Bellator 229 Results: Koreshkov vs. Larkin Headlines & Yamauchi Breaks Submission Record

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Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

Lorenz Larkin def. Andrey Koreshkov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Goiti Yamauchi def. Saad Awad by submission via arm bar (1:40, R1)

Tony Johnson def. Joe Schilling by KO via punch (2:07, R3)

Keri Melendez def. Mandy Polk by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., DAZN)

Anatoly Tokov def. Hracho Darpinyan by TKO via elbow strikes (4:38, R2)

Salim Mukhidinov def. Adel Altamimi by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Post-Lims Card (After Main Card Ends, DAZN)

Joey Davis def. Jeff Peterson by KO via flying knee strike (1:00, R1)

Derek Anderson def. Guilherme Vasconcelos by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jay Jay Wilson def. Jorge Juarez by submission via rear naked choke (1:33, R1)

Kelvin Gentapanan def. Sunni Imhotep by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Johnny Eblen def. Mauricio Alonso by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Jordan Newman def. Riley Miller by TKO via strikes (4:28, R1)

Vladimir Tokov def. Brandon Hastings by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)


Adel Altamimi vs. Salim Mukhidinov

Round One: The round begins with Altamimi attacking Mukhidinov with some leg kicks, Altamimi looks for a takedown and Mukhidinov stuffs it. Mukhidinov looks for a high kick against a backing Altamimi, Altamimi grabs Mukhidinov and gets him against the cage wall. Altamimi pulls guard so he can get Mukhidinov to the ground, Mukhidinov attacks Altamimi with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Altamimi attacking Mukhidinov with some kicks and a left. Altamimi nails Mukhidinov with a few kicks to the midsection, Altamimi fails at a takedown attempt and Mukhidinov kicks away at his legs until the ref stands him up. Mukhidinov comes forward at Altamimi throws more kicks, Altamimi goes for another takedown and Mukhidinov cracks him with a few strikes while in top control. Mukhidinov keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mukhidinov

Round Two: The round begins with Mukhidinov accidentally nailing Altamimi low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Mukhidinov attacking Altamimi with a few high kicks. Altamimi goes after Mukhidinov with some leg kicks, Altamimi also attacks Mukhidinov with a few body kicks. Mukhidinov follows Altamimi around while attacking him with rights, Mukhidinov also continues attacking Altamimi with head kick attempts. Mukhidinov nails a kicking Altamimi with a counter right hook, Altamimi continues hunting for takedowns on Mukhidinov. Mukhidinov snuffs an Altamimi takedown before getting top control on him, Mukhidinov gains the half guard against Altamimi. Mukhidinov attacks Altamimi with some ground and pound, Mukhidinov traps Altamimi in the crucifix position while landing a bunch of strikes. Altamimi eventually gets a swinging Mukhidinov in his full guard and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mukhidinov coming forward and attacking Altamimi with a variety of strikes, Altamimi attacks Mukhidinov with some leg kicks. Altamimi continues falling to his back to try and get Mukhidinov to the ground, Altamimi is stood up and he kicks Mukhidinov in the midsection. Mukhidinov keeps Altamimi near the cage wall while attacking him with strikes, Mukhidinov stuffs an Altamimi takedown attempt before getting top control on the ground. Mukhidinov attacks Altamimi with ground and pound while gaining the half guard, Altamimi scrambles while eating more strikes from Mukhidinov. Mukhidinov postures up as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Salim Mukhidinov def. Adel Altamimi by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Anatoly Tokov vs. Hracho Darpinyan

Round One: The round begins with Tokov attacking Darpinyan with some leg kicks, Tokov lands a few rights on a kicking Darpinyan before scoring a takedown on him. Darpinyan scrambles to his feet as Tokov nails him with a right, Tokov lands another right a short time later against Darpinyan. Darpinyan starts landing leg kicks of his own against Tokov, Darpinyan rocks a swinging Tokov with a wild counter right. Tokov recovers and he nails Darpinyan with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Tokov drops Darpinyan with a straight right and he gets top control on the ground. Tokov attacks Darpinyan with ground and pound while gaining side control, Tokov gets Darpinyan in the crucifix position while landing more strikes. Tokov gets back control on Darpinyan while landing more strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tokov

Round Two: The round begins with Tokov and Darpinyan swinging wildly at each other, Tokov rocks a swinging Darpinyan with a counter right. Darpinyan goes for a takedown and Tokov gets back control when they hit the ground, Tokov attacks Darpinyan with ground and pound. Tokov moves to the half guard against Darpinyan while landing more strikes, Tokov gains side control as he attacks Darpinyan with more strikes. Tokov gets Darpinyan back in the crucifix position while landing a bunch of elbow strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Anatoly Tokov def. Hracho Darpinyan by TKO via elbow strikes (4:38, R2)

Joe Schilling vs. Tony Johnson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Schilling pops an incoming Johnson with a short left before kicking him in the midsection. Schilling blocks a Johnson kick before attacking him with a combination, Schilling drops Johnson with a leg kick and Johnson gets up while eating rights. Schilling then nails Johnson with a three strike combination, Johnson responds by throwing some leg kicks of his own. Schilling pops Johnson with a step in left before getting him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Schilling goes for a high kick. Schilling eats a few strikes before clobbering Johnson with a knee strike, Johnson drops a swinging Schilling with a counter strike and he pounces on him with strikes when they hit the ground. Johnson rolls for a submission and Schilling escapes to get the fight standing again, Johnson scores a takedown on Schilling as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some jabs, Schilling goes back to attacking Johnson with leg kicks. Schilling backs up Johnson after nailing him with a straight left, Johnson backs up Schilling after throwing a few kicks of his own. Johnson scores a takedown on Schilling and he gets the half guard, Schilling scrambles to his feet as Johnson swings away at him. Schilling and Johnson continue exchanging jabs and leg kicks, Schilling barely nails Johnson with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Johnson lands a jab against Schilling as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some jabs and leg kicks, Schilling starts landing more leg kicks against Johnson. Schilling accidentally pokes Johnson in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Johnson attacking Schilling with a two punch combination. Schilling nails Johnson with a short left after a spinning back fist attempt, Schilling then nails Johnson with a spinning back fist to the midsection. Johnson destroys a swinging Schilling with a counter left and Schilling goes out cold.

Official Result: Tony Johnson def. Joe Schilling by KO via punch (2:07, R3)

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