Bellator 164 Results: A Welterweight Title Fight & The Debut Of UFC Veteran Noad Lahat

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Douglas Lima def. Andrey Koreshkov by KO via strikes (1:21, R3) to win the Bellator MMA Welterweight Title

Noad Lahat def. Scott Cleve by submission via rear naked choke (2:26, R1)

Georgi Karakhanyan def. Kirill Medvedovski by TKO via injury (3:40, R1)

Lena Ovchynnikova def. Karla Benitez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Round By Round Recap

Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Kirill Medvedovski

Round One: The round begins with Medvedovski attacking Karakhanyan with leg kicks, Karakhanyan attacks Medvedovski with a flying knee strike. Karakhanyan drags Medvedovski to the ground and he gets the half guard, Karakhanyan attacks Medvedovski with some ground and pound upon gaining side control. Karakhanyan briefly postures up and lands a few strikes on Medvedovski, Medvedovski does his best to attack Karakhanyan while on his back. Karakhanyan stands up and he allows Medvedovski to stand as well, Karakhanyan scores a takedown on Medvedovski and he gets the half guard. Karakhanyan attacks Medvedovski with strikes, Medvedovski suffers an injury while on the ground and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Georgi Karakhanyan def. Kirill Medvedovski by TKO via injury (3:40, R1)

Karla Benitez vs. Lena Ovchynnikova

Round One: The round begins with Ovchynnikova attacking Benitez with leg kicks, Ovchynnikova attacks a kicking Benitez with a three punch combination. Ovchynnikova pops Benitez with a straight left to the face, Ovchynnikova pops a swinging Benitez with a counter right hook. Ovchynnikova clinches with Benitez and nails her with a few knee strikes, Benitez eats a few shots after nailing Ovchynnikova with a right. The fighters exchange leg kicks in the center of the cage, Ovchynnikova then pops Benitez with a two punch combination. Ovchynnikova catches a swinging Benitez with a counter strike combination, Ovchynnikova follows that up by catching Benitez with a left hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ovchynnikova

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Ovchynnikova grabs Benitez and she nails her with a knee strike. Benitez briefly holds Ovchynnikova while looking for a takedown, Ovchynnikova starts connecting with several combos on Benitez. Ovchynnikova continues catching a swinging Benitez with counter strikes, Ovchynnikova starts catching Benitez with a few lefts. Benitez then hits Ovchynnikova with a kick to the midsection, Benitez follows Ovchynnikova around the cage while eating strikes. Ovchynnikova catches Benitez with more punching combinations, Ovchynnikova nails Benitez with a kick to the midsection. Ovchynnikova continues catching her with a lot of punches to the face as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Benitez attacking Ovchynnikova with a variety of kicks, Ovchynnikova starts nailing Benitez with some punching combinations. Benitez catches Ovchynnikova with a step in knee strike to the midsection, Benitez lands another knee strike after eating a three punch combination. The fighters exchange some kicks to the midsection, Benitez then hits Ovchynnikova with a straight right. Ovchynnikova catches a swinging Benitez with a few counter strikes, Benitez hits a kicking Ovchynnikova with a knee strike to the midsection. Ovchynnikova backs up Benitez by nailing her with a straight right, the fighters clinch and exchange a few knee strikes. Benitez chases Ovchynnikova around the cage while throwing combinations, Ovchynnikova catches a swinging Benitez with a straight left. Benitez briefly holds Ovchynnikova on the ground as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Lena Ovchynnikova def. Karla Benitez by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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