Bellator Europe 9 Results: James Gallagher And Cal Ellenor Finally Meet, Plus Charlie Ward Fights!

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Main Card (5pm EST., Youtube)

James Gallagher def. Cal Ellenor by submission via rear naked choke (4:31, R1)

Charlie Ward def. Andy Manzolo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Charlie Leary def. Kiefer Crosbie by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R1)

Preliminary Card (1:15pm EST., Youtube)

Sinead Kavanagh def. Katharina Lehner by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Aymard Guih def. Chris Bungard by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Acoidan Duque def. Carlo Pedersoli Jr. by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Gokhan Saricam def. Joffie Houlton by TKO via strikes (2:52, R1)

Andrew Fisher def. Ashleigh Grimshaw by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kane Mousah def. Alessandro Botti by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 28-29)

Asael Adjoudj def. Nathan Jessimer by TKO via strikes (2:58, R2)

Marek Jakimowicz def. Curtis Dodge by TKO via strikes (4:45, R1)


James Gallagher vs. Cal Ellenor

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Gallagher scores a takedown on Ellenor and he gets the butterfly guard. Ellenor scrambles to his feet and Gallagher gets him back down while getting back control, Gallagher attacks Ellenor with some ground and pound. Gallagher looks for a rear naked choke and Ellenor defends against it, Gallagher finally locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: James Gallagher def. Cal Ellenor by submission via rear naked choke (4:31, R1)

Charlie Ward vs. Andy Manzolo

Round One: The round begins with Manzolo attacking Ward with some leg kicks, Ward backs up Manzolo while landing a three punch combination. Ward backs Manzolo into the cage wall while throwing a left hook, Ward grabs Manzolo and gets him against the cage wall. Manzolo scores a takedown on Ward and he gets back control, Manzolo attacks Ward with some ground and pound. Ward shakes Manzolo off of his back and he gets top control on the ground, Ward attacks Manzolo with some ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Manzolo

Round Two: The round begins with Ward taking some swings at Manzolo, Ward grabs Manzolo and he gets him up against the cage wall. Ward scores a takedown on Manzolo and he gets the half guard, Ward attacks Manzolo with some ground and pound. Ward postures up and he quickly returns to top control on Manzolo, Ward goes back to attacking Manzolo with ground and pound. Manzolo rolls for an omaplata and Ward defends against it until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Ward scoring a takedown on Manzolo after a high kick attempt, Ward attacks Manzolo with some ground and pound. Manzolo scrambles and Ward maintains top control, Ward goes back to landing ground and pound on Manzolo. Ward maintains top control on Manzolo and the round ends.

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

Official Result: Charlie Ward def. Andy Manzolo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kiefer Crosbie vs. Charlie Leary

Round One: The round begins with Leary jabbing away at Crosbie, Crosbie cracks Leary with a two punch combination. Crosbie starts landing some leg kicks against Leary, Leary looks for counter strikes on a swinging Crosbie. Leary continues coming forward while swinging away at Crosbie, Leary cracks Crosbie with a right hook. Crosbie throws a few left hooks at a swinging leary, Leary looks for a takedown and Crosbie nails him with elbow strikes and a right hook while defending. Leary fires back and he attacks Crosbie with combinations of his own, Leary lands a two punch combo on a kicking Crosbie. Crosbie scores a takedown on Leary and Leary gets right back up, Leary drops Crosbie with a series of rights and he pounce son him with more strikes. Crosbie gets up and Leary scores a takedown on him after landing a left, Leary attacks Crosbie with ground and pound. Crosbie rolls for a knee bar and Leary escapes to get the fight standing again, Leary drops Crosbie with another combo as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Leary

In between rounds, the doctor says that Kiefer Crosbie’s eye is too damaged to continue and the fight is waved off.

