Bellator 195 Results: A Bantamweight Title Fight & A Battle Of The Joe's

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Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title Fight

Darrion Caldwell def. #3 Leandro Higo by submission via guillotine choke (2:36, R1) to retain the title

#5 Joe Taimanglo def. #2 Joe Warren by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)

#9 Kristina Williams def. #3 Emily Ducote by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

Juan Archuleta def. William Joplin by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-24, 30-23)

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

Romero Cotton def. Justin Reeser by submission via rear naked choke (4:35, R2)

Kevin Holland def. Teagan Dooley by submission via triangle choke (2:59, R1)

Aaron Webb def. Thomas Lopez by KO via strikes (3:11, R1)

Daniel Carey def. Cris Williams by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Fernando Gonzalez def. Armando Servin by submission via arm bar (2:24, R1)

Justin Patterson def. Brian Grinnell by TKO via knee strikes (4:49, R1)


Justin Patterson vs. Brian Grinnell

Round One: The round begins with Grinnell hunting for takedowns against Patterson, Grinnell scores a takedown and he gets side control. Grinnell starts attacking Patterson with some ground and pound, Petterson sweeps Grinnell and he gets top position. Grinnell uses a kimura sweep to get back control, Patterson shakes Grinnell off of him to regain top position. Grinnell sweeps Patterson and he gets the top position and half guard, Grinnell transitions to back control against Patterson. Patterson and scrambles and Grinnell regains the half guard, Grinnell catches a scrambling Patterson in an arm triangle choke and Patterson escapes to get top position. Patterson gets to his feet and he allows Grinnell to stand up, Patterson levels Grinnell with a pair of knee strikes to the midsection and Grinnell drops as the referee jumps on.

Official Result: Justin Patterson def. Brian Grinnell by TKO via knee strikes (4:49, R1)

Fernando Gonzalez vs. Armando Servin

Round One: The round begins with Servin attacking Gonzalez with some leg kicks, Gonzalez tries popping Servin with counter lefts. Servin grabs Gonzalez and he briefly holds him against the cage wall, Gonzalez catches Servin with a punching combination. Servin chases Gonzalez across the cage while eventually dropping him with a punching combination, Servin gets top position when the fight hits the ground. Gonzalez catches Servin in an arm bar from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Fernando Gonzalez def. Armando Servin by submission via arm bar (2:24, R1)

Romero Cotton vs. Justin Reeser

Round One: The round begins with Cotton scoring a takedown on Reeser and he gets side control, Cotton starts attacking Reeser with some ground and pound. Cotton also catches Reeser with some knee strikes to the midsection, Reeser kicks off the cage to get the fight standing again. Cotton goes for the takedown and he gets Reeser against the cage wall, Cotton drags Reeser to the ground and he gets him in the seated position. Cotton gains back control after landing some strikes on Reeser as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cotton

Round Two: The round begins with Reeser attacking Cotton with some leg kicks, Cotton goes for the takedown and Reeser gets him against the cage wall. Cotton scores a takedown on Reeser after eating a kick, Cotton starts attacking Reeser with ground and pound. Cotton transitions to back control against Reeser, Cotton applies the rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Romero Cotton def. Justin Reeser by submission via rear naked choke (4:35, R2)

Cris Williams vs. Daniel Carey 

Round One: The round begins with Carey attacking Williams with some leg kicks, Williams responds by attacking Carey with kicks of his own. Carey attempts a few high kicks against Williams, Williams then nails a head kick against a backing Carey. Williams holds Carey against the cage wall while landing a few elbow strikes, Carey lands a left on Williams as the fighters briefly separated. Carey scores a takedown on Williams and he gets the open guard, Williams starts hunting for a submission and Care slams him. Carey stands up and Williams attacks him with up kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Carey

