to go and Nelson is going for an Americana on Ayala’s left arm. It’s not really locked in and Ayala momentarily shakes Nelson off. Nelson is back in side control with 90 seconds, the crowd is booing for some reason, maybe thinking this would be a slugfest. “Big Country” is in control with one minute remaining. Knee to the body by Nelson as Ayala looks just about out of ideas. Nelson with a bunch of right hands to the noggin of Ayala to end the round.

Nelson by unanimous decision 29-28 29- 28 and 30-26

Lorenz Larkin vs. Paul Daley

Round 1 – No glove touch.  Daley begins with an outside leg kick and then a kick to the body. Another kick by Daley, as Larkin . Leg kick for Larkin and then he slips Daley’s jab. Hard leg kick by Daley again. An equally hard one by Larkin in return. Side kick to the stomach by Larkin. Straight right by Larkin backs Daley up momentarily. Another leg kick and then a left hook by Larkin. Hard right hand tags Daley. Left hook to the body by Daley and then his head kick attempt puts him off balance and he’s on his back. Larkin pounces, goes for a triangle choke. Lorenz bypasses that and gets to side

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control with 30 seconds to go in the round. Big right hands by Larkin on the ground to end the opening frame.

Round 2 - Front kick by Larkin nearly gets to Daley’s chin. Sloppy right by Daley and Larkin easily ducks under and puts Paul up against the fence. Larkin trying to trip Daley from the body lock.. Daley muscles Larkin away and lands a good punch. He goes for the tak

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edown on Larkin, defends it. Knee by Daley to the chest. They both swing and miss and clinch again. Knee to the body by Larkin. Spinning backfist try by Daley. Left hook rocks Larkin,  another left hook puts Larkin down and Larkin is down for the count.

Lorenz Larkin looses by KO to Paul Daley

 

 

Ben Henderson vs. Patricky Freire

Round 1 - Leg kick by Patricky. Henderson attacks the lead leg of the Brazilian. Freire sidesteps Henderson’s surge forward. Sharp body kick by Bendo. Good right hand by Freire. Henderson stumbles. Another leg kick by Pitbull. Henderson misses on a superman punch. Brutal body kick by Henderson. Straight left partially blocked by Pitbull, who throws a spinning back kick which hits Henderson on the arm. Kick by Henderson and then he poked Patricky in the eye, so action halts for a moment. The fight resumes with a right body kick by Freire. Jumping switch kick by Henderson, then Pitbull escapes the takedown. Head kick is blocked by Henderson. Glancing left hook from Freire. leg kick by Pitbull. Sweeping left by Pitbull after Henderson hit Patricky with a right. Pitbull with the leg kick once more.

Round 2- Takedown attempt by Henderson and Pitbull sprawls. Flying knee by Pitbull is not close butDSC_0298 he cracks Henderson with an uppercut. Straight left by Henderson snaps Patricky’s head back. Henderson just did a thigh punch.  Pitbull is fighting the hands and staying upright. Henderson switches to a single, Pitbull grabs the fence, now Henderson goes back to the double. Henderson is trying hard to put Freire on his back and he can’t quite get him down. Henderson with some kicks to the leg and some foot stomps. Henderson eats a flying knee while holding onto Pitbull’s right leg. He’s still on the leg and still can’t get the Brazilian to the canvas.  Elbows to the side of the head by Pitbull as the crowd bemoans the lack of exciting moments. A knee in the clinch by Henderson as they turn each other around and fight to a relative stalemate, but then Patricky takes Henderson down for just a split second before the round ends.

Round 3- Henderson ducks under for a takedown and can’t get it, even in the center of the cage. They trade kicks, with Patricky going to the leg and body and Henderson just to the body. Brief flurry yields almost nothing substantive. Henderson checks a kick.Nice knee by Pitbull and Henderson has another takedown stuffed. They may have just clashed heads as Henderson went down and it didn’t look like it was from a punch. Two body kicks then a leg kick. Henderson with a big left hand and Patricky eats that shot well. Slow head kick loses steam by the time it hits Pitbull’s head. Left hok glances the top of Henderson’s head. Pitbull forced to defend Henderson’s double leg, and then he takes an upward elbow. Patricky retaliates with own elbow. One minute to go as the crowd boos. Pitbull separates and lands a right hand. Henderson with a jumping knee.  Left hook by Pitbull. Body kick by Henderson, then one more time.

Patricky Pitbull def. Ben Henderson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

 

 

Patricky Pitbull def. Ben Henderson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Lorenz Larkin vs. Paul Daley

Round 1 - No glove touch for these two! Mike Beltran is the referee and the co-main event is underway. Daley begins with an outside leg kick and then a kick to the body. Another kick by Daley, as Larkin is very patient early on, even if the crowd is impatient. Leg kick for Larkin and then he slips Daley’s jab. Hard leg kick by Daley again. An equally hard one by Larkin in return. Side kick to the stomach by Larkin. Straight right by Larkin backs Daley up momentarily. Another leg kick and then a left hook by Larkin. Hard right hand tags Daley cleanly! Left hook to the body by Daley and then his head kick attempt puts him off balance and he’s on his back. Larkin pounces but Daley, of all things, goes for a triangle choke. Lorenz bypasses that and gets to side control with 30 seconds to go in the round. Big right hands by Larkin on the ground to end the opening frame. 10-9 Larkin.

Round 2 - Front kick by Larkin nearly gets to Daley’s chin. Sloppy right by Daley and Larkin easily ducks under and puts Paul up against the fence. Larkin trying to trip Daley from the body lock, as the ref implores them to do something. Daley muscles Larkin away and lands a good punch. He goes for the takedown on Larkin, but “Da Monsoon” defends it. Knee by Daley to the chest. They both swing and miss and clinch again. This is a weird fight. Good knee to the body by Larkin. Spinning backfist try by Daley. Left hook rocks Larkin! Another left hook puts Larkin down and it is all over! WOW!

