Ryan Bader successfully defended his Bellator light heavyweight championship Friday night, finishing Linton Vassell in the main event of Bellator 186.
The event took place from the campus of Penn State University and aired live on Spike.
Bader secured the finish when he brought Vassell to the ground, pounding on him to force the referee to step in at 3:58.
In the co-main event, Ilima-Lei MacFarlane submitted Emily Ducote in the fifth round to become the first-ever Bellator female flyweight champion.
Former PSU wrestlers Phil Davis and Ed Ruth each picked up wins on the main card.
Complete results are below:
Ryan Bader def. Linton Vassell via TKO (ground-and-pound) at 3:58 of Round 2 to remain Bellator light heavyweight champion
Ilima Macfarlane def. Emily Ducote via submission (armbar) at 3:42 of Round 5 to become Bellator female flyweight champion
Phil Davis def. Leo Leite via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ed Ruth def. Chris Dempsey via KO (strike) at :27 of Round 2
Saad Awad def. Zach Freeman via TKO (strikes) at 1:07 of Round 1
Mike Wilkins def. Brett Martinez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:09 of Round 2
Mike Trizano def. Mike Otwell via submission (D’Arce choke) at 2:07 of Round 2
Dominic Mazzotta def. Matthew Lozano via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 2:37 of Round 1
Logan Storley def. Matt Secor via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Tywan Claxton def. Jonny Bonilla-Bowman via KO (flying knee) at 1:29 of Round 1
Frank Buenafuente def. Francis Healy via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Andrew Salas def. Ethan Goss via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Josh Fremd def. Ryan Parker via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:25 of Round 2