Bellator 191 Results: UFC Vets Michael McDonald, Valerie Letourneau & Philip De Fries Makes Their Promotional Debuts

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Michael McDonald def. Peter Ligier by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Valerie Letourneau def. #7 Kate Jackson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Philip De Fries def. James Thompson by submission via guillotine choke (1:33, R1)

Mohammad Yahya def. Ash Griffiths by TKO via strikes (3:26, R1)


Philip De Fries vs. James Thompson

Round One: The round begins with De Fries scoring a takedown on Thompson and he gets the open guard, De Fries gains the half guard against Thompson. De Fries gains back control and Thompson scrambles to his feet, De Fries drags Thompson back to the ground and Thompson gets right back up. De Fries drops for a guillotine choke and Thompson taps out.

Official Result: Philip De Fries def. James Thompson by submission via guillotine choke (1:33, R1)

Mohammad Yahya vs. Ash Griffiths

Round One: The round begins with Griffiths attacking Yahya with leg kicks, Griffiths scores a takedown on Yahya and he gets the half guard. Griffiths starts attacking Yahya with some ground and pound, Yahya scrambles to his feet and Griffiths catches him in a guillotine choke. Yahya escapes the choke to maintain top position, Yahya postures up before gaining side control on Griffiths. Yahya attacks Griffiths with some ground and pound, Griffiths scrambles to his feet and Yahya drags him back to the ground. Yahya attacks Griffiths with more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Mohammad Yahya def. Ash Griffiths by TKO via strikes (3:26, R1)

#7 Kate Jackson vs. Valerie Letourneau

Round One: The round begins with Letourneau attacking Jackson with some leg kicks, Jackson nails Letourneau with a knee strike to the midsection. Jackson comes forward and she kicks away at Letourneau, Jackson comes forward to hit Letourneau with a three punch combination. Jackson and Letourneau exchange some high kicks, Letourneau attacks a swinging Jackson with a counter right. Letourneau also catches Jackson with a kick to the midsection, Jackson nails Letourneau with a knee strike before putting her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Jackson nails Letourneau with a spinning back kick to the midsection, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jackson

Round Two: The round begins with Jackson coming forward to pop Letourneau with a right, Letourneau catches Jackson with a punching combination. Letourneau catches a swinging Jackson with a counter right, Letourneau continues attacking Jackson with counter strikes. Letourneau also catches Jackson with a kick to the midsection, Jackson responds by catching Letourneau with a left. Jackson scores a takedown on Letourneau and she gets the full guard, Letourneau catches Jackson in a triangle choke. Letourneau transitions to an arm bar attempt and Letourneau lets it go before posturing up, Letourneau kicks away at the legs of a downed Jackson. The referee eventually stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters having a striking exchange. Letourneau nails Jackson with a kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Letourneau (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Letourneau swinging away at Jackson, Letourneau avoids some strikes before nailing Jackson with a kick to the midsection. Letourneau then catches a swinging Jackson with a counter right, Jackson continuously goes after Letourneau with punching combinations. Letourneau and Jackson exchange some high kick attempts, Jackson comes forward and she catches Letourneau with a few rights. Letourneau also attacks Jackson with some leg kicks, Jackson barely catches Letourneau with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Jackson hits Letourneau with a front kick as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Valerie Letourneau def. #7 Kate Jackson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Michael McDonald vs. Peter Ligier

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, McDonald starts attacking Ligier with some leg kicks. McDonald then catches Ligier with a step in knee strike, Ligier responds by attacking McDonald with a punching combination. Ligier eats a few more leg kicks before nailing McDonald with another knee strike, McDonald scores a takedown and Ligier gets right back up to get McDonald against the cage wall. McDonald spins Ligier and gets him against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McDonald

Round Two: The round begins with McDonald attacking Ligier with a two punch combo, McDonald grabs Ligier and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Ligier attacks McDonald with a punching combination, Ligier grabs McDonald and he holds him against the cage wall. McDonald separates after attacking Ligier with a striking combination, McDonald scores a takedown on Ligier and he gets side control. Ligier scrambles to his feet and he gets McDonald against the cage wall, Ligier accidentally nails McDonald low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with McDonald rocking Ligier with a punching combination and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with McDonald nailing a swinging Ligier with a counter right, Ligier grabs McDonald and he gets him against the cage wall. McDonald scores a takedown on Ligier and Ligier gets right back up to his feet, McDonald scores another takedown on Ligier and he gets the open guard. McDonald attacks Ligier with some ground and pound, McDonald also transitions to the half guard against Ligier. Ligier scrambles to his feet and McDonald gets him right back down, McDonald transitions to back control against Ligier. Ligier gets to his feet before scoring a takedown on McDonald as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Michael McDonald def. Peter Ligier by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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