Complete Bellator 162 Results: Alexander Shlemenko Returns To Bellator, Bobby Lashley Looks For Another Win & Goiti Yamauchi Makes His Lightweight Division Debut

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Main Card (9pm EST., Spike TV)

Alexander Shlemenko def. Kendall Grove by TKO via strikes (1:43, R2)

Bobby Lashley def. Josh Appelt by submission via rear naked choke (1:43, R2)

Hisaki Kato def. AJ Matthews by TKO via strikes (4:58, R1)

Goiti Yamauchi def. Ryan Couture by submission via arm bar (1:01, R1)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., Bellator.com)

Ricky Rainey def. Gilbert Smith by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Steve Garcia def. Ronnie Lawrence by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Julia Budd def. Arlene Blencowe by majority decision (29-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Chase Gormley def. Bobby Brents by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Virgil Zwicker def. Dan Charles by TKO via strikes (4:31, R2)


Round By Round Recap

Steve Garcia vs. Ronnie Lawrence

Round One: The round begins with Garcia attacking Lawrence with a pair of spinning back kicks to the midsection, Lawrence starts attacking Garcia with some leg kicks. Lawrence briefly trips up Garcia with a low leg kick, Garcia crushes Lawrence with another spinning back kick to the midsection. Lawrence recovers and he catches Garcia with a side kick to the rib cage, Garcia tries popping Lawrence with a pair of left hooks. Garcia again catches Lawrence with a spinning back kick to the midsection, Garcia holds Lawrence against the cage wall while landing some dirty boxing. Garcia chases Lawrence around the cage while throwing combinations, Lawrence scores a takedown on Garcia as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Garcia

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters dancing around each other while exchanging strikes, Garcia catches Lawrence with a side kick to the head. Garcia also starts attacking Lawrence with some leg kicks, Garcia looks for a takedown and Lawrence nearly nails him with a knee strike. Garcia grabs Lawrence and he holds him against the cage wall, Lawrence is able to separate himself from Garcia and he attacks him with a few kicks. Lawrence starts attacking Garcia with some leg kicks as well, Garcia catches a moving Lawrence with another spinning kick to the rib cage. Lawrence responds by nailing Garcia with a spinning back kick of his own, Garcia backs up Lawrence by landing a pair of straight lefts. Lawrence quickly responds by landing another spinning back kick to the rib cage, Garcia charges at Lawrence as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Lawrence quickly popping Garcia with an uppercut, Garcia charges at Lawrence to land a leg kick. Garcia briefly backs away before landing a left hook on Lawrence, Lawrence then pops a swinging Garcia with a counter right. Lawrence grabs a hold of Garcia and he holds him against the cage wall, the fighters break away from each other and Garcia hits Lawrence with a front kick. Garcia backs away again before attacking Lawrence with a superman punch, Lawrence again grabs Garcia and he holds him against the cage wall. Lawrence scores the takedown on Garcia and they both pop right back up to their feet, Lawrence again holds Garcia against the cage wall. Garcia breaks free to crack Lawrence with a four punch combination, Garcia drops a knee striking Lawrence with a counter left. Garcia quickly gains the full guard on Lawrence when the fight hits the ground, Garcia attacks Lawrence with some ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Steve Garcia def. Ronnie Lawrence by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Ricky Rainey vs. Gilbert Smith

Round One: The round begins with Smith attacking Rainey with a few leg kicks, Rainey nails a swinging Smith with a counter right. Rainey backs Smith into the cage wall while landing a punching combination, Rainey chases Smith around the cage while throwing combinations. Rainey nails a backing Smith with a kick to the midsection, Smith scores a takedown on Rainey and he gets the open guard. Smith starts attacking Rainey with some ground and pound, Rainey scrambles to get the fight standing again. Smith goes back to attacking Rainey with leg kicks, Rainey recovers and he nails Smith with a knee strike to the midsection. Smith looks for another takedown as Rainey clocks him with a pair of knee strikes, Rainey holds Smith against the cage wall for a few moments. Rainey assaults Smith with some more knee strikes as some other strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rainey

Round Two: The round begins with Rainey attacking Smith with a two punch combination, Rainey grabs Smith and he holds him against the cage wall. Rainey then hits a backing Smith with a head kick attempt, Smith recovers to hit Rainey with a few right hooks. Smith scores a takedown after eating a knee strike from Rainey, Rainey scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing again. Smith quickly grabs Rainey and he holds him against the cage wall, Rainey breaks away from Smith and he attacks him with a front kick. Smith responds by popping Rainey with a straight left, Smith comes forward to hit Rainey with a trio of right hooks. Smith again decides to hold Rainey against the cage wall, Rainey again breaks free to hit Smith with a two punch combo as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rainey quickly nailing Smith with a multiple strike combination, Smith goes for the takedown and Rainey winds up in top position after a scramble. Smith finds a way to sweep Rainey and regain top position, Smith starts attacking Rainey with some ground and pound. Rainey uses a triangle choke attempt to cause a scramble and get the fight standing, Smith quickly goes for another takedown and Rainey winds up on top. Smith scrambles back to his feet and he holds Rainey against the cage wall, Rainey spins Smith before clobbering him with knee strikes. Smith goes for another takedown and Rainey catches him with a knee strike to the face, Smith tries attacking Rainey with a few leg kicks. Rainey then pops a swinging Smith with a counter uppercut, Smith goes for another takedown and Rainey winds up getting back control on him as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ricky Rainey def. Gilbert Smith by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Julia Budd vs. Arlene Blencowe

