Bellator 262 Results: Juliana Velasquez Successfully Defends The Women’s Flyweight Championship

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Main Card (9pm EST., Showtime)

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Bellator Women’s Flyweight Championship
Juliana Velasquez (c) def. #3 Denise Kielholtz by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) to retain the championship

#5 Tyrell Fortune def. #7 Matt Mitrione by submission via strikes (1:45, R1)

Matheus Mattos def. Cee Jay Hamilton by TKO via strikes (1:33, R2)

#2 Arlene Blencowe def. Dayana Silva by TKO via strikes (1:00, R3)

#5 Johnny Eblen def. Travis Davis by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., Youtube)

Diana Avsaragova def. Gabriella Gulfin by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Adil Benjilany def. Johnny Soto by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Said Sowma def. Ronny Markes by KO via strikes (1:09, R1)

Cody Law def. Theodore Macuka by TKO via strikes (1:54, R1)

Charlie Campbell def. Nicholas Giulietti by TKO via strikes (1:30, R2)


Bellator Women’s Flyweight Championship
Juliana Velasquez (c) vs. #3 Denise Kielholtz

Round One: The round begins with Kielholtz attacking Velasquez with some leg kicks, Kielholtz charges at Velasquez and Velasquez lands a counter left on her. Kielholtz comes forward and she cracks Velasquez with a left hook, Velasquez lands some jabs to the face of Kielholtz. The fighters stay at a distance while taking some swings at each other, Velasquez starts landing her own leg kicks against Kielholtz. Kielholtz eats a jab before landing a right to the midsection of Velasquez, Kielholtz cracks Velasquez with a multiple punch combination. Kielholtz swings away at Velasquez as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kielholtz

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading some leg kicks, Velasquez avoids a few shots before landing a left on Kielholtz. Kielholtz continuously comes forward while swinging away at Velasquez, Velasquez starts cracking Kielholtz with some jabs. Kielholtz and Velasquez get into a few striking exchanges, Kielholtz cracks a kicking Velasquez with a counter left. Kielholtz follows up by landing another left hook on a backing Velasquez, Velasquez looks for a takedown and Kielholtz defends. Velasquez stays at a distance while landing some strikes on Kielholtz, Kielholtz and Velasquez get into another striking exchange. Kielholtz lands another combo on Velasquez as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kielholtz nailing Velasquez with a right to the midsection, Kielholtz backs up Velasquez while swinging away at her. Velasquez goes back to attacking Kielholtz with some jabs, Velasquez cracks a swinging Kielholtz with a counter right hook. Velasquez then pops Kielholtz with a two punch combination, Kielholtz comes forward while taking wild swings at Velasquez. Kielholtz lands a two punch combination on a swinging Velasquez, Velasquez avoids a lot of Kielholtz’s shots while peppering her with jabs. Velasquez then nails a swinging Kielholtz with a knee strike to the face, Velasquez scores a takedown on Kielholtz and she gets the full guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Velasquez (Overall Score: 29-28 for Kielholtz)

Round Four: The round begins with Kielholtz landing some leg kicks on Velasquez, Velasquez starts landing the jabs again against Kielholtz. Kielholtz comes forward and she nails Velasquez with a straight right, Kielholtz continues charging at Velasquez while swinging wildly at her. Velasquez starts landing her own leg kicks against Kielholtz, Velasquez stays at a distance while picking Kielholtz apart with strikes. Velasquez hunts for a takedown and a striking exchange breaks out with Kielholtz, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Velasquez (Overall Score: 38-38 for Draw)

Round Five: The round begins with Kielholtz stunning Velasquez with a shot during the opening exchange, Kielholtz continues coming forward and swinging away at Velasquez. Velasquez goes back to peppering Kielholtz with jabs to her face, Kielholtz and Velasquez also exchange some leg kicks. Kielholtz slips and Velasquez cracks her with a left, Velasquez clinches with a swinging Kielholtz before landing a knee strike. Kielholtz continues backing up Velasquez while swinging away at her, Velasquez fires back and she lands a left against Kielholtz. Kielholtz recovers and she nails a swinging Velasquez with a counter left, Velasquez hunts for a takedown and Kielholtz defends. The fighters swing away at each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kielholtz (Final Score: 48-47 for Kielholtz)

