Bellator 235 Results: Erik Perez & Toby Misech Headlines, Plus Alejandra Lara & Veta Arteaga Battle

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Main Card (10pm EST., Paramount Network)

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Toby Misech def. Erik Perez by KO via strikes (0:54, R1)

Alejandra Lara def. Veta Arteaga by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Tywan Claxton def. Braydon Akeo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Joey Davis def. Chris Cisneros by TKO via strikes (3:55, R1)

Preliminary Card (8:45pm EST., Bellator App)

Cass Bell def. Pierre Daguzan by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Hunter Ewald def. Brysen Bolohao by submission via rear naked choke (1:42, R1)

Joseph Creer def. Ty Gwerder by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-26)


Cass Bell vs. Pierre Daguzan

Round One: The round begins with Bell attacking Daguzan with a variety of kicks, Bell continues going for high kicks against Daguzan. Daguzan and Bell start exchanging some leg kicks, Daguzan scores a takedown on a kicking Bell and Bell gets right back up. Bell attacks Daguzan with a trio of high kicks that all get blocked as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bell

Round Two: The round begins with Daguzan attacking Bell with some leg kicks, Bell lands a kick to the midsection of Daguzan. Bell goes back to attacking Daguzan with high kicks, Daguzan scores a takedown on Bell and he gets the full guard. Bell scrambles to his feet and he rocks Daguzan with a spinning back fist, Bell attacks Daguzan with more high kicks. Daguzan recovers and he attacks Bell with some kicks, Bell continues attacking Daguzan with a variety of kicks. Daguzan comes forward and he takes a few wild swings at Bell, Bell goes for a spinning heel kick to the body of Daguzan as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Daguzan scoring a takedown on a kicking Bell and he immediately postures up, Bell throws a few up kicks before getting to his feet. Bell grabs Daguzan and he gets him against the cage wall, Bell scores a takedown on Daguzan and he gets back control. Daguzan scrambles to his feet and he shakes Bell off of his back, Daguzan comes forward and he takes a few swings at Bell. Bell looks for another takedown and Daguzan stuffs it, Bell gets up and he nails Daguzan with a spinning elbow strike. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Cass Bell def. Pierre Daguzan by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Ty Gwerder vs. Joseph Creer

Round One: The round begins with Creer attacking Gwerder with some leg kicks, Gwerder eats more kicks while attempting a few lefts against Creer. Creer grabs a swinging Gwerder and he gets him against the cage wall, Creer nails Gwerder with a knee strike while in the clinch. Gwerder looks for a takedown and Creer nails him with a knee strike, Creer accidentally nails Gwerder low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Creer attacking Gwerder with a variety of kicks, Gwerder cracks a kicking Creer with a counter left. Gwerder goes for a high kick and Creer blocks it, Creer grabs Gwerder and he attacks him with multiple knee strikes. Gwerder nails a ducking Creer with a pair of left uppercuts, Gwerder starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Creer. Gwerder backs up Creer by nailing him with a left, Creer scores a takedown on Gwerder as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Creer

Round Two: The round begins with Creer nailing a kicking Gwerder with a pair of counter lefts, Creer and Gwerder have a striking exchange before Creer gets him against the cage wall. Creer scores a takedown on Gwerder and he gets him in a seated position, Creer attacks Gwerder with some ground and pound. Creer transitions to back control against Gwerder, Gwerder escapes choke attempts to scramble and gain top control on Creer. Gwerder gets to his feet and he allows Creer to stand as well, Gwerder nails Creer with a two punch combo before eating a left. Creer charges forward and he attacks Gwerder with a combination, Creer scores another takedown onGwerder and he gets back control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Creer nails Gwerder with a knee strike as they briefly clinch. Creer then nails Gwerder with a kick to the midsection, Gwerder backs up Creer by taking a few swings at him. Creer scores a takedown on Gwerder and he gets the full mount, Gwerder escapes a submission attempt before scrambling to a seated position. Creer quickly returns to the full mount against Gwerder, Gwerder scrambles and Creer gets side control on him. Creer looks for a kimura on Gwerder as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Joseph Creer def. Ty Gwerder by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-26)

Hunter Ewald vs. Brysen Bolohao

Round One: The round begins with Ewald cracking Bolohao with a few lefts, Ewald cracks a swinging Bolohao with a counter left hook. Ewald grabs Bolohao and he gets him against the cage wall, Ewald scores a takedown on Bolohao and he gets back control. Ewald locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Hunter Ewald def. Brysen Bolohao by submission via rear naked choke (1:42, R1)

