Bellator 168 Results: Alessio Sakara/Joey Beltran Headline Card Full Of Italian Prospects

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Alessio Sakara def. Joey Beltran by KO via strikes (1:20, R1)

Kleber Raimundo Silva def. Philipe Lins by TKO via strikes (3:42, R2)

John Salter def. Claudio Annicchiarico by TKO via strikes (1:40, R1)

Goiti Yamauchi def. Valeriu Mircea by submission via triangle choke (3:33, R1)

Ed Ruth def. Emanuele Palombi by TKO via strikes (1:33, R1)


Round By Round Recap

Claudio Annicchiarico vs. John Salter

Round One: The round begins with Annicchiarico attacking Salter with leg kicks, Salter scores a takedown on Annicchiarico and he gets the full mount. Salter starts attacking Annicchiarico with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: John Salter def. Claudio Annicchiarico by TKO via strikes (1:40, R1)

Philipe Lins vs. Kleber Raimundo Silva

Round One: The round begins with Lins popping Silva with a series of jabs, Silva charges at Lins while throwing a combination. Lins rocks a swinging Silva with a counter right hook, Lins rocks Silva again as the two have a wild striking exchange. Silva continues to just swing wildly against Lins, Lins starts attacking Silva with some leg kicks as well. Silva responds by catching Lins with some leg kicks of his own, Lins tries catching a swinging Silva with some counter strikes. Lins catches a kicking Silva with a right to the midsection, Silva starts nailing Lins with some kicks to the midsection. Silva nails Lins with a spinning wheel kick to the head, Silva attacks Lins with another kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lins

Round Two: The round begins with Lins charging at Silva while throwing a few combinations, Silva tries attacking Lins with a head kick and it gets blocked. Silva then catches a swinging Lins with a counter left hook, Lins backs up Silva after landing a two punch combination. Lins then pops a kicking Silva with a combination to the midsection, Lins catches a swinging Silva with a multiple punch combination. Silva rocks Lins with a straight right, Silva chases Lins around the cage while landing a ton of strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Kleber Raimundo Silva def. Philipe Lins by TKO via strikes (3:42, R2)

Ed Ruth vs. Emanuele Palombi

Round One: The round begins with Ruth popping Palombi with a few jabs, Palombi then cracks Ruth with an overhand right. Ruth scores a takedown on Palombi and he gets side control, Ruth quickly gains the full mount position on Palombi. Ruth starts attacking Palombi with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ed Ruth def. Emanuele Palombi by TKO via strikes (1:33, R1)

The remaining fights will be covered on Page Two...

Valeriu Mircea vs. Goiti Yamauchi

Round One: The round begins with Yamauchi attacking Mircea with a high kick, Yamauchi then pops a swinging Mircea with a counter left. Mircea drops Yamauchi with a right and he pounces on him with a plethora of strikes, Yamauchi rolls for the arm bar and Mircea escapes twice. Mircea postures up and he kicks away at the legs of a downed Yamauchi, Mircea settles in the full guard of Yamauchi. Yamauchi sweeps Mircea and he gets top position, Yamauchi transitions to the half guard position on Mircea. Yamauchi catches Mircea with a few strikes before gaining the full mount, Mircea scrambles to get top position and Yamauchi catches him in a triangle choke from out of nowhere to force a submission.

Official Result: Goiti Yamauchi def. Valeriu Mircea by submission via triangle choke (3:33, R1)

Alessio Sakara vs. Joey Beltran

Round One: The round begins with Beltran taking a few swings at Sakara, Beltran also pops Sakara with a few jabs as well. Sakara starts nailing Beltran with a few rights, Sakara accidentally pokes Beltran in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Beltran attacking Sakara with some leg kicks, Sakara looks to catch Beltran with a counter right. Sakara cracks Beltran with a few rights that drop him, Sakara pounces on him with a few more strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Alessio Sakara def. Joey Beltran by KO via strikes (1:20, R1)

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