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Friday, Jul 17, 2015

Bellator 140: Andrey Koreshkov Takes Welterweight Crown From Douglas Lima

Koreshkov (photo via Bellator.com)

By FCF Staff

Andrey Koreshkov may not have done it in the fashion most would have predicted, but the fighter upset Douglas Lima tonight at Bellator 140, and laid claim to the welterweight title.

Instead of his vaunted striking game, it was the takedowns and grappling of Koreshkov which delivered him the victory. Although Lima was able to sweep Koreshkov on several occasions, the heavy handed fighter was repeatedly put on his back, and lost the bout via unanimous decision.

Here are the results from Bellator 140, which took place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Andrey Koreshkov def. Douglas Lima via unanimous decision (48-47, 50-45, 50-45)

Paul Daley def. Dennis Olson via TKO (punches) R2, 1:12

Brennan Ward def. Roger Carroll via KO (punches) R1, 2:06

Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley declared no contest (doctor stoppage due to cut from accidental headbutt on the latter) R2, 2:47

Michael Page def. Rudy Bears via KO (punches) R1, 1:05

Dean Hancock def. Alex Dunworth via TKO (corner stoppage) R2, 2:14

Kaline Medeiros def. Sarah Payant via submission (kimura) R1, 3:24

Ryan Quinn def. Waylon Lowe via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 2:47

Kin Moy def. Blair Tugman via submission (triangle choke) R3, 3:01

Remo Cardarelli def. Billy Giovanella via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Parker Porter def. Eric Bedard via submission (keylock) R2, 2:51

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:54 pm
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