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

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Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

One Championship: Full Blast 2 Results: Mongkolpetch Petchyindee Academy Gets The Main Event Win

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)

Keri Melendez vs. Mandy Polk

Round One: The round begins with Melendez dropping a charging Polk with a trio of rights, Polk gets Melendez to the ground and gets the open guard. Melendez attacks Polk with elbow strikes while on her back, Melendez catches Polk in a triangle choke and Polk escapes after a long struggle to keep top control. Melendez attacks Polk with more strikes while on her back, Polk scrambles and she jumps on the back of Melendez as she stands up. Melendez gets Polk off of her as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Melendez

Round Two: The round begins with Polk getting Melendez against the wall while eating a few strikes, Melendez spins Polk into the cage wall while landing more strikes. Melendez attacks Polk with knee strikes while keeping her against the cage wall, the fighters clinch as Melendez lands more knee strikes. The fighters separate and Melendez jabs away at Polk, Melendez then cracks Polk with a right while staying at a distance. Polk grabs Melendez and gets her back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Melendez lands a combination. Polk throws a few kicks and Melendez pops her with a right, Melendez attacks Polk with more knee strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Polk attempting a few front kicks against Melendez, Melendez starts attacking Polk with some leg kicks. Melendez follows that up by nailing Polk with a right hook, Polk scores a takedown on Melendez and she gets the open guard. Melendez catches Polk in a triangle choke and Polk eventually escapes after a long struggle to keep top control, Polk transitions to north/south position against Melendez. Polk then gets back control against Melendez before a scrambling Melendez gets her in the full guard, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Melendez nailing Polk with a knee strike, Melendez comes forward and swings away at Polk as the round ends.

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

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

Saad Awad vs. Goiti Yamauchi

Round One: The round begins with Awad attacking Yamauchi with some leg kicks and front kicks, Awad cracks Yamauchi with a right hook. Yamauchi pulls guard and he drags Awad to the ground, Yamauchi rolls for an arm bar and a tap out follows.

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

Andrey Koreshkov vs. Lorenz Larkin

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few jabs, Larkin attacks Koreshkov with some leg kicks. Koreshkov gets Larkin against the cage wall after eating a knee strike, Larkin spins Koreshkov into the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Koreshkov throws a few elbow strikes while separating from Larkin, Koreshkov then cracks Larkin with a right. Koreshkov follows that up by dropping Larkin with a spin kick to the head, Koreshkov pounces on Larkin with strikes as he gets up. Larkin rocks a swinging Koreshkov with a counter left, Koreshkov then attempts a flying knee strike against Larkin. Koreshkov nails Larkin with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Koreshkov and Larkin exchange kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Koreshkov

Round Two: The round begins with Larkin kicking Koreshkov in the midsection, Larkin gets Koreshkov against the cage wall after avoiding a spinning kick. Koreshkov spins Larkin into the cage wall while eating some strikes, the fighters separate and Koreshkov goes for a high kick. Koreshkov then cracks Larkin with an overhand right, Larkin charges at Koreshkov while swinging away at him. Koreshkov comes forward to hit Larkin with a two strike combination, Larkin goes for an uppercut while Koreshkov looks for a spinning elbow strike. Larkin drops Koreshkov with a knee strike to the face and he pounces on him with strikes, Koreshkov scrambles to his feet and Larkin drops him with another knee strike. Larkin pounces on him with more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Larkin (Overall Score: 19-18 for Larkin)

Round Three: The round begins with Larkin attacking Koreshkov with some leg kicks, Koreshkov comes forward and he takes a few swings at Larkin. Koreshkov also attacks Larkin with some leg kicks of his own, Koreshkov goes for a takedown and Larkin catches him in a guillotine choke and Koreshkov escapes to get top control on the ground. Larkin finds a way to get up with Koreshkov holding onto him, Koreshkov gets Larkin against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Koreshkov scores a takedown on Larkin and Larkin gets right back up, Koreshkov gets one more takedown on Larkin as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Koreshkov (Final Score: 28-28 for Draw)

