Bellator 183 Results: Patricky Pitbull - Ben Henderson Headline & Roy Nelson Debuts

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Main Card (9pm EST., Spike TV)

#2 Patricky Freire def. #4 Ben Henderson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Roy Nelson def. #5 Javy Ayala by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-28)

#5 Paul Daley def. Lorenz Larkin by KO via strikes (2:40, R2)

Goiti Yamauchi def. #7 Adam Piccolotti by submission via rear naked choke (3:19, R1)

Aaron Pico def. Justin Linn by KO via punch (3:45, R1)

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

Tony Johnson def. Mike Ortega by KO via punch (1:49, R2)

Kaytlin Neil def. Brooke Mayo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brandon Laroco def. Gaston Bolanos by submission via triangle choke (2:16, R2)

Jaimelene Nievara def. Corina Herrera by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)

Fernando Gonzalez def. Alex Lopez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Round By Round Recap

Alex Lopez vs. Fernando Gonzalez

Round One: The round begins with Lopez coming forward while throwing kicks at Gonzalez, Lopez starts attacking Gonzalez with leg kicks. Gonzalez backs Lopez into the cage wall while throwing a few punches, Gonzalez comes forward and he pops Lopez with a few lefts. Gonzalez rocks a backing Lopez with a multiple punch combination, Gonzalez backs up Lopez again with a high kick attempt followed by a left. Lopez kicks away at Gonzalez as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gonzalez

Round Two: The round begins with Lopez immediately kicking away at Gonzalez, Lopez accidentally nails Gonzalez low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Lopez kicking away at Gonzalez again, Gonzalez responds by popping Lopez with a few lefts. Gonzalez backs Lopez into the cage wall while throwing a multiple punch combination, Gonzalez catches a kicking Lopez with a counter left. Gonzalez continues looking for the counter left against the kicking Lopez, Lopez occasionally catches Gonzalez with leg kicks. Lopez backs up Gonzalez by attempting more kicks against him, Gonzalez backs up Lopez while pummeling him with a plethora of lefts. Gonzalez swings away at Lopez as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Lopez attacking an incoming Gonzalez with kicks, Gonzalez charges forward and he nails Lopez with a punching combination. Lopez catches Gonzalez with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Gonzalez responds by catching Lopez with a left. Lopez continues coming forward and attacking Gonzalez with a plethora of kicks, Lopez eventually nails Gonzalez with a kick to the midsection. Lopez grabs Gonzalez and he attacks him with a few knee strikes, Gonzalez drops Lopez momentarily with a pair of lefts. Lopez catches Gonzalez with leg kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lopez (Final Score: 29-28 for Gonzalez)

Official Result: Fernando Gonzalez def. Alex Lopez by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Corina Herrera vs. Jaimelene Nievara

Round One: The round begins with Nievara cracking Herrera with a straight right, Herrera goes for a spinning back fist that misses badly. The fighters clinch up and battle for position along the cage wall, Nievara scores a takedown on Herrera and she gets the full guard. Herrera rolls for an arm bar and Nievara escapes after a long struggle, Nievara attacks Herrera with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nievara

Round Two: The round begins with Nievara attacking Herrera with a bunch of leg kicks, Herrera occasionally takes a few swings at Nievara. Nievara nails a swinging Herrera with a counter right followed by a few knee strikes, the fighters clinch and battle for position along the cage wall. Nievara scores a takedown on Herrera and she gets the full guard, Herrera rolls for an arm bar again as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Nievara scores a takedown on Herrera and she gets side control. Herrera scrambles and she gets the half guard on Nievara, Nievara quickly traps Herrera in her full guard. Nievara rolls for the arm bar on Herrera and Nievara sweeps Herrera and she gets the full guard on her. Nievara starts attacking Herrera with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jaimelene Nievara def. Corina Herrera by unanimous decision (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)

Brandon Laroco vs. Gaston Bolanos

Round One: The round begins with Laroco attacking Bolanos with some leg kicks, Laroco tehn pops Bolanos with a straight left. Laroco cracks Bolanos with a head kick after avoiding a few strikes, Bolanos comes forward and kicks away at Laroco. Bolanos then cracks Laroco with a few lefts followed by a counter right, Bolanos holds Laroco against the cage wall for a few moments. Laroco pulls guard on Bolanos to drag to fight to the ground, Bolanos scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Bolanos then cracks Laroco with a spinning back elbow strike, Laroco briefly drops Bolanos with an overhand left. Laroco follows that up by nailing a kicking Bolanos with a few counter rights, Laroco scores a takedown on Bolanos and he gets back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Laroco

Round Two: The round begins with Laroco rocking Bolanos with a spinning heel kick to the head followed by a knee strike, Laroco scores a takedown and Bolanos scrambles to his feet. Laroco follows Bolanos around the cage while attacking him with a plethora of punches, Bolanos grabs Laroco and he holds him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Laroco catches Bolanos in a triangle choke and Bolanos goes out cold.

Official Result: Brandon Laroco def. Gaston Bolanos by submission via triangle choke (2:16, R2)

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