Bellator 207: Ryan Bader Dominates Matt Mitrione, Advances to HW GP Finals
By FCF Staff
Ryan Bader is one win away from becoming a champ-champ, as Bellator’s light-heavyweight king dominated Matt Mitrione with his wrestling game on Friday night.
The two fought in the headliner of Bellator 207, which took place in Uncasville, Connecticut. With the victory, Bader advanced to the finals of the promotion’s heavyweight grand-prix, which will crown a new champion. Fedor Emelianenko and Chael Sonnen are fighting in the other semifinal tonight at Bellator 208.
Here are the results from Bellator 207.
Ryan Bader def. Matt Mitrione via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-24, 30-25)
Sergei Kharitonov def. Roy Nelson via knockout (knee) R1, 4:59
Lorenz Larkin def. Ion Pascu via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Corey Browning def. Kevin Ferguson Jr. via TKO (punches) – R2, 2:08
Mandel Nallo def. Carrington Banks via knockout (knee) – R2, 0:07
Vinicius de Jesus def. Tim Caron via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Janay Harding def. Sinead Kavanagh via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – R1, 5:00
Andre Fialho def. Javier Torres majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Sarah Click def. Kristi Lopez unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mike Kimbel def. Alex Potts via knockout (punches) – R1, 0:06
Alexandra Ballou def. Lisa Blaine via TKO (elbows) – R3, 3:28
Pat Casey def. Kastriot Xhema via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Results via MMA Junkie