Official Result: Juliana Velasquez (c) def. #3 Denise Kielholtz by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) to retain the championship

#5 Tyrell Fortune vs. #7 Matt Mitrione

Round One: The round begins with Fortune scoring a takedown on Mitrione and he gets side control, Fortune attacks Mitrione with a ton of ground and pound. Fortune gains back control on Mitrione and Mitrione tries scrambling, Fortune attacks Mitrione with ground and pound until Mitrione taps out.

Official Result: #5 Tyrell Fortune def. #7 Matt Mitrione by submission via strikes (1:45, R1)

Matheus Mattos vs. Cee Jay Hamilton

Round One: The round begins with Hamilton taking some wild swings at Mattos, Mattos drops a swinging Hamilton with a counter left hook. Hamilton gets up and Mattos briefly looks for a standing guillotine choke, Hamilton looks for a head kick and Mattos blocks it. Mattos backs Hamilton into the cage wall after landing a leg kick, the fighters separate and Hamilton attacks Mattos with a combination. Hamilton then nails Mattos with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Mattos then nails Hamilton with a kick to the midsection. Mattos keeps Hamilton near the cage wall while a wild striking exchange breaks out, Mattos grabs Hamilton and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and take some more swings at each other, the fighters clinch again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mattos

Round Two: The round begins with Mattos attacking Hamilton with some leg kicks, Hamilton and Mattos exchange some high kick attempts. Hamilton backs up Mattos while landing a kick to the midsection, Mattos drops Hamilton with a left hook and he lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Matheus Mattos def. Cee Jay Hamilton by TKO via strikes (1:33, R2)

#2 Arlene Blencowe vs. Dayana Silva

Round One: The round begins with Blencowe attacking Silva with some leg kicks, Silva fires back and she attempts leg kicks against Blencowe. Silva catches a kick from Blencowe before landing a counter right, Silva looks to land counter rights on a swinging Blencowe. Blencowe charges at Silva as a striking exchange breaks out between the two, Silva then cracks Blencowe with a right. Blencowe responds by cracking Silva with a two punch combination, Blencowe comes forward and she has a few exchanges with Silva. Silva looks for a takedown and Blencowe defends while landing a knee strike as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blencowe

Round Two: The round begins with Silva nailing Blencowe with some leg kicks, Silva starts popping Blencowe with some rights. Blencowe cracks Silva with some leg kicks and body shots, Silva pops a swinging Blencowe with a counter left. Blencowe comes forward while attacking Silva with some rights, Blencowe and Silva exchange right hooks during a striking exchange. Silva grabs a swinging Blencowe and she gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Blencowe nails Silva with a right. Blencowe eats a leg kick after kicking Silva in the midsection, Blencowe follows up by landing a right to the midsection of Silva and Silva responds with one of her own. Silva goes for a takedown and Blencowe defends while landing a knee strike, Silva scores a takedown on Blencowe as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Blencowe attacking Silva with some leg kicks, Silva recovers and she kicks Blencowe in the midsection. Silva and Blencowe land some shots on each other during a brief exchange, Blencowe drops Silva during an exchange after landing a counter left hook and she lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #2 Arlene Blencowe def. Dayana Silva by TKO via strikes (1:00, R3)

#5 Johnny Eblen vs. Travis Davis

Round One: The round begins with Eblen attacking Davis with some leg kicks, Eblen and Davis exchange some combinations. Davis catches a kick from Eblen and they briefly clinch, Eblen continues backing up while taking swings at Davis. Eblen cracks a swinging Davis with a counter left hook, Eblen then nails Davis with a kick to the midsection. Eblen scores a takedown on Davis after landing a left hook and Davis gets right back up, Eblen holds Davis against the cage wall while landing some knee strikes. Eblen scores another takedown on Davis and Davis gets back up while eating a few strikes, the fighters clinch while exchanging a few strikes. Eblen scores another takedown on Davis after a brief striking exchange, Davis gets back up and he gets into an exchange with Eblen. Eblen cracks Davis with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Eblen