Official Result: Charlie Leary def. Kiefer Crosbie by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R1)

Sinead Kavanagh vs. Katharina Lehner

Round One: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Kavanagh nails Lehner with a right before avoiding a takedown. Lehner and Kavanagh get into a few striking exchanges, Lehner gets Kavanagh against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Kavanagh winds up getting the takedown on Lehner and Lehner gets right back up, Kavanagh comes forward and she swings away at Lehner. Lehner grabs Kavanagh and she gets her back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Lehner lands some leg kicks on Kavanagh. Kavanagh continues coming forward while landing rights on Lehner, Lehner goes for a takedown and Kavanagh winds up getting top control. Kavanagh postures up and she cracks Lehner with some strikes when she gets back up, Lehner comes forward and she pops Kavanagh with a right. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kavanagh

Round Two: The round begins with Kavanagh nailing a kicking Lehner with a counter left hook, Kavanagh looks for the uppercut against Lehner. Kavanagh and Lehner get into a few striking exchanges, Kavanagh keeps Lehner up while landing a few rights. Lehner comes forward and she cracks Kavanagh with a right hook, Kavanagh cracks a swinging Lehner with a counter right hook. Lehner grabs Kavanagh and gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and take some swings at each other. Kavanagh continuously backs up Lehner while swinging away at her, Lehner looks for a takedown while Kavanagh defends while landing strikes. Kavanagh nails a swinging Lehner wiith a counter left hook. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kavanagh attacking Lehner with a lot of jabs, Lehner starts firing back at Kavanagh and she lands some jabs as well. Lehner starts attacking Kavanagh with some leg kicks, Lehner lands a few strikes on an incoming Kavanagh. Lehner grabs Kavanagh and gets her up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and exchange some jabs. Lehner gets Kavanagh back against the cage wall after eating a two punch combo, the fighters separate and Kavanagh lands more jabs. Lehner swings at a backing Kavanagh as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Sinead Kavanagh def. Katharina Lehner by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Chris Bungard vs. Aymard Guih

Round One: The round begins with Bungard taking a few swings at Guih, Bungard starts landing some leg kicks on Guih. Guih starts landing leg kicks of his own against Bungard, Guih scores a takedown on Bungard and Bungard gets right back up. Guih gets Bungard against the cage wall while landing a few strikes on him, the fighters separate and Guih scores a takedown on Bungard after landing a two punch combination. Bungard gets up and Guih nails him with a knee strike, Bungard gets Guih up against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Guih

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Bungard scores a takedown on Guih and he gets the butterfly guard. Guih scrambles to his feet and Bungard gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Guih attacks Bungard with some leg kicks. Bungard goes for a spinning back fist and Guih avoids it, Bungard and Guih exchange knee strikes before Bungard gets Guih back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Bungard looks for a head kick as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Guih coming forward and swinging away at Bungard, Guih starts landing leg kicks on Bungard. Bungard scores a takedown on Guih and he gets the half guard, Bungard attacks Guih with some ground and pound. Guih scrambles to his feet and he gets Bungard up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Guih swings away at Bungard. Bungard grabs Guih and he gets him up against the cage wall, Guih lands a knee strike to the face of Bungard before spinning him into the cage wall. Guih scores a takedown on Bungard and he gets the half guard, Guih keeps top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Aymard Guih def. Chris Bungard by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Carlo Pedersoli Jr. vs. Acoidan Duque

Round One: The round begins with Pedersoli Jr attacking Duque with some leg kicks, Duque responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Duque scores a takedown on Pedersoli Jr and Pedersoli Jr gets right back up, Duque holds Pedersoli Jr up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Duque cracks Pedersoli Jr with an overhand right, Pedersoli Jr scores a takedown and Duque gets right back up. Pedersoli Jr drags Duque back to the ground and he gets the open guard, Duque attacks Pedersoli Jr with elbow strikes while on his back. Pedersoli Jr starts landing some ground and pound on Duque, Duque scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Pedersoli Jr and Duque both look for another takedown, Pedersoli Jr kicks a swinging Duque in the midsection. Duque scores a takedown on a leaping Pedersoli Jr and Pedersoli Jr gets right back up, Pedersoli Jr attacks Duque with some knee strikes. Duque drops a swinging Pedersoli Jr with a counter right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Duque

