Bellator 265 Results: Cheick Kongo Rallies To Get The Main Event Submission!

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Main Card (9pm EST., Showtime)

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#3 Cheick Kongo def. Sergei Kharitonov by submission via rear naked choke (4:59, R2)

Jornel Lugo def. Keith Lee by submission via rear naked choke (5:00, R1)

Marcelo Golm def. Billy Swanson by TKO via strikes (4:57, R1)

#5 Logan Storley def. Dante Schiro by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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

Mike Hamel def. Bryce Logan by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Archie Colgan def. Ben Simons by TKO via strikes (4:04, R1)

Bailey Schoenfelder def. Kory Moegenburg by TKO via strikes (4:11, R1)

Fabio Aguiar def. Taylor Johnson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Duane Johnson def. Deven Fisher by submission via d’arce choke (1:04, R1)


#3 Cheick Kongo vs. Sergei Kharitonov

Round One: The round begins with Kharitonov taking a few swings at a backing Kongo, Kharitonov follows a backing Kongo while swinging away at him. Kharitonov starts landing some leg kicks against Kongo, Kongo starts landing his own jabs against Kharitonov. Kongo starts cracking Kharitonov with multiple punch combinations, Kongo eats a few jabs before landing a right on Kharitonov. Kharitonov keeps Kongo against the cage wall while pelting him with jabs and leg kicks, Kharitonov briefly drops Kongo after landing a jab. Kongo continues landing his jab against an approaching Kharitonov, Kharitonov stuns Kongo again after landing an uppercut. Kharitonov lands another combo on Kongo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kharitonov

Round Two: The round begins with Kharitonov working over Kongo by landing a plethora of jabs, Kharitonov pops Kongo with a right to the midsection. Kongo charges at Kharitonov while attempting a knee strike and he eats a few more shots, Kharitonov and Kongo exchange some rights. Kongo hunts for a takedown and Kharitonov defends against it, Kongo stays near the cage wall while Kharitonov swings away at him. Kongo comes forward and he hits Kharitonov with a two punch combination, Kongo then nails Kharitonov with a knee strike to the midsection. Kongo rocks Kharitonov after landing a short right hook, Kongo gets Kharitonov against the cage wall while landing a plethora of strikes. Kongo then nails Kharitonov with multiple knee strikes before scoring a takedown on him, Kongo lands ground and pound on Kharitonov before gaining the full mount. Kongo nails Kharitonov with more ground and pound while gaining back control, Kongo locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: #3 Cheick Kongo def. Sergei Kharitonov by submission via rear naked choke (4:59, R2)

#5 Logan Storley vs. Dante Schiro

Round One: The round begins with Storley scoring a takedown on Schiro and he gets the open guard, Storley advances to side control against Schiro. Schiro quickly gets a scrambling Storley into his half guard, Schiro eventually gets Storley back into his full guard while eating a few strikes. Storley regains the half guard on Schiro while landing some more strikes, Schiro gets Storley back into his full guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Storley

Round Two: The round begins with Storley getting Schiro against the cage wall, Storley drags Schiro to the ground and he gets him to a kneeling position. Schiro makes it back to his feet and Storley holds him against the cage wall, Storley slips while looking for a takedown and he still manages to get Schiro down a short time later. Storley advances to the half guard before Schiro gets him in his butterfly guard, Storley transitions to side control against Schiro. Schiro quickly gets Storley back into his butterfly guard, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity just before the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Schiro attacking Storley with a variety of kicks, Schiro backs up Storley after throwing a right. Storley scores a takedown on Schiro and Schiro gets right back up, Storley holds Schiro up against the cage wall. Storley looks for another takedown and Schiro gets top control when they hit the ground, Storley gets back up and he gets Schiro against the cage wall. Schiro attacks Storley with some elbow strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: #5 Logan Storley def. Dante Schiro by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Marcelo Golm vs. Billy Swanson

Round One: The round begins with Swanson attacking Golm with some leg kicks, Golm clinches with Swanson before exchanging some knee strikes. Golm starts landing some counter rights against a swinging Swanson, Golm starts nailing Swanson with his own leg kicks. Golm continues backing up Swanson while swinging away at him, Golm backs Swanson into the cage wall after landing a multiple punch combination. The fighters clinch and they do battle along the cage wall, Golm nails Swanson with a multitude of strikes while in the clinch. Golm cracks Swanson with a knee strike to the face before separating, Golm nails Swanson with a kick to the midsection followed by a multiple punch combination. Golm holds Swanson against the cage wall while landing more strikes, Golm drops Swanson with a combination and he lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Marcelo Golm def. Billy Swanson by TKO via strikes (4:57, R1)

Jornel Lugo vs. Keith Lee

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging a few jabs and leg kicks, Lee goes for a head kick and Lugo manages to avoid it. Lee hunts for a takedown and Lugo defends against it, Lugo then cracks Lee with a few rights to the fighter’s head. Lugo dances around Lee while landing jabs and leg kicks, Lee comes forward and Lugo peppers him with more jabs. Lugo drops Lee with a jab and he immediately applies an anaconda choke to him, Lugo releases the choke and both fighters get back up. Lee leaps at Lugo before cracking him with a right, Lee looks for a takedown and Lugo defends while catching him in a rear naked choke as the round ends.

After the round ended, Keith Lee stumbled around the cage and the referee waves off the fight.

