Bellator 210 Live Coverage And Discussion


Welcome to Fightful's live coverage of Bellator 210. We'll be providing round-by-round results of all the fights on the main card. You can join in the discussion by commenting on our Disqus board below.

Here is the main card (9 p.m. ET/DAZN/Paramount Network):

EA UFC 5 First Look Trailer For Gameplay And Features Released
  • John Salter defeated Chidi Njokuani by submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:32 of Round 1.
  • David Rickels defeated Guilherme Vasconcelos by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Kristina Williams defeated Bruna Ellen by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Juan Archuleta defeated Jeremy Spoon by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)

Post-TV Results:

  • Adil Benjilany defeated Daniel Carey TKO (strikes) at 0:43 of Round 2
  • Rudy Schaffroth defeated Vernon Lewis by KO (punches) at 2:51 of Round 1
  • Gerald Harris and Hracho Darpinyan ends in a majority draw.

Prelim Results:

  • Costello van Steenis defeated Chris Honeycutt by split decision.
  • Jordan Young defeated Anthony Ruiz by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:48 of Round 1.
  • Goiti Yamauchi defeated Daniel Weichel by split decision.
  • Joe Schilling defeated Will Morris by TKO (corner retirement) at 5:00 of Round 1.
  • Shawn Bunch defeated Joe Warren by TKO at 1:42 of Round 1.
  • Mike Shipman defeated Scott Futrell by submission (D’Arce choke) at 2:58 of Round 1.
  • Noad Lahat defeated Brian Moore by unanimous decision.


Juan Archuleta vs. Jeremy Spoon: Featherweight Bout

Round 1: The fight begins with both men exchanging leg kicks. Archuleta lands a pair of punches but Archuleta manages to take him down. Both men get up and Spoon drives him to the back of the cage. Archuleta hits a pair of knees before taking him down. Both fighters are up again and vying for control. Archuleta tries to take down Spoon again, but Archuleta gives that up and lands a pair of jabs. Spoon is down and is now in full-guard. Nothing happens on the ground and they are back on their feet. Archuleta is throwing a pair of strikes and stuns Spoon for a second. The two fighters exchange spinning high kicks. Archuleta lands a couple of punches at the end of the round.

Fightful scored round 1 for Archuleta 10-9

Round 2: Archuleta starts the fight by boxing and landing a couple of punches. Archuleta drives Spoon to the cage and eventually takes him down. Archuleta knees Spoon as Spoon was getting back up. Archuleta throws four straight punches to the body.  Archuleta continues to throw punches in the middle of the ring as Spoon looks hurt. Archuleta drops to the ground for no reason and Archuleta starts throwing more than a dozen punches to Spoon, yet Spoon manages to survive the onslaught of punches. Spoon gets back on his feet, but he gets hit with a couple of hooks and is hurt once again. Spoon manages to duck under a right hook and briefly take Archuleta down. The two fighters exchange strikes, but Archuleta takes Spoon down. Archuleta throws punches for the last 15 seconds of the round. 

Fightful scored round 2 for Archuleta 10-8

Round 3: Archuleta moves forward for a takedown but fails. Spoon throws a left high kick but Archuleta blocks it. Archuleta continues to box in an effort to knock Spoon out, but Spoon is still on his feet. Archuleta throws a couple of body punches and Spoon goes down again. Archuleta is all over Spoon and tries to finish him, but Spoon continues to avoid getting stopped and gets back up again. Archuleta's boxing is still overpowering Spoon and Archuleta eventually takes him down once more. More boxing from Archuleta drops Spoon again, but Archuleta is unable to get the finish as the fight will go to the scorecards.

Fightful scored round 3 for Archuleta 10-9, making it 30-26 for Archuleta

Official Results: Juan Archuleta defeated Jeremy Spoon by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)

Kristina Williams vs. Bruna Ellen: Women's Flyweight Bout

Round 1: Ellen lands a quick right hand upstairs. The two women briefly exchange punches as the two circle round the cage. Williams throws a high kick, but Ellen blocks it. Williams lands two straight right front kicks and pushes Ellen back. Ellen throws a 1-2 combination and blocks another right kick from Williams. Williams continues to throw kicks as Ellen is bleeding from her nose. Williams briefly stuns Ellen with a 1-2 combination. Ellen lands an overhand right to the side of Williams' head, but Williams answers back with a kick. Ellen tries to go for a takedown, but Williams blocks it.

