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Saturday, Sep 13, 2014

Bellator 124: Emanuel Newton Defends Crown With Spinning Backfist KO

Emanuel Newton (photo via Bellator.com)

By FCF Staff

Bellator held its 124th event tonight in Plymouth, Michigan, and in the main event, Emanuel Newton defended his light-heavyweight title, by stopping Joey Beltran with a third round, spinning backfist.

With the victory, Newton improved his overall record to 24-7-1 and extended his win streak to 6. Beltran’s record now stands at 15-11.

Here are the results from the event, which was hosted by the Compuware Arena.

Bellator 124

Light-Heavyweight Championship

Emanuel Newton def. Joey Beltran by KO (Spinning Backfist) R3, 3:07

Light-Heavyweight Tournament Final

Liam McGeary def. Kelly Anundson by Sub (Inverted Triangle) R1, 4:47

L.C. Davis def. Zeilton Rodrigues by Unanimous Decision

Ryan Couture def. Tom Bagnasco by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) R1, 3:01

Adrian Hadribeaj def. Michael Hamida by Split Decision

Sabah Homasi def. Eric Moon by Submission (Guillotine) R2, 1:07

Mike Hernandez def. Thomas Vasquez by Unanimous Decision

LeRoy Johnson def. Adrian Henderson by Split Decision

Jason Fischer def. Tony Hervey by Unanimous Decision

Eric Ramirez def. Cortez Phelia by Sub (Guillotine) R3, 0:38

Justin Jaynes def. Ruben Baraiac via TKO (punches) R1, 4:17


posted by FCF Staff @ 12:55 am
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