Bellator 171 Results: Melvin Guillard/Chidi Njokuani Headline This Card

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Main Card (9pm EST., Spike TV)

Chidi Njokuani def. Melvin Guillard by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-24, 30-26)

David Rickels def. Aaron Derrow by TKO via strikes (0:44, R3)

AJ McKee def. Brandon Phillips by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Jessica Middleton def. Alice Smith Yauger by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-26)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., Bellator.com)

Jordan Young def. Chris Harris by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Justin Overton def. Gaston Reyno by submission via rear naked choke (0:34, R2)

Jarod Trice def. Kevin Woltkamp by KO via strikes (3:17, R2)

Tyrell Fortune def. Will Johnson by TKO via strikes (4:20, R2)

Bruna Ellen def. Carmela James by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)


Round By Round Recap

Bruna Ellen vs. Carmela James

Round One: The round begins with James attacking Ellen with some leg kicks, James also attacks Ellen with a high kick. James then catches a swinging Ellen with a counter right hook, Ellen starts catching James with some leg kicks of her own. Ellen charges at James while throwing punching combinations, James catches a swinging Ellen with a superwoman punch. Ellen responds by kicking James in the midsection, Ellen continues attacking James with combinations. James cracks a swinging Ellen with a counter overhand right, Ellen puts James against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. James breaks free and she kicks Ellen in the midsection, Ellen scores a takedown on James as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ellen

Round Two: The round begins with Ellen attacking James with a few leg kicks, James tries catching Ellen with a series of jabs. Ellen then cracks a swinging James with a wild looping right, Ellen goes back to attacking James with punching combinations. Ellen then catches James with a kick to the midsection, Ellen comes forward and she nails James with a right. Ellen comes forward and she cracks James with a two punch combination, the two fighters have a striking exchange in the middle of the cage. Ellen starts cracking the midsection of James with some punches as well. James tries backing up Ellen by throwing a high kick, Ellen puts James against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Ellen scores a takedown on James and she postures up as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ellen (Overall Score: 20-18 for Ellen)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters just swinging away at each other, James barely catches Ellen with a superwoman punch. Ellen scores a takedown on James and she gets the half guard, Ellen postures up and James gets back up as well. James starts attacking Ellen with some leg kicks, Ellen responds by nailing James with a straight right. Ellen goes back to attacking James with several punching combinations, Ellen also attacks James with a few kicks. James tries catching Ellen with single strike attacks, Ellen scores another takedown on James and she gets the half guard. James catches Ellen in her full guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ellen (Final Score: 30-27 for Ellen)

Official Result: Bruna Ellen def. Carmela James by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Jarod Trice vs. Kevin Woltkamp

Round One: The round begins with Woltkamp attacking Trice with leg kicks, Trice starts peppering Woltkamp with a few jabs. Trice swings wildly at Woltkamp after a takedown attempt goes bad, Trice starts attacking Woltkamp with leg kicks of his own. Trice then catches Woltkamp with a short right to the midsection, Trice also catches Woltkamp with a kick to the midsection. Trice starts attacking Woltkamp with some hard rights to the head, Trice grabs Woltkamp and he attacks him with a few knee strikes. Trice then pops Woltkamp with a two punch combination, Woltkamp accidentally nails Trice low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Trice

Round Two: The round begins with Trice peppering Woltkamp with some jabs, Trice starts working over the midsection of Woltkamp with strikes. Trice goes back to attacking Woltkamp with leg kicks as well, Trice starts attacking Woltkamp with punching combinations as well. Trice rocks Woltkamp with a left hook, Woltkamp nails Trice with a combination of his own that lands. Trice then lands a kick to the midsection of Woltkamp, Woltkamp starts popping Trice with some leg kicks. Trice drops Woltkamp with a pair of lefts and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Jarod Trice def. Kevin Woltkamp by KO via strikes (3:17, R2)

Tyrell Fortune vs. Will Johnson

Round One: The round begins with Johnson nailing Fortune with a kick to the midsection, Fortune nails Johnson with a left before scoring a takedown. Fortune gets the half guard and then the full guard while landing ground and pound, Fortune transitions to back control on Johnson while landing more strikes. Johnson scrambles to his feet with Fortune holding onto him, Johnson scores a takedown on Fortune before landing a few strikes. Fortune scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Johnson puts Fortune against the cage wall while landing an uppercut, Johnson nails Fortune low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Johnson catching Fortune with a punching combination, Fortune grabs Johnson and he puts him against the cage wall. Johnson accidentally nails Fortunelow again and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Johnson. The action resumes with the fighters exchanging punches, Johnson then hits Fortune with a three punch combo before scoring a takedown. Fortune gets back to his feet and Johnson attacks him with a knee strike, Fortune grabs Johnson and he holds him against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 9-9 for Draw

Round Two: The round begins with Fortune attacking Johnson with some leg kicks, Fortune grabs Johnson and he attacks him with a few knee strikes. Fortune cracks Johnson with a few uppercuts to the midsection as well, Johnson breaks free before rocking Fortune with an overhand right. Fortune grabs Johnson and he cracks him with knee strikes to the midsection. Fortune scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets back control, Fortune starts attacking Johnson with some ground and pound. Johnson wall walks back to his feet and Fortune holds him on the cage wall, Fortune scores another takedown on Johnson and he gets back control. Fortune attacks Johnson with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Tyrell Fortune def. Will Johnson by TKO via strikes (4:20, R2)

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