Bellator 186 Results: Two Title Fights & Two PSU Alumni In Action

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(Rankings are provided by Fightful’s David Tees)

Main Card (9pm EST., Spike TV)

Ryan Bader def. Linton Vassell by TKO via strikes (3:58, R2) to retain the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Title

#1 Ilima-Lei Macfarlane def. #4 Emily Ducote by submission via arm bar (3:42, R5) to win the Bellator MMA Women’s Flyweight Title

Ed Ruth def. Chris Dempsey by KO via punch (0:27, R2)

#1 Phil Davis def. Leo Leite by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

#10 Saad Awad def. Zach Freeman by TKO via strikes (1:07, R1)

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

Frankie Beunafuente def. Francis Healy by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Tywan Claxton def. Jonathan Bonilla-Bowman by KO via flying knee strike (1:29, R1)

Logan Storley def. Matt Secor by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Dominic Mazzotta def. Matt Lozano by TKO via doctor stoppage (2:37, R1)

Michael Trizano def. Mike Otwell by submission via d’arce choke (2:07, R2)

Mike Wilkins def. Brett Martinez by submission via rear naked choke (1:09, R2)


Round By Round Recap

Frankie Beunafuente vs. Francis Healy

Round One: The round begins with Beunafuente attacking Healy with knee strikes as he holds him against the cage wall, Beunafuente scores a takedown on Healy and he gets the open guard. Beunafuente starts attacking Healy with some ground and pound, Healy tries rolling for an arm bar while on his back and Beunafuente avoids it. Healy wall walks to his feet and Beunafuente drags him back to the ground, Beunafuente goes back to attacking Healy with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Beunafuente

Round Two: The round begins with Beunafuente nailing Healy with an overhand right, Healy starts catching Beunafuente with some counter strikes. Beunafuente continuously attacks Healy with a bunch of rights, Beunafuente scores a takedown on Healy and he gets back control. Healy scrambles and he gets Beunafuente in his open guard, Beunafuente transitions to the half guard against Healy. Healy eats a few strikes as he gets Beunafuente back in his full guard, Beunafuente regains half guard as he nails Healy with a few strikes. Healy again gets Beunafuente back in his full guard while eating more strikes, Healy scrambles to his feet and Beunafuente nails him with knee strikes. Beunafuente scores another takedown on Healy as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Healy nailing Beunafuente with some leg kicks, Healy grabs Beunafuente and he holds him against the cage wall. Beunafuente catches Healy with a knee strike and they separate, Healy stuns Beunafuente with a punching combination. Healy drags Beunafuente to the ground and he lands a few elbow strikes, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Healy coming forward and swinging away at Beunafuente, Beunafuente scores a takedown on Healy and he gets him in a sideways position. Healy scrambles to his feet and the fighters separate, Beunafuente gets Healy against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Frankie Beunafuente def. Francis Healy by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Jonathan Bonilla-Bowman vs. Tywan Claxton

Round One: The round begins with Bonilla-Bowman attempting a jumping front kick against Claxton, Bonilla-Bowman catches a swinging Claxton with a counter right uppercut. Claxton comes forward and he swings away at Bonilla-Bowman, Claxton also attacks Bonilla-Bowman with a high kick that gets blocked, Claxton levels Bonilla-Bowman with a flying knee strike and Bonilla-Bowman is out cold.

Official Result: Tywan Claxton def. Jonathan Bonilla-Bowman by KO via flying knee strike (1:29, R1)

Matt Secor vs. Logan Storley

Round One: The round begins with Storley attacking Secor with some leg kicks, Secor comes forward and he swings away at Storley. Storley scores a takedown on Secor and he gets the open guard, Storley gains the half guard as he attacks Secor with ground and pound. Storley mixes in some elbow strikes in his attack against Secor, Secor causes a scramble and Storley controls his head. Storley attacks a downed Secor with knee strikes before gaining side control, Storley postures up and he cracks Secor with a right. The referee allows Secor to stand up after moments of inactivity, Storley scores another takedown on Secor as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Storley

Round Two: The round begins with Storley attacking Secor with some leg kicks, Storley scores a takedown on Secor and he gets the full guard. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Storley nailing Secor with more leg kicks. Secor attacks Storley with a few jabs to try and keep him at bay, Storley scores another takedown on Secor and he gets the full guard. Storley starts attacking Secor with some ground and pound, the referee stands the fighters again for inactivity. The action resumes with Storley scoring another takedown on Secor and he gets the open guard, Storley nails Secor with elbow strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Storley attacking a swinging Secor with some leg kicks, Storley scores a takedown on Secor and he gets the half guard. Secor gets Storley in his full guard while eating a bunch of strikes, Storley continues attacking Secor with ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Secor going for a takedown and Storley controlling his head on the ground. Storley scores a takedown on Secor and he gets the open guard, Secor gets up and Storley holds him against the cage wall. Storley drags Secor to the ground as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Logan Storley def. Matt Secor by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

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