Bellator 194 Results: Matt Mitrione Faces Roy Nelson In A Grand Prix Bout, Patricky Pitbull vs. Derek Campos II & More!

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Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Opening Round Fight

#1 Matt Mitrione def. #6 Roy Nelson by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#2 Patricky Freire def. #3 Derek Campos by TKO via strikes (2:23, R1)

#7 Vadim Nemkov def. #4 Liam McGeary by TKO via leg kicks (4:02, R3)

Heather Hardy def. Ana Julaton by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Tywan Claxton def. Jose Antonio Perez by TKO via strikes (3:39, R2)

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

Regivaldo Carvalho def. Thomas English by KO via strikes (0:17, R1)

Ross Richardson def. Ron Leon by TKO via strikes (1:41, R2)

Marcus Surin def. Dean Hancock by submission via arm triangle choke (4:50, R2)

Mike Kimble def. Geoffrey Then by TKO via strikes (1:03, R1)

Jarod Trice def. Walter Howard by majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)



Marcus Surin vs. Dean Hancock

Round One: The round begins with Hancock peppering Surin with a few jabs, Hancock scores a takedown on Surin and Surin gets right back up. Surin pops a kicking Hancock with the counter right, Hancock starts attacking Surin with some leg kicks. Surin responds by cracking Hancock with a straight right, Hancock cracks Surin with a spinning heel kick to the midsection.Surin goes for a takedown and Hancock briefly goes for a guillotine choke, Surin scores a takedown on Hancock and he gets back control. Hancock scrambles to his feet and he scores a takedown on Surin, Surin gets right back up and he gets another takedown on Hancock. Surin starts attacking Hancock with some ground and pound, Hancock sweeps Surin and Surin quickly regains top position. Hancock scrambles to his feet and Surin attacks him with knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hancock

Round Two: The round begins with Hancock jabbing away at Surin, Surin starts attacking Hancock with some punching combinations. Hancock goes back to attacking Surin with some leg kicks, Surin scores a takedown on Hancock and he gets back control. Hancock scrambles to his feet and Surin keeps back control as they fall back to the ground, Hancock scrambles to his feet and both fighter are standing again. Surin drags Hancock back to the ground and he gets back control, Hancock gets back to his feet and he holds Surin against the cage wall. Hancock scores a takedown on Surin and Surin scrambles to get back control, Surin starts attacking Hancock with ground and pound. Surin scrambles and catches Hancock in an arm triangle choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Marcus Surin def. Dean Hancock by submission via arm triangle choke (4:50, R2)

Jarod Trice vs. Walter Howard

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Howard tries nailing a swinging Trice with counter strikes. Trice comes forward and he swings away against Howard, Trice attacks Howard with a kick to the midsection. Trice then nails Howard with an overhand right, Howard eats another kick as he jabs away at Trice. Trice continues catching Howard with some overhand rights, Trice starts hunting for takedowns against Howard. Howard also starts attacking Trice with some leg kicks, Trice nails Howard with an overhand left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Trice

Round Two: The round begins with Trice attacking Howard with an overhand right, Trice and Howard attack each other with jabs. Trice backs up Howard by landing an overhand right, Trice goes back to attempting takedowns against Trice. Howard accidentally pokes Trice in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Howard. The action resumes with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Howard starts attacking Trice with a bunch of rights. Trice charges forward and swings wildly at Howard, Trice backs up Howard with a two punch combination. Trice nails Howard with an uppercut while looking for a takedown, Howard starts attacking Trice with a variety of kicks. Howard jabs away at Trice as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Trice (Overall Score: 20-17 for Trice)

Round Three: The round begins with Trice rocking Howard with a left hook, Trice charges forward and he swings away at Trice. Howard recovers and he rocks Trice with a multiple punch combination, Howard backs up Trice while just swinging away at him. Trice responds by attacking Howard with a knee strike, Trice scores a takedown on Howard and Howard sweeps him to get top position. Trice scrambles to his feet and he drops Howard with a few lefts, Trice pounces on a downed Howard and he gets back control. Howard gets back to his feet with Trice holding onto him, the fighters separate and they swing away at each other. Howard nails an incoming Trice with a knee strike to the midsection, Howard assaults Trice with a huge combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Howard (Final Score: 29-27 for Trice)

Official Result: Jarod Trice def. Walter Howard by majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)

Regivaldo Carvalho vs. Thomas English

Round One: The round begins with Carvalho dropping English with a right and he pounces on him with a few strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Regivaldo Carvalho def. Thomas English by KO via strikes (0:17, R1)

Mike Kimble vs. Geoffrey Then

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging leg kicks, Kimble attacks Then with a punching combination. Kimble drops Then with a two punch combination and he pounces on him with more strikes, Then rolls for an arm bar and Kimble escapes to land more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Mike Kimble def. Geoffrey Then by TKO via strikes (1:03, R1)

Ross Richardson vs. Ron Leon

Round One: The round begins with Richardson scoring a takedown on a scrambling Leon, Richardson attacks Leon with some ground and pound. Leon gets to his feet and Richardson holds him against the cage wall, Richardson scores another takedown on Leon and he gets the half guard. Leon gets Richardson in the full guard while eating strikes, Richardson nails Leon with more strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Richardson

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few kicks, Richardson nails Leon with a front kick to the midsection. Richardson scores a takedown on Leon and he gets the open guard, Richardson transitions to the full mount against Leon. Richardson attacks Leon with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ross Richardson def. Ron Leon by TKO via strikes (1:41, R2)

Tywan Claxton vs. Jose Antonio Perez

Round One: The round begins with Perez taking a few swings at Claxton, Claxton starts nailing Perez with some leg kicks. Claxton attacks Perez with a flying knee strike that gets blocked, Claxton scores a takedown on Perez and he gets the half guard. Claxton starts attacking Perez with some ground and pound, Claxton mauls Perez with a bunch of elbow strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Claxton