Round Two: The round begins with Carey popping a kicking Williams with a counter right, Carey scores a takedown on Williams and both get right back to their feet. Carey starts attacking Williams with some leg kicks, Williams attacks Carey with a high kick followed by a left. Williams pulls guard and he drags Carey to the ground, Carey stands up and he allows Williams to stand up. Carey trips up Williams with a kick to the knee, Williams attacks Carey with knee strikes while in the clinch. Williams scores a takedown on Carey and he gets back control, Carey spins at the right time and he gets top position on Williams. Carey stands up and he allows Williams to stand up, Williams attacks Carey with some kicks to the midsection. The fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, Carey barely lands a superman punch as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Carey attacking Williams with a bunch of jabs, Carey scores a takedown on Williams and he gets right back up. Williams scores a takedown on Carey and he gets him in the seated position, Carey scrambles and the fighters are standing again. Williams backs up Carey by attacking him with a variety of kicks, Carey attacks Williams with knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Williams nails Carey with multiple kicks to the midsection, Williams gets another takedown on Carey and he gets him in the seated position. Carey wall walks to his feet and the fighters separate, Carey comes forward and he attacks Williams with a combination. Carey scores a takedown on Williams and he gets the full guard, Carey gets up and swings away at Williams as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Daniel Carey def. Cris Williams by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Teagan Dooley vs. Kevin Holland

Round One: The round begins with Dooley scoring a takedown on Holland and he gets side control, Dooley transitions to the half guard on Holland. Holland sweeps Dooley and he gets top position, Dooley sweeps Holland and he regains side control. Holland sweeps Dooley agains and he gains side control. Holland postures up and he attacks Dooley with some strikes, Dooley gets to his feet and he gets Holland against the cage wall. Dooley scores a takedown and Holland catches him in a triangle choke almost immediately to force a tap out.

Official Result: Kevin Holland def. Teagan Dooley by submission via triangle choke (2:59, R1)

Thomas Lopez vs. Aaron Webb

Round One: The round begins with Webb attacking Lopez with a body kick, Lopez nails a kicking Webb with a counter right. Webb gets Lopez against the cage wall for a short time, Lopez attacks Webb with some leg kicks and a right to the midsection. Lopez then attacks Webb with a front kick and a right, Webb grabs Lopez and he attacks him with knee strikes. The fighters exchange a ton of strikes while in the clinch, Webb grabs Lopez and he holds him against the cage wall. Lopez hits Webb with a two punch combination as they separate, Webb destroys and drops Lopez with a multiple punch combination that forces the referee to jump in.

Official Result: Aaron Webb def. Thomas Lopez by KO via strikes (3:11, R1)

Juan Archuleta vs. William Joplin

Round One: The round begins with Archuleta popping Joplin with some jabs, Joplin attacks Archuleta with leg kicks. Archuleta drops Joplin with a three punch combination and he pounces on him with more strikes as Joplin gets up, Archuleta scores a takedown on Joplin and he gets the full guard. Archuleta starts attacking Joplin with ground and pound, Joplin scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Joplin goes for a takedown and Archuleta catches him with a few strikes. Archuleta scores a takedown on a swinging Joplin and he gets the full guard, Archuleta attacks Joplin with ground and pound. Joplin gets to his feet as Archuleta attacks him with knee strikes, Archuleta scores another takedown on Joplin after a striking exchange and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Archuleta

Round Two: The round begins with Joplin swinging wildly at Archuleta, Archuleta lands a kick on Joplin before scoring a takedown. Joplin gets back to his feet while eating a plethora of strikes from Archuleta, Archuleta then pops Joplin with an uppercut after both attempt spinning strikes. Archuleta scores another takedown on Joplin and he gets the full guard, Archuleta attacks Joplin with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Archuleta scoring another takedown on Joplin as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Joplin and Archuleta swinging away at each other, Archuleta nails Joplin with a kick to the midsection. Joplin start attacking Archuleta with some leg kicks, Archuleta nails Joplin with a front kick to the face followed by a punching combination. Archuleta scores a takedown on Joplin and he gets the half guard, Archuleta goes for a choke before nailing Joplin with knee strikes. Joplin wall walks to his feet and Archuleta holds him against the cage wall, Archuleta nails Joplin with a spinning elbow strike to the head. Archuleta attacks Joplin with a few kicks as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Juan Archuleta def. William Joplin by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-24, 30-23)