Joey Davis vs. Chris Cisneros

Round One: The round begins with Davis immediately scoring a takedown on Cisneros and he gets the open guard, Davis attacks Cisneros with some ground and pound. Davis gains side control on Cisneros after landing more strikes, Cisneros tries getting up and Davis holds him down while getting the half guard. Davis attacks Cisneros with a ton of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Joey Davis def. Chris Cisneros by TKO via strikes (3:55, R1)

Tywan Claxton vs. Braydon Akeo

Round One: The round begins with Claxton taking some swings at Akeo, Akeo starts attacking Claxton with some leg kicks. Claxton attacks Akeo with a high kick and it gets blocked, Claxton then hits Akeo with a two punch combination. Claxton backs up Akeo after cracking him with a left, Akeo gets Claxton against the cage wall after landing a knee strike. Claxton spins Akeo into the cage wall before separating a short time later, Akeo goes for a step in knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Claxton

Round Two: The round begins with Claxton attacking Akeo with some leg kicks, Akeo grabs a kicking Claxton and he gets him against the cage wall. Claxton gets free and he nails Akeo with a multiple strike combination, Claxton gets Akeo up against the cage wall afterwards. The fighters separate as Claxton takes some swings at Akeo, Akeo attacks Claxton with some leg kicks. Akeo avoids a swinging Claxton to land a front kick to the midsection, Claxton grabs Akeo and he gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Claxton cracks Akeo with a left, the fighters swing at each other until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Claxton attacking Akeo with a multiple strike combination, Akeo grabs Claxton and he gets him against the cage wall. Claxton escapes the takedown attempts to spin Akeo and get him against the cage wall, Claxton nails Akeo with a few rights while in the clinch. The fighters separate as Claxton swings away at Akeo, Claxton goes back to attacking Akeo with some leg kicks. Akeo looks for a takedown and Claxton winds up getting one on him, Claxton attacks Akeo with ground and pound. Claxton gets back control on Akeo and Akeo gets up while eating a bunch of strikes, Claxton gets Akeo back up against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Claxton scores another takedown on Akeo and he gets the full mount, Claxton gets back control while nailing Akeo with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Tywan Claxton def. Braydon Akeo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alejandra Lara vs. Veta Arteaga

Round One: The round begins with the fighters immediately getting into a wild striking exchange, Lara nails Arteaga with a kick to the midsection. Lara backs Arteaga into the cage wall after landing a combination, the fighters separate briefly and Lara nails Arteaga with a combination. The fighters separate and Lara pops Arteaga with a straight right, Arteaga starts attacking Lara with some leg kicks. Lara attacks Arteaga with some more kicks to the midsection, Lara grabs Arteaga and gets her back against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Lara separates from Arteaga after attacking her with elbow strikes, Lara backs up Arteaga after landing a multiple punch combination. Lara scores a takedown on Arteaga and she gets her in a seated position, Arteaga gets up and Lara gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lara rocks Arteaga with a head kick, Lara attacks Arteaga with lefts before getting her against the cage wall. The fighters separate as Lara swings away at Arteaga, Lara pops Arteaga with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lara

Round Two: The round begins with Lara attacking Arteaga with a hook kick before landing a left, Lara continues attacking Arteaga with combinations. Lara grabs Arteaga and she gets her against the cage wall for a short time, Lara continues attacking Arteaga with a variety of kicks. Arteaga swings at Lara while eating more combinations, Arteaga backs up Lara while swinging away at her. Lara starts attacking Arteaga with some leg kicks, Arteaga comes forward and Lara nails her with a head kick. Arteaga attacks Lara with a knee strike followed by a right, Arteaga and Lara have a wild striking exchange in the center of the cage. Lara drops Arteaga with a head kick, Arteaga scrambles to her feet as Lara swings away at her. Lara attacks Arteaga with a ton of unanswered strikes, Arteaga fires back at Lara and she nails her with a few rights. Lara throws a hook kick before having another exchange with Arteaga, Lara throws another head kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Lara grabs Arteaga and gets her against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Lara goes after Arteaga with some spinning attacks, Lara backs up Arteaga while swinging away at her. Lara goes for a spinning back fist against a swinging Arteaga, Lara rocks Arteaga with an elbow strike to the face followed up by a punching combination. Lara backs up Arteaga with a head kick followed by kicks to the midsection, Lara backs Arteaga into the cage wall while landing a ton of elbow strikes. Lara backs away from Arteaga while throwing some high kicks, Lara and Arteaga swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Alejandra Lara def. Veta Arteaga by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Erik Perez vs. Toby Misech

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few jabs, Misech starts attacking Perez with some leg kicks. Perez attacks Misech with a head kick and it gets blocked, Misech drops Perez with a left and he pounces on him with a few more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Toby Misech def. Erik Perez by KO via strikes (0:54, R1)

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