Round Two: The round begins with Perez attacking Claxton with some leg kicks, Claxton then hits Perez with a kick to the midsection. Claxton scores a takedown on Perez and he gets the half guard, Claxton attacks Perez with ground and pound. Claxton turns up the heat with the ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Tywan Claxton def. Jose Antonio Perez by TKO via strikes (3:39, R2)

#4 Liam McGeary vs. #7 Vadim Nemkov

Round One: The round begins with Nemkov attacking McGeary with some leg kicks, Nemkov catches an incoming McGeary with a two punch combination. Nemkov comes forward and he swings wildly at McGeary, McGeary attempts a high kick and Nemkov blocks it. Nemkov backs McGeary into the cage wall while landing an uppercut, Nemkov then hits McGeary with a kick to the midsection. Nemkov continues to just swing away at a backing McGeary, Nemkov attacks McGeary with a high kick that gets blocked. McGeary and Nemkov exchange high kicks that get blocked, Nemkov then pops McGeary with a left hook as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nemkov

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Nemkov cracks an incoming McGeary with a straight right. Nemkov scores a takedown on McGeary and he gets top position, Nemkov postures up and kicks away at the legs of McGeary. McGeary scrambles to his feet and Nemkov kicks away at him, Nemkov comes forward and he cracks McGeary with a right uppercut. McGeary catches a swinging Nemkov with a counter right, Nemkov responds by catching McGeary with another right, Nemkov attacks McGeary with more leg kicks as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Nemkov attacking McGeary with leg kicks,the fighters also exchange jabs. Nemkov scores a takedown on McGeary and he postures up, Nemkov kicks away at the legs of a downed McGeary. McGeary scrambles to his feet and Nemkov attacks with more leg kicks, Nemkov catches a backing McGeary with a left hook. Nemkov drops a kicking McGeary with a counter leg kick, Nemkov kicks away at the legs of McGeary until he gets up. Nemkov attacks McGeary with more leg kicks until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #7 Vadim Nemkov def. #4 Liam McGeary by TKO via leg kicks (4:02, R3)

Heather Hardy vs. Ana Julaton

Round One: The round begins with Hardy attacking Julaton with some leg kicks, Hardy charges at Julaton while throwing punches. Julaton grabs a swinging Hardy and she holds her against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. Hardy scores a takedown on Julaton and she gets back control, Hardy goes for the rear naked choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hardy

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Hardy catches a kicking Julaton with a counter punch combination. Julaton scores a takedown on Hardy and she gets the full guard, Hardy scrambles to her feet before Julaton drags her back to the ground. Hardy gets back to her feet while attacking Julaton with a plethora of strikes, Hardy keeps Julaton on the ground while getting back control. Julaton escapes a rear naked choke attempt to get top position of Hardy as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Julaton popping Hardy with a few jabs, Julaton attacks Hardy with a few high kicks that get blocked. Julaton gets Hardy against the cage wall while landing a few strikes, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Julaton getting Hardy against the cage wall again, the referee again separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Julaton attacking Hardy with some more kicks, Hardy pops a swinging Julaton with a counter right. Julaton again gets Hardy up against the cage wall, the referee again separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Hardy nailing Julaton with a right, Hardy scores a takedown and Julaton sweeps her as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Heather Hardy def. Ana Julaton by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

#2 Patricky Freire vs. #3 Derek Campos

Round One: The round begins with Campos attacking Freire with a three punch combo, Freire starts attacking Campos with leg kicks. Freire unleashes a punching combo against Campos, Freire pops a kicking Campos with a counter right. Freire eats a right before dropping Campos with a counter left, Campos gets up and eats a bunch more strikes from Freire until going down again and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #2 Patricky Freire def. #3 Derek Campos by TKO via strikes (2:23, R1)

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Opening Round Fight: #1 Matt Mitrione vs. #6 Roy Nelson

Round One: The round begins with Nelson attacking Mitrione with an overhand right, Mitrione attacks Nelson with some punching combinations. Mitrione avoids a takedown from Nelson before attacking him with a combination, Mitrione starts attacking Nelson with leg kicks. Nelson recovers to catch Mitrione with a right, Mitrione attacks Nelson with a high kick that gets blocked. Mitrione then pops Nelson with a right uppercut, Mitrione connects with some left uppercuts against Nelson. Nelson grabs Mitrione and he holds him against the cage wall, Nelson scores a takedown on Mitrione and he gets the half guard. Nelson transitions to the half guard against Mitrione, Nelson nails Mitrione with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mitrione

Round Two: The round begins with Mitrione attacking Nelson with some leg kicks, Mitrione starts picking apart Nelson with some punches. Mitrione starts nailing Nelson with a bunch of straight lefts, Mitrione also nails Nelson with more uppercuts. Nelson catches a swinging Mitrione with a counter right, Mitrione attacks Nelson with a high kick that gets blocked. Nelson comes forward and he takes some power swings against Mitrione, Nelson scores a takedown on Mitrione and he gets the half guard. Nelson hits Mitrione with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mitrione keeping Nelson at bay by landing jabs, Nelson comes forward and he swings wildly at Mitrione. Mitrione catches Nelson with a kick to the midsection, Nelson scores a takedown on Mitrione and he gets the half guard. Nelson transitions to the mounted crucifix against Mitrione, Nelson attacks Mitrione with a lot of ground and pound. Mitrione scrambles to his feet and Nelson drags him back to the ground, Nelson nails Mitrione with more strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #1 Matt Mitrione def. #6 Roy Nelson by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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