Round One: The round begins with both fighters attacking each other with leg kicks, Blencowe then hits a swinging Budd with a three punch combination. Budd starts nailing Blencowe with some leg kicks, Blencowe does her best to attack Budd with punching combinations. Blencowe catches a swinging Budd with a counter left hook, Budd lands a kick to the midsection of Blencowe. Blencowe attacks Budd with a superwoman punch, Budd holds Blencowe against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Budd starts attacking Blencowe with some ground and pound, as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Blencowe

Round Two: The round begins with Blencowe attacking Budd with some leg kicks, Blencowe goes back to attacking Budd with punching combinations. Budd eats a right after landing a kick to the midsection of Blencowe, Budd grabs Blencowe and she holds her against the cage wall. Budd scores a takedown on Blencowe and she gets side control, Blencowe scrambles back to her feet and Budd puts her back up against the cage wall. Budd uses some dirty boxing against Blencowe while she holds her against the cage wall, Budd scores another takedown on Blencowe and she gets back control. Budd goes back to attacking Blencowe with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Budd and Blencowe exchanging a few strikes, Blencowe backs up Budd by attempting a superwoman punch. Budd attacks Blencowe with a head kick that gets blocked, Blencowe then cracks Budd with a three punch combination. Budd tries landing a three strike combination on Blencowe, Budd then cracks Blencowe with a kick to the midsection. Budd scores a takedown on Blencowe and she gains side control, Blencowe sweeps Budd to gain top position. Blencowe postures up and she kicks away at the legs of Budd, Blencowe eventually allows Budd to stand up as well. Blencowe charges at Budd and lands a combination, Budd scores a takedown on Blencowe as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Julia Budd def. Arlene Blencowe by majority decision (29-29, 30-27, 29-28)

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Dan Charles vs. Virgil Zwicker

Round One: The round begins with Charles quickly attacking Zwicker with leg kicks, Charles then attacks Zwicker with a head kick attempt. Charles follows that up by kicking Zwicker in the midsection, Charles goes back to attacking Zwicker with leg kicks. Zwicker cracks a swinging Charles with a counter left hook, Chares catches Zwicker with another head kick attempt. Zwicker starts landing some leg kicks of his own on Charles, Zwicker charges at Charles to nail him with an uppercut. Charles scores a takedown on Zwicker and he gets the open guard, Charles nearly catches Zwicker in the kimura as the fighters stand up and the right ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Charles

Round Two: The round begins with Charles quickly attacking Zwicker with some leg kicks, Charles cracks Zwicker with a right after eating a right himself. Zwicker then catches Charles with a two punch combination, Charles responds by kicking Zwicker in the midsection. Zwicker then pops a swinging Charles with a two punch combination, Zwicker follows that up by nailing Charles with an uppercut. Zwicker rocks Charles with a few elbow strikes followed by a pair of elbow strikes, Zwicker then hits Charles with a three punch combination. Zwicker chases Charles around the cage while landing a bunch of combinations, Zwicker drops Charles and he pounces on him with a ton of strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Virgil Zwicker def. Dan Charles by TKO via strikes (4:31, R2)

Chase Gormley vs. Bobby Brents

Round One: The round begins with Brents quickly attacking Gormley with leg kicks, Brents scores a takedown on Gormley and he gets the half guard. Brents gets back to his feet and he clocks Gormley with a right, Gormley starts popping Brents with leg kicks as well. Brents rocks a swinging Gormley with a counter right, Gormley recovers and he starts peppering Brents with jabs. Gormley then pops Brents with a kick to the midsection, Gormley follows that up by hitting Brents with an overhand right. Brents nails a ducking Gormley with a three punch combination, Gormley eats another three punch combo after nailing Brents with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Brents