Round Two: The round begins with Davis landing some leg kicks on Eblen, Eblen continues charging at Davis while swinging wildly at him. Eblen starts landing leg kicks of his own against Davis, Eblen backs Davis into the cage wall while eating a few knee strikes. Eblen scores a takedown on Davis and he gets him in a seated position, Davis makes it back to his feet after eating a few strikes from Eblen. Eblen scores another takedown on Davis and he gets back control, Eblen attacks Davis with some ground and pound. Davis scrambles to his feet and Eblen keeps him against the cage wall before dragging him back to the ground, Davis gets up again and Eblen gets him right back down. Davis gets up again as Eblen pelts him with a few strikes, Eblen cracks Davis with a three strike combination during a brief separation. Davis drops for a guillotine choke and Eblen defends to get top control on the ground, Eblen goes back to attacking Davis with ground and pound. Eblen keeps top control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Eblen charging at Davis while landing a left hook, Eblen attacks Davis with a variety of kicks. Davis comes forward and Eblen cracks him with a right hook, Eblen grabs Davis and he gets him up against the cage wall. Eblen scores a takedown on Davis and he gets the half guard, Davis gets up again and Eblen takes him right back down. Davis gets up again and Eblen gets him against the cage wall, Eblen drags Davis back to the ground before landing a few strikes. Davis makes it back to his feet and Eblen gets him right back to the ground, Eblen looks for a rear naked choke and Davis defends against it. Davis scrambles to his feet and Eblen holds him against the cage wall, Eblen gets Davis down again as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #5 Johnny Eblen def. Travis Davis by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Said Sowma vs. Ronny Markes

Round One: The round begins with Markes attacking Sowma with some leg kicks, Sowma pops Markes with a front kick to the midsection. Sowma drops Sowma with a left before landing follow up strikes that put him out cold.

Official Result: Said Sowma def. Ronny Markes by KO via strikes (1:09, R1)

Cody Law vs. Theodore Macuka

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Macuka and Law exchange some leg kicks. Law backs up Macuka after landing a short right hook, Law follows up by nailing Macuka with a head kick. Law backs Macuka into the cage wall while landing a massive punching combination, Law continues landing combinations on Macuka and the referee eventually jumps in.

Official Result: Cody Law def. Theodore Macuka by TKO via strikes (1:54, R1)

Diana Avsaragova vs. Gabriella Gulfin

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Avsaragova and Gulfin exchange right and left hooks. Gulfin looks for a takedown before attacking Avsaragova with a knee strike, Avsaragova lands a counter right on a kicking Gulfin. Avsaragova starts popping Gulfin with a few short left hooks, Gulfin gets Avsaragova against the cage wall after eating a combination. The fighters separate and Avsaragova continues landing counter strikes on a kicking Gulfin, Gulfin nails Avsaragova with a kick to the midsection. Avsaragova again cracks a kicking Gulfin with a counter right, Avsaragova starts landing some leg kicks on Gulfin. Avsaragova and Gulfin exchange some kicks to the midsection, Avsaragova stuns a swinging Gulfin with a counter left hook. Gulfin and Avsaragova swing at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Avsaragova