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

Derek Anderson vs. Guilherme Vasconcelos

Round One: The round begins with Anderson attacking Vasconcelos with some combinations, Vasconcelos and Anderson exchange some leg kicks. Anderson backs up Vasconcelos by landing a few rights, Anderson grabs Vasconcelos and gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and exchange more leg kicks, Anderson backs up Vasconcelos again with a four strike combination. Vasconcelos cracks a swinging Anderson with a counter right, Vasconcelos starts landing combos of his own against Anderson. Vasconcelos accidentally pokes Anderson in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Anderson swinging away at Vasconcelos. Vasconcelos scores a takedown on a kicking Anderson and he gets the open guard, Vasconcelos rolls for an arm bar during a scramble and Anderson scrambles to his feet to get free. Anderson grabs Vasconcelos and gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Vasconcelos rolls for another arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Anderson

Round Two: The round begins with Vasconcelos attacking Anderson with some leg kicks, Anderson comes forward and he attacks Vasconcelos with combinations. Anderson backs up Vasconcelos while swinging wildly at him, Vasconcelos and Anderson get into some wild striking exchanges. Vasconcelos scores a takedown on Anderson and Anderson looks for a guillotine choke, Vasconcelos escapes the choke to get back control on Anderson. Anderson shakes Vasconcelos off of him to get top control on the ground, Anderson attacks Vasconcelos with some ground and pound. Anderson gets back control on Vasconcelos as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Vasconcelos and Anderson exchanging some leg kicks, Anderson nails a swinging Vasconcelos with a counter right. Anderson charges at Vasconcelos while swinging wildly at him, Anderson then attacks a swinging Vasconcelos with a two punch combination. Anderson continues to just swing wildly against Vasconcelos, Anderson cracks Vasconcelos with a flying knee strike followed by a combination. Vasconcelos goes for a takedown and Anderson gets top control on the ground, Anderson gains side control against Vasconcelos while landing some strikes. Vasconcelos gets Anderson back into his open guard, Anderson postures up and he makes Vasconcelos stand as well. Anderson lands one more combo on Vasconcelos as the round ends.

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

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

Joey Davis vs. Jeff Peterson

Round One: The round begins with Peterson attacking Davis with a high kick, Davis briefly drops Peterson with a front kick. Peterson also starts hitting Davis with some leg kicks, Davis responds by nailing Peterson with a two punch combination. Davis levels Peterson with a flying knee strike and Peterson goes out cold.

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

Mauricio Alonso vs. Johnny Eblen

Round One: The round begins with Eblen grabbing Eblen and getting him against the cage wall, Eblen scores a takedown on Alonso and he gets the open guard. Eblen attacks Alonso with some ground and pound, Eblen postures up while attacking Alonso with more ground and pound. Eblen continues landing strikes on Alonso until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Eblen

Round Two: The round begins with Alonso and Eblen exchanging a few leg kicks, Eblen comes forward and he attacks Alonso with a few rights. Eblen scores a takedown on Alonso and he gets the open guard, Eblen attacks Alonso with some ground and pound. Eblen keeps top control while landing strikes against Alonso until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Eblen cracking Alonso with a right to the midsection, Eblen charges at Alonso while swinging away at him. Eblen backs up Alonso after attacking him with an overhand right, Eblen scores a takedown on Alonso and he gets the open guard. Eblen attacks Alonso with some ground and pound, Eblen postures up and swings away at Alonso until he gets up. Alonso nails Eblen with a knee strike to the face, Eblen recovers and he scores another takedown on Alonso. Alonso throws strikes on Eblen while on his back and the round ends.

