Bellator 124: Emanuel Newton Defends Crown With Spinning Backfist KO
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.
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