Round Two: The round begins with Avsaragova and Gulfin getting into a striking exchange, Avsaragova continues looking for a counter right on a swinging Gulfin. Gulfin continues coming forward while swinging away at Avsaragova, Avsaragova starts landing a few leg kicks against Gulfin. Avsaragova lands a counter strike combo on a swinging Gulfin, Gulfin continues attacking Avsaragova with a variety of kicks. The fighters briefly clinch after a missed spinning back kick from Avsaragova, Gulfin and Avsaragova have a striking exchange as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Gulfin goes back to attempting a variety of kicks against Avsaragova. Avsaragova pops an incoming Gulfin with a right hook, the fighters stay at a distance while swinging away at each other. Avsaragova pops Gulfin with a few rights during an exchange, Avsaragova steps forward and she hits Gulfin with a straight right. Avsaragova and Gulfin are trading some leg kicks as well, Gulfin still charges at Avsaragova while swinging away at her. Avsaragova backs up for a little while before popping Gulfin with a right, Gulfin backs up Avsaragova as they swing at each other until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Diana Avsaragova def. Gabriella Gulfin by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Johnny Soto vs. Adil Benjilany

Round One: The round begins with Soto attacking Benjilany with some leg kicks, Benjilany starts landing his own leg kicks against Soto. Soto charges at Benjilany while swinging away at him, Soto gets Benjilany against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Soto scores a takedown on Benjilany and he gets the half guard, Benjilany quickly gets Soto into his full guard while landing strikes from his back. Soto starts attacking Benjilany with some ground and pound, Benjilany scrambles to his feet and Soto drags him back to the ground. Benjilany scrambles to his feet again before swinging away at Soto, Benjilany stays at a distance while picking Soto apart with combinations. Benjilany cracks Soto with a left hook to the midsection, Soto gets Benjilany back against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Soto scores a takedown on Benjilany as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Soto

Round Two: The round begins with Benjilany attacking Soto with some leg kicks, Soto charges at Benjilany while swinging wildly at him. Benjilany and Soto exchange simultaneous left hooks, Benjilany and Soto also get into a few striking exchanges. Soto grabs Benjilany and he scores a takedown a short time later, Benjilany scrambles to his feet and Soto gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Soto cracks a swinging Benjilany with a few counter left hooks, Benjilany then nails Soto with an overhand right. Soto again grabs Benjilany and he gets him back against the cage wall, Soto continuously hunts for the takedown as Benjilany defends. Soto scores a takedown on Benjilany as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Benjilany attacking Soto with a high kick, Benjilany backs up Soto while landing a multiple punch combination. Soto gets Benjilany against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, Soto scores a takedown on Benjilany and he gets him in a seated position. Benjilany scrambles to his feet and Soto keeps him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Benjilany lands another combination on Soto. Soto stays near the cage wall as Benjilany attacks him with a plethora of combinations, Soto again grabs Benjilany and he gets him back up against the cage wall. Soto drags Benjilany back to the ground and he gets him in a seated position, Benjilany wall walks to his feet and Soto keeps him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Benjilany lands a left hook to the midsection of Soto, Soto quickly gets a swinging Benjilany against the cage wall. Soto gets another takedown on Benjilany as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Adil Benjilany def. Johnny Soto by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Charlie Campbell vs. Nicholas Giulietti

Round One: The round begins with Giulietti attempting a few side kicks against Campbell, Giulietti starts landing some leg kicks against Campbell. Giulietti grabs a leaping Campbell and he gets him up against the cage wall, Giulietti scores a takedown on Campbell and he gets the half guard. Giulietti lands some ground and pound on a downed Campbell, Giulietti gains back control on Campbell while landing more strikes. Giulietti continues landing ground and pound on Campbell, Campbell scrambles to his feet and Giulietti keeps him against the cage wall. Campbell stuns Giulietti after landing a knee strike and multiple high kicks, Campbell stuffs a takedown from Giulietti before landing a knee strike, Campbell lands a combo on Giulietti as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Giulietti

Round Two: The round begins with Giulietti attacking Campbell with some leg kicks, Giulietti shoots for a takedown and Campbell defends before swinging away at him. Campbell and Giulietti exchange a bunch of kick attempts, Giulietti keeps hunting for takedowns and Campbell defends while landing combinations. Campbell drops Giulietti with a multiple punch combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Charlie Campbell def. Nicholas Giulietti by TKO via strikes (1:30, R2)


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