Round Two: The round begins with Duque attacking Pedersoli Jr with some leg kicks, Pedersoli Jr comes forward while swinging away at Duque. Pedersoli Jr backs up Duque while kicking him in the midsection, Duque cracks Pedersoli Jr with a right hook to the midsection. Pedersoli Jr attacks Duque with a variety of kicks, Duque drops a kicking Pedersoli Jr with a counter right hook. Pedersoli Jr recovers and he gets Duque to the ground, Duque scrambles and Pedersoli Jr gains the half guard on him. Duque gets Pedersoli Jr in the butterfly guard for a short time, Duque scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Pedersoli Jr nails Duque with another kick to the midsection, Duque grabs Pedersoli Jr and he gets him against the cage wall. Duque scores a takedown on Pedersoli Jr and he gets the half guard as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Pedersoli Jr attacking Duque with body kicks and leg kicks, Duque responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Pedersoli Jr follows a backing Duque around while throwing some jabs, Pedersoli Jr barely lands a spinning back kick to the midsection of Duque. Pedersoli Jr cracks a kicking Duque with a counter left, Duque fires back and he throws a few combos of his own. Duque scores a takedown onPedersoli Jr and Pedersoli Jr gets right back up, Pedersoli Jr cracks Duque with another kick to the midsection. Pedersoli Jr looks for the takedown and Duque defends while landing a few strikes, Duque grabs Pedersoli Jr and he gets him up against the cage wall. Pedersoli Jr goes for a takedown and Duque defends while getting top control, Duque lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Acoidan Duque def. Carlo Pedersoli Jr. by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Gokhan Saricam vs. Joffie Houlton

Round One: The round begins with Houlton looking for a takedown on a swinging Saricam, Saricam stuns Houlton with a multiple strike combination before scoring a takedown on him. Saricam attacks Houlton with some ground and pound, Saricam postures up and he attacks Houlton with a head kick as he gets up. Saricam starts landing some leg kicks against Houlton, Saricam scores another takedown on Houlton and he gets the half guard. Saricam attacks Houlton with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Gokhan Saricam def. Joffie Houlton by TKO via strikes (2:52, R1)

Ashleigh Grimshaw vs. Andrew Fisher

Round One: The round begins with Grimshaw attacking Fisher with some leg kicks, Grimshaw comes forward and he attacks Fisher with a two punch combination. Grimshaw charges at Fisher while landing a multiple punch combination, Grimshaw grabs Fisher and he briefly gets him against the cage wall. Fisher starts landing counter strike combinations against Grimshaw, Grimshaw nails Fisher with multiple rights and a knee strike. Grimshaw cracks a swinging Fisher with multiple knee strikes to the midsection, Fisher scores a takedown on Grimshaw and he gets the half guard. Grimshaw quickly gets Fisher in his full guard and Fisher quickly returns to the half guard, Grimshaw rolls for a knee bar and Fisher defends. Grimshaw scrambles and he gets top control on Fisher as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Grimshaw

Round Two: The round begins with Fisher taking a few swings against Grimshaw, Grimshaw starts landing some leg kicks on Fisher. Fisher starts attacking Grimshaw with a few right hooks, Fisher goes after Grimshaw while landing leg kicks of his own. Fisher starts peppering Grimshaw with a lot of jabs to the face, Grimshaw fires back and he takes some swings at Fisher. Grimshaw looks for a takedown after Fisher nails him with a right, Fisher scores a takedown on Grimshaw and he gets the open guard. Fisher gains the half guard on Grimshaw while landing a few strikes and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Fisher attacking Grimshaw with a lot of leg kicks, Grimshaw goes for a jump guillotine choke and Fisher defends while getting top control on the ground. Fisher attacks Grimshaw with some ground and pound, Grimshaw scrambles to his feet and Fisher gets him up against the cage wall before dragging him back to the ground. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Grimshaw landing some leg kicks on Fisher. Fisher cracks Grimshaw with a right uppercut to the chin, Fisher goes back to attacking Grimshaw with jabs. Grimshaw recovers and he nails Fisher with a few knee strikes, Fisher cracks a backing Grimshaw with a few rights to the face. Fisher throws a spinning back kick to the face of Grimshaw as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Andrew Fisher def. Ashleigh Grimshaw by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kane Mousah vs. Alessandrio Botti