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

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

Vladimir Tokov vs. Brandon Hastings

Round One: The round begins with Tokov attacking Hastings with some leg kicks, Tokov looks for a takedown and Hastings almost catches him in a choke. Hastings grabs a swinging Tokov and gets him against the cage wall, the referee separates the fighters for a fence grab. The action resumes with Tokov scoring a takedown on Hastings and getting the open guard, Hastings scrambles to his feet and Tokov gets him against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Tokov drags Hastings back to the ground and Hastings gets back up, Tokov scores another takedown on Hastings and he gets the open guard. Tokov attacks Hastings with some ground and pound, Tokov keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tokov

Round Two: The round begins with Hastings attacking Tokov with a two punch combo followed by a kick, Tokov scores a takedown on Hastings and he gets the open guard. Tokov attacks Hastings with some ground and pound, Hastings gets to his feet and Tokov holds onto him while landing knee strikes. Tokov scores another takedown on Hastings and he gets the full mount, Tokov looks for the arm triangle choke and Hastings escapes. Hastings gets Tokov in his full guard while eating more strikes, the referee stands up the fighters due to inactivity. The action resumes with Hastings nailing Tokov with a two punch combination, Tokov scores another takedown on Hastings and he gets the half guard. Hastings rolls for a heel hook as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Tokov attacking Hastings with some leg kicks, Hastings attacks Tokov with a few kicks to the midsection. Tokov scores a takedown on Hastings and he gets him in the seated position, Hastings gets up and Tokov gets him against the cage wall. Tokov drags Hastings back to the ground and they both are in a seated position, Hastings gets up and Tokov gets him against the cage wall while landing a few knee strikes. Tokov scores another takedown on Hastings as the round ends.

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

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

Jordan Newman vs. Riley Miller

Round One: The round begins with Miller attacking Newman with some leg kicks, Miller rolls for a heel hook and Newman attacks him with a plethora of strikes. Miller keeps the leg of Newman trapped while eating more strikes, Newman gets free and he gets side control against Miller. Miller gets Newman in the half guard while eating more strikes, Newman turns up the pressure and he nails Miller with more unanswered strikes. Newman gets Miller in the crucifix position and he nails him with more strikes, Newman goes after Miller with a lot of hammer fists and the referee jumps in.

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

Sunni Imhotep vs. Kelvin Gentapanan

Round One: The round begins with Imhotep and Gentapanan exchanging some leg kicks, Gentapanan grabs Imhotep and he scores a takedown on him. Gentapanan gains side control against Imhotep, Gentapanan goes for back control on Imhotep and Imhotep briefly rolls for a knee bar. Imhotep scrambles to his feet and Gentapanan gets him against the cage wall, Imhotep drops for a guillotine choke and Gentapanan escapes to get top control on the ground. Gentapanan gains the full mount on Imhotep and Imhotep quickly sweeps him to get top control, Gentapanan gets free and he gets Imhotep against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gentapanan

Round Two: The round begins with Imhotep swinging away at Gentapanan to avoid a takedown, Gentapanan grabs Imhotep and he gets him against the cage wall. Gentapanan scores a takedown on Imhotep and he gets the full guard, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Gentapanan getting Imhotep against the cage wall, Imhotep drops for a kimur and Gentapanan escapes to get back control a short time later. Imhotep sweeps Gentapanan and he gets top control, Imhoteo attacks Gentapanan with some ground and pound. Gentapanan scrambles to his feet and he gets Imhotep against the cage wall until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Gentapanan taking a few swings at Imhotep, Imhotep keeps the fight standing by taking a few swings at Gentapanan. Imhotep also goes after Gentapanan with some leg kicks, Gentapanan starts hunting for takedowns against Imhotep. Imhotep goes for a high kick and Gentapanan blocks it, Imhotel nails Gentapanan with a step in knee strike followed by a right. Gentapanan goes for a takedown and Imhotel drops for a guillotine choke, Gentapanan escapes the choke to get top control on the ground. Gentapanan rolls for an arm bar and Imhotep escapes to get him in his full guard, Gentapanan keeps top control as the round ends. 

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

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

Jay Jay Wilson vs. Jorge Juarez

Round One: The round begins with Wilson attacking Juarez with a variety of kicks, Wilson grabs Juarez and gets him against the cage wall. Wilson scores a takedown on Juarez and he gets the open guard, Wilson gains the half guard against Juarez. Juarez scrambles and Wilson gets back control on him, Wilson locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

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

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