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

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(Rankings provided by Fightful’s David Tees.)

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)

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