Fightful scored round 1 for Williams 10-9

Round 2: The round starts with the women exchanging strikes and Williams ends it with a side kick to the body. Ellen lands a punch upstairs and then a left kick to Williams' ribs. Ellen blocks a right kick from Williams and throws a pair of punches. Williams throws a low kick and Ellen misses with a spinning back low kick. Ellen lands a left hook upstairs and then a left kick. Williams goes a for high knee and Ellen manages to block it. Ellen tries to go for a jumping knee but it doesn't connect. Williams lands a punch and then goes for a kick, but Ellen blocks the kick by grabbing Williams' left leg and scored a takedown. Ellen blocks another left kick. 

Fightful scored round 2 for Williams 10-9

Round 3: Both women miss wild strikes and are now wrestling for control. Ellen drives Williams to the cage and lands a pair of knees. Both women are still in the clinch, but they still keep throwing knees. Out of the clinch, Ellen misses a left kick upstairs and Williams lands a straight right hand. Each fighter blocks strikes and Ellen tries to go for an inside leg takedown, but it backfires and Williams manages to briefly take Ellen down. Williams barely lands a left kick upstairs. Ellen finally lands that jumping knee, but the two women end the fight throwing strikes to each other.

Fightful scored round 3 for Williams 10-9, making it 30-27 for Williams

Official Result: Kristina Williams defeated Bruna Ellen by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

David Rickels vs. Guilherme Vasconcelos: Welterweight Bout 

Round 1: Rickels blocks a pair of punches from Vasconcelos and then throws a front kick. Rickels and Vasconcelos exchange punches in the middle of the cage. Rickels tries to sweep the leg but is unsuccessful. Vasconcelos lands a couple of hooks to Rickels' chin and Rickels answers back with a right hook. Vasconcelos throws a right leg kick and trips Rickels. Rickels gets up immediately and goes back to boxing Vasconcelos. Vasconcelos throws a combination of punches to Rickels and Rickels fires a combination of his own. Vasconcelos gets Rickels down and lands a few punches, but Rickels eventually gets back up. Vasconcelos throws a left hook and then Rickels throws a combination of punches to the chin. Rickels throws a right leg kick. 

Fightful scored round 1 for Rickels 10-9

Round 2: Rickels throws several more punches upstairs as Vasconcelos pushes Rickels to the cage. Rickels pushes Vasconcelos back and throws a front kick that barely connects. Rickels throws a 1-2 to the chin and now Rickels is pressuring Vasconcelos. Vasconcelos manages to get Rickels to the cage once more, but Rickels blocks a takedown attempt. Vasconcelos throws a leg kick and Rickels lets his hands go again and unleashes a flurry of punches to Vasconcelos. Vasconcelos is starting to bleed from his nose, but goes for a single-leg takedown. Rickels counters by trying to go for a guillotine choke, but fails at doing so and is taken down. Rickels is in the half-guard and Vasconcelos tries to go land some elbows and has Rickels to the cage.

Fightful scored round 2 for Rickels 10-9

Round 3: The two fighters open up by throwing several combinations of strikes to each other. Rickels manages to land a right hand to the chin and pushes Vasconcelos back. Rickels gets a takedown on Vasconcelos and Vasconcelos is on full guard. Vasconcelos gets up and both fighters are back to exchanging strikes. Rickels lands a right forearm to Vasconcelos and Vasconcelos responds with a right hook to the chin. Rickels connects with a left hook and Vasconcelos scores with a right forearm. With Rickels suffering a cut above his left eye, Vasconcelos manages to score another takedown. Rickels throws some elbows from the ground. The fight ends on the ground as both men go wild and throw strikes to each other.

Fightful scored round 3 for Vasconcelos 10-9, making it 29-28 for Rickels 

Official Result: David Rickels defeated Guilherme Vasconcelos by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Chidi Njokuani vs. John Salter: Middleweight Bout 

Round 1: Salter opens things off with a leg kick. Njokuani throws a big right hand to the chin and Salter throws a couple of punches as well. Njokuani gets a leg kick of his own. Both fighters trade quick left jabs, but no fighter has yet to take full control of the fight. Salter rushes in for a single-leg takedown, but after initially not getting it, Njokuani does manage to go down for a second before he got back up. Salter eventually gets Njokuani down and Salter is throwing a couple of right hands from top position. Salter manages to turn Njokuani and locks in a rear-naked choke and Njokuani taps.

Official Result: John Salter defeated Chidi Njokuani by submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:32 of Round 1.

Get exclusive pro wrestling content on Fightful Select, our premium news service! Click here to learn more.
From The Web