Official result: Paul Daley def. Lorenz Larkin by KO (punches) at 2:40 of round 2

Roy Nelson vs. Javy Ayala

Round 1 - Head kick by Ayala right away skims across Nelson’s beard. Hard leg kick by Ayala buckles Nelson’s lead leg. Basic 1-2 and then a knee by Ayala, who is off to a great start. Uppercut by Ayala connects. Nelson is scarcely throwing anything of consequence. He does throw a right to the body and then misses on the windmill right to the head. Another right hand just clips Ayala on the nose. Takedown attempt by Nelson as he’s in on a double against the fence. Nelson completes it and is throwing punches from half-guard. Roy is looking to pass to side control and he eats an elbow from Ayala. Nelson is going for a kimura, now he has full mount. Americana by Nelson but Ayala explodes out of it and back to his feet. Big knee by Ayala that catches Nelson clean in the closing seconds. 10-9 Ayala.

Round 2 - Ayala begins round 2 with a body kick. Right cross by Nelson definitely stopped Ayala momentarily. Body kick by Ayala and he is trading in the pocket with Nelson, but now Roy changes levels and gets Javy down again. Nelson working from half-guard and he had Ayala’s left arm trapped but now it’s free. He’s staying busy with punches and keeping Ayala on his back. Ayala’s right arm is underneath Nelson’s knee, now it’s not. Ground-and-pound from Nelson and he looks for the back. He has one hook in, now two hooks! Still two minutes to go but Ayala spins and escapes! Now he’s back to his feet, takes down Nelson briefly, then kicks him in the head on the way up. Front kick has hurt Nelson! But now Nelson comes back with an uppercut and Ayala takes it! Nelson with the takedown once more in this crazy round. Big elbows from Nelson up against the fence. 10-9 Nelson and 19-19 after 2.

Round 3 - Head kick and a flying knee by Ayala straight away. This is so nutty. Ayala with a massive right tags Nelson! Roy misses with a right and then connects on a body kick. Vicious leg kick has Nelson retreating. Ayala with a good jab and then he misses on an elbow. Another level change and Nelson has Ayala horizontal once more. This time Nelson has side control, and he’s nearly trapped the left arm. Ayala trying to push off by using the cage but Nelson stays heavy on him. Two minutes to go and Nelson is going for an Americana on Ayala’s left arm. It’s not really locked in and Ayala momentarily shakes Nelson off. Nelson is back in side control with 90 seconds, the crowd is booing for some reason, maybe thinking this would be a slugfest. “Big Country” is in control with one minute remaining. Knee to the body by Nelson as Ayala looks just about out of ideas. Nelson with a bunch of right hands to the noggin of Ayala to end the fight, and they embrace after the final bell. 10-9 Nelson and 29-28 Nelson on my (obviously) unofficial scorecards.

Official result: Roy Nelson def. Javy Ayala by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)

Aaron Pico vs. Justin Linn

Round 1 - Pico pops the jab out. Gets clipped with a counter left hook by Linn. Body shot by Pico and he takes Linn for a ride. He has Linn’s back and is throwing some hard right hands. Linn rolls, throws his legs up, but Pico stays on him and fires off some lefts. Pico stands up, Linn is chilling on the ground, so the referee stands Linn up. Nice right hand by Linn. Pico fires back with fast hands and an onslaught of punches against the fence. He is teeing off on Linn and while he’s landing some punches he’s also missing a lot of these! It’s a slugfest! What a sequence! Pico gets tagged again but he gets another takedown. The ground-and-pound from Pico is quite powerful. He rains down the elbows and punches and then gets out of Linn’s guard, so it’s back to striking with 85 seconds left in the round. Head kick by Linn is blocked. A massive left hook by Pico has utterly destroyed Justin Linn! He is completely out of it! Aaron Pico’s first win is a surefire KO of the Year contender.

Official resultAaron Pico def. Justin Linn by KO (left hook) at 3:45 of round 1

Adam Piccolotti vs. Goiti Yamauchi

Round 1 - Josh Rosenthal (remember him?) is the referee. Leg kicks are traded in the first 15 seconds. Nice head kick by Yamauchi! Flying knee by Yamauchi and then he jumps on a guillotine right away. Is it tight? Doesn’t look like it so far. He changes things up and goes for an anaconda choke, then an omoplata. Piccolotti is back to his feet, but Yamauchi has a hold of his leg and is now draped over his back against the fence. Piccolotti just can’t shake him off, try as he might. What a back take by Yamauchi! Standing rear-naked choke is locked in. He drops to the floor and Piccolotti has surely got to tap, and he does! That was some beautiful jiu-jitsu.

Official result: Goiti Yamauchi def. Adam Piccolotti by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:19 of round 1

Preliminary Card (7 PM ET, Online)*

Tony Johnson def. Mike Ortega by KO (punch) at 1:49 of R2

Kaytlin Neil def. Brooke Mayo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brandon Laroco def. Gaston Bolanos by technical submission (Triangle) at 2:16 of R2

Jaymee Nievara def. Corina Herrera by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)

Fernando Gonzalez def. Alex Lopez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ricardo Vasquez def. Justin Tenedora by submission (Guillotine)

JJ Okanovich def. Luis Jauregui by submission (Armbar) at :42 of round 1

Daniel Gonzalez def. Anthony Castrejon by KO at 4:03 of round 1

*- Some of these fights will not air on the live stream.

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