Official Result: Jornel Lugo def. Keith Lee by submission via rear naked choke (5:00, R1)

Taylor Johnson vs. Fabio Aguiar

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Aguiar and Johnson exchange some leg kicks. Johnson then cracks a backing Aguiar with a head kick, Aguiar looks for a takedown and Johnson controls his head while landing knee strikes. Johnson releases Aguiar’s head while holding him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. Johnson defends against a takedown from Aguiar while landing some rights, Johnson separates from Aguiar before landing a knee strike. Aguiar grabs Johnson and he holds him against the cage wall, Johnson gets free and he gets Aguiar against the cage wall. Aguiar scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets the half guard, Johnson wall walks to his feet and he trades high kicks with Aguiar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round Two: The round begins with Aguiar peppering Johnson with some jabs, Aguiar then pops Johnson with a two punch combination. Aguiar scores a takedown on Johnson after eating some elbow strikes, Johnson scrambles to his feet and Aguiar drags him back to the ground. Johnson sweeps Aguiar and he manages to get back control, Johnson looks for a twister and Aguiar defends while landing a few strikes. Aguiar spins at the right time and he regains top control against Johnson, Aguiar attacks Johnson with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Johnson rocking Aguiar with a three punch combination, Aguiar and Johnson exchange some leg kicks. Aguiar trips up Johnson and he gets top control on the ground, Johnson scrambles to his feet and he scores a takedown on Aguiar. Aguiar wall walks to his feet and Johnson drags him back to the ground, Aguiar makes it back to his feet and Johnson goes for another takedown. Aguiar defends and he gains top control on Johnson when they hit the ground, Johnson looks to get up and Aguiar holds him down while controlling his head. Johnson gets back to his feet and Aguiar holds him against the cage wall, Johnson rolls for Aguiar’s leg and Aguiar defends to get top control on the ground. Aguiar lands a few strikes on Johnson as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Fabio Aguiar def. Taylor Johnson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Mike Hamel vs. Bryce Logan

Round One: The round begins with Hamel taking some swings at Logan, Logan cracks Hamel with some leg kicks. Hamel scores a takedown on Logan and Logan gets rights back up with Hamel holding onto him, the fighters separate and Hamel goes for a jump knee strike. Hamel scores a takedown on Logan again and Logan gets right back up while Hamel holds onto him, the fighters separate and Logan kicks Hamel in the midsection. Hamel scores another takedown on Logan and he gets back control, Logan wall walks to his feet and Hamel nails him with a few knee strikes before separating. Hamel scores another takedown on a swinging Logan and he gets the half guard, Logan wall walks to his feet and Hamel holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and they trade a few jabs to the face, Hamel backs up Logan while kicking him in the midsection. Hamel follows up by landing a head kick on Logan as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hamel

Round Two: The round begins with Hamel hunting for the takedown and Logan defends, Hamel and Logan stay in front of each other while swinging away at each other. Hamel cracks a backing Logan with a left hook followed by a short right hook, Hamel comes forward and Logan pops him with a right. Hamel scores a takedown on Logan and he gets back control, Logan makes it back to his feet with Hamel holding onto him. The fighters separate and Hamel comes forward while swinging away at Logan, Logan rocks an incoming Hamel by landing a short left hook. Hamel and Logan exchange some more strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Hamel starts hunting for takedowns and Logan defends. Logan cracks a charging Hamel with a short right hook, Logan lands a counter right against the swinging Hamel. Hamel scores a takedown on Logan and he gets him in a seated position, Hamel transitions to back control on Logan. Logan makes it back to his feet and Hamel holds him against the cage wall before separating, Logan then nails Hamel with a straight right. Logan clinches with Hamel and they separate a short time later, Logan follows up by nailing Hamel with a right to the midsection. Logan also cracks Hamel with a kick to the midsection, Hamel and Logan exchange a few more strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Mike Hamel def. Bryce Logan by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Ben Simons vs. Archie Colgan

Round One: The round begins with Simons attacking Colgan with some leg kicks, Colgan scores a takedown on Simons and he gets him in a seated position. Colgan transitions to the half guard against Simons, Simons gets Colgan in his full guard and Colgan postures up. Colgan stands over Simons while kicking away at his legs, Colgan regains the half guard on Simons while landing more strikes. Simons tries scrambling to his feet and Colgan keeps him down while landing some strikes, Colgan advances to back control on Simons. Colgan transitions to the full mount on Simons while landing elbow strikes, Simons scrambles and Colgan gets side control against him. Simons sets up for a buggy choke and Colgan slams him to the ground to get free, Colgan nails Simons with a ton of ground and pound to force a referee stoppage.

Official Result: Archie Colgan def. Ben Simons by TKO via strikes (4:04, R1)

Duane Johnson vs. Deven Fisher

Round One: The round begins with Johnson attempting a high kick against Fisher, Johnson keeps attacking Fisher with a variety of kicks and Fisher responds with some of his own. Fisher also starts landing some leg kicks against Johnson, Fisher looks for a takedown and Johnson catches him in a d’arce choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Duane Johnson def. Deven Fisher by submission via d’arce choke (1:04, R1)

Bailey Schoenfelder vs. Kory Moegenburg

Round One: The round begins with Moegenburg attacking Schoenfelder with some leg kicks, Schoenfelder backs up Moegenburg while swinging away at him. Schoenfelder cracks a swinging Moegenburg with counter rights, Schoenfelder shoves Moegenburg to the ground and he pounces on him with a plethora of strikes before gaining side control. Schoenfelder moves to the half guard before posturing up against Moegenburg, Schoenfelder regains side control while landing more strikes on Moegenburg. Schoenfelder moves to the full mount on Moegenburg while landing more strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Bailey Schoenfelder def. Kory Moegenburg by TKO via strikes (4:11, R1)


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