Round One: The round begins with Botti attacking Mousah with some leg kicks, Mousah charges at Botti while swinging wildly at him. Mousah starts landing his own leg kicks against Botti, Mousah drops a swinging Botti with a counter left hook. Mousah gets top control on a downed Botti, Mousah keeps Botti down while landing some ground and pound. Mousah maintains top control on Botti as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mousah

Round Two: The round begins with Mousah attacking Botti with a combination, Mousah and Botti exchange some leg kicks. Botti stays at a distance while taking some swings at Mousah, Mousah backs Botti into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Mousah scores a takedown on Botti and he gets the open guard, Mousah attacks Botti with some ground and pound. Mousah keeps Botti down while landing more strikes and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Botti backing away from Mousah while swinging at him, Mousah comes forward and he attacks Botti with combinations. Mousah looks for a takedown and Botti defends while dragging him to the ground, Mousah scrambles and he gets top control on Botti. Botti gets up and Mousah holds him against the cage wall, Mousah cracks Botti with an elbow strike to the head. Botti scores a takedown on Mousah and he gets him in a seated position, Botti looks for a rear naked choke on Mousah and he lands a few strikes afterwards as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Kane Mousah def. Alessandro Botti by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 28-29)

Asael Adjoudj vs. Nathan Jessimer

Round One: The round begins with Jessimer attacking Adjoudj with a variety of kicks, Adjoudj starts landing some leg kicks on Jessimer. Adjoudj cracks Jessimer with a side kick to the midsection, Adjoudj gets Jessimer against the cage wall after throwing a combination. The fighters exchange a bunch of strikes while in the clinch, Adjoudj scores a takedown on Jessimer and he gets the open guard while landing strikes. Adjoudj postures up and he kicks at the legs of Jessimer, Adjoudj stays postured up while landing ground and pound on Jessimer. Jessimer tries scrambling to his feet and Adjoudj keeps him down while landing more strikes, Adjoudj lands more ground and pound on Jessimer as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Adjoudj

Round Two: The round begins with Jessimer taking some swings at Adjoudj, Adjoudj pops a kicking Jessimer with a counter right. Adjoudj cracks Jessimer with a knee strike to the midsection, Adjoudj scores a takedown on Jessimer and he immediately lands strikes afterwards. Adjoudj postures up and he attacks Jessimer with more strikes, Adjoudj returns to top control on Jessimer while landing more ground and pound. Adjoudj lands more unanswered strikes on Jessimer and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Asael Adjoudj def. Nathan Jessimer by TKO via strikes (2:58, R2)

Marek Jakimowicz vs. Curtis Dodge

Round One: The round begins with Dodge grabbing Jakimowicz and getting him against the cage wall, Dodge scores a takedown on Jakimowicz and Jakimowicz scrambles to his feet. Jakimowicz lands a few knee strikes on Dodge to avoid another takedown, Dodge scores another takedown and Jakimowicz gets right back up while landing knee strikes and elbow strikes. Dodge lands a short right hook on Jakimowicz, Jakimowicz starts landing a series of leg kicks of Dodge. Dodge looks for a takedown while landing a knee strike on Jakimowicz, Dodge gets Jakimowicz back against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Jakimowicz defends while attacking Dodge with more knee strikes, Jakimowicz swings away at Dodge as they separate. Dodge comes forward and Jakimowicz scores a takedown on him after landing a right hook, Jakimowicz attacks Dodge with ground and pound until the referee steps in.

Official Result: Marek Jakimowicz def. Curtis Dodge by TKO via strikes (4:45, R1)


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