Round Two: The round begins with Gormley kicking Brents right in the midsection, Gormley accidentally nails Brents low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Brents hitting Gormley with a left hook, Gormley starts peppering Brents with a few more jabs. The fighters also start exchanging a few leg kicks as well, Gormley looks for a takedown before nailing Brents with a knee strike. Gormley starts popping Brents with some punching combinations, Gormley nails a swinging Brents with a counter strike combination. Brents comes forward on Gormley while throwing a three punch combination, Brents follows that up by nailing Gormley with an uppercut. Gormley recovers by kicking Brents right in the midsection, Brents comes forward while attacking Gormley with more punching combinations. Gormley accidentally pokes Brents in the eye and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Brents kicking Gormley in the midsection and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Gormley nailing Brents with a two punch combination, Brents rocks Gormley with a multiple strike combination. Gormley fights back by cracking Brents with a few knee strikes, Gormley then nails Brents with a left hook to the midsection. Gormley also starts nailing Brents with a variety of kicks that land all over his body, Gormley follows them up by nailing Brents with a two punch combination. Brents hits a kicking Gormley with a counter right, Gormley scores a takedown on Brents and he gets back control. Gormley starts attacking Brents with some ground and pound, Brents causes a scramble so he can get back to his feet. Gormley lands a knee strike on Brents after faking a takedown, Gormley starts attacking Brent with singe punch attacks. Gormley chips away at Brents as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Chase Gormley def. Bobby Brents by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Hisaki Kato vs. AJ Matthews

Round One: The round begins with Kato nailing Matthews with a kick to the midsection, Matthews tries attacking Kato with some leg kicks. Matthews starts nailing Kato with a lot of leg kicks, Kato rocks a swinging Matthews with a counter left, the fighters engage in a wild slugfest in the middle of the cage, Matthews then connects with a kick to the midsection of Kato. Kato responds by kicking Matthews in the midsection as well, Kato then hits an incoming Matthews with a left hook. Matthews comes forward and he catches Kato with a right hook, Kato accidentally pokes Matthews in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Kato nailing Matthews with a few lefts, Kato continues nailing Matthews with kicks to the midsection. Kato rocks Matthews with a head kick and an uppercut, Kato drops Matthews with a punching combination. Kato pounces on Matthews with a bunch of strikes, Matthews stands up and Kato drops him with a four punch combo that forces the referee to jump in.

Official Result: Hisaki Kato def. AJ Matthews by TKO via strikes (4:58, R1)

Goiti Yamauchi vs. Ryan Couture

Round One: The round begins with Yamauchi quickly attacking Couture with a head kick, Yamauchi nails Couture with a knee strike to the midsection. Couture scores a takedown on Yamauchi and he gets the half guard, Yamauchi quickly forces Couture into the full guard. Yamauchi catches Couture in the arm bar from out of nowhere and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Goiti Yamauchi def. Ryan Couture by submission via arm bar (1:01, R1)

Josh Appelt vs. Bobby Lashley

Round One: The round begins with Appelt nailing Lashley with some leg kicks, Lashley responds by landing some leg kicks of his own. Lashley backs up Appelt by landing a right hook, Lashley grabs Appelt and holds him against the cage wall. Lashley starts using the dirty boxing against Apppelt, the fighters break away from each other and Lashley scores a takedown on Appelt. Lashley starts attacking Appelt with ground and pound upon gaining back control, Lashley gains the full mount while landing more strikes. Lashley regains back control on Appelt while landing more strikes, Lashley transitions to side control and he lands more strikes on him. Lashley then moves to back control on Appelt and he nails him with more strikes. Lashley gains the full mount and he lands even more strikes on Appelt as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Lashley

Round Two: The round begins with Appelt nailing Lashley with some leg kicks, Lashley scores a takedown on Appelt and he gains back control. Lashley starts attacking Appelt with some ground and pound, Lashley transitions to the full mount on Appelt. Lashley goes right back to attacking Appelt with strikes, Lashley gains back control on Appelt and he locks in the rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Bobby Lashley def. Josh Appelt by submission via rear naked choke (1:43, R2)

Kendall Grove vs. Alexander Shlemenko

Round One: The round begins with Shlemenko nailing a kicking Grove with a left hook, Grove responds by popping Shlemenko with a right. Shlemenko then cracks Grove with a kick to the midsection, Shlemenko barely lands a spinning back kick to the midsection of Grove. Grove comes forward and he nails Shlemenko with a knee strike to the face, Shlemenko holds Grove against the cage wall while landing a few strikes. They break apart and Shlemenko drops Grove with a left hook, Shlemenko allows Grove to get back to his feet. Groove looks for a takedown and Shlemenko nearly catches him in a standing guillotine choke, Grove rocks a swinging Shlemenko with a pair of left hooks. Grove pounces on Shlemenko with every strike in his arsenal, Grove then kicks Shlemenko in the midsection. Shlemenko responds by kicking Grove in the midsection as well, Shlemenko nails a charging Grove with a spinning back fist as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Shlemenko

Round Two: The round begins with Shlemenko coming out swinging against Grove, Shlemenko backs up Grove by landing a spinning back kick to the midsection. Shlemenko rocks a swinging Grove with a two punch combination, Grove falls down and Shlemenko pounces on him with strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Alexander Shlemenko def. Kendall Grove by TKO via strikes (1:43, R2)

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