#3 Emily Ducote vs. #9 Kristina Williams

Round One: The round begins with Williams attacking Ducote with leg kicks, Ducote cracks Williams with a head kick. Ducote also starts catching Williams with some leg kicks, Williams comes forward and swings away at Ducote. Ducote attacks Williams with another high kick that gets blocked, Williams attacks Ducote with punching combinations. Williams lands a right before attempting a high kick on Ducote, Ducote then cracks Williams with a right. Williams catches Ducote with a spinning heel kick to the midsection, Williams continuously attacks Ducote with high kicks. Ducote also gets a takedown after a low leg kick on Williams, Ducote nails Williams with a kick to the midsection. Ducote scores a takedown on Williams and she gets the full guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Williams

Round Two: The round begins with Ducote attacking Williams with leg kicks, Ducote then cracks Williams with an overhand right. Williams backs up Ducote with a multiple strike combination, Williams looks to catch Ducote with a counter strike. Williams continuously attacks Ducote with high kicks, Ducote cracks Williams with a straight right to the face. Williams uses her punching to keep Ducote at a distance, Williams charges forward and swings away at Ducote. Ducote continues attacking Williams with leg kicks, Ducote cracks Williams with a head kick before eating a few punches. Williams then nails a swinging Ducote with a counter right, Ducote cracks Williams with another head kick. Williams continues nailing Ducote with counter strikes, Ducote catches a swinging Williams with counter strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Ducote attacking Williams with leg kicks, Williams attacks Ducote with punching combinations. Ducote barely catching Williams with a head kick, Ducote and Williams just start swinging away at each other. Williams attacks Ducote with some leg kicks of her own, Ducote avoids kicks from Williams before landing a straight right. Williams comes forward and she swings away at Ducote, Williams eats a kick before nailing Ducote with a right. Williams charges at Ducote while throwing a punching combination, Williams cracks a kicking Ducote with a counter right. Ducote scores a takedown on Williams and she gets the open guard, Ducote transitions to side control against Williams before gaining full mount. Ducote rolls for the arm bar as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #9 Kristina Williams def. #3 Emily Ducote by split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)

#2 Joe Warren vs. #5 Joe Taimanglo

Round One: The round begins with Taimanglo attempting a flying knee strike against Warren, Taimanglo scores a takedown on Warren and Warren gets right back to his feet. Warren scores a takedown on Taimanglo and he gets the full guard, Warren starts attacking Taimanglo with ground and pound. Taimanglo scrambles to his feet and he cracks Warren with a right, Taimanglo starts nailing Warren with leg kicks. Taimanglo cracks Warren with another right after avoiding a takedown, Taimanglo continuously nails Warren with rights. Taimanglo then catches a leaping Warren with a straight right, Warren scores a takedown on Taimanglo and he gets the open guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Taimanglo

Round Two: The round begins with Taimanglo nailing a swinging Warren with a counter right, Warren starts taking a few swings at Taimanglo. Warren catches a backing Taimanglo with a short left hook, Taimanglo then cracks a forward moving Warren with a right. Taimanglo starts attacking Warren with some leg kicks, Warren then cracks Taimanglo with a two punch combination. Taimanglo cracks a swinging Warren with a counter right, Warren tries attacking Taimanglo with some knee strikes. Taimanglo avoids a takedown before popping Warren with lefts and a body kick, Warren backs up Taimanglo by taking a few swings at him. Taimanglo pops Warren with an uppercut as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Taimanglo taking a few swings at Warren, Warren catches an incoming Taimanglo with a right. Taimanglo then nails Warren with a punching combination, Warren drops Taimanglo with a right and he gets top position on the ground. Warren starts attacking Taimanglo with some ground and pound, Warren transitions to the half guard against Taimanglo. Taimanglo scrambles to his feet and he scores a takedown on Warren, Taimanglo gets back control on Warren while landing a few strikes. Warren scrambles to his feet and Taimanglo drags him back to the ground, Warren scrambles to his feet and Taimanglo drops for a guillotine choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #5 Joe Taimanglo def. #2 Joe Warren by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title Fight: Darrion Caldwell (c) vs. #3 Leandro Higo

Round One: The round begins with Caldwell attacking Higo with some leg kicks, Higo responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Caldwell lands a left before scoring a takedown on Higo, Higo scrambles to his feet and Caldwell drags him back to the ground. Caldwell locks in the guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Darrion Caldwell def. #3 Leandro Higo by submission via guillotine choke (2:36, R1) to retain the title

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