Bellator 202 Results: Julia Budd Defends The Featherweight Title & UFC Veteran Michael McDonald In Action

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(Rankings provided by Fightful’s David Tees.)

Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

Bellator MMA Women's Featherweight Title Fight
Julia Budd def. #2 Talita Nogueira by TKO via strikes (4:07, R3) to retain the title

#4 Michael McDonald def. #1 Eduardo Dantas by KO via strikes (0:58, R1)

#6 Chris Honeycutt def. Leo Leite by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-25)

Valentine Moldavsky def. Ernest James by TKO via strikes (4:03, R2)

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

#2 Veta Arteaga def. #8 Emily Ducote by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Yaroslav Amasov def. Gerald Harris by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Steve Kozola def. Ryan Walker by KO via punch (1:45, R1)

Rudy Schaffroth def. Jon Hill by TKO via strikes (0:42, R1)

Tyler Ingram def. Fernando Gonzalez by submission via rear naked choke (4:13, R2)

Will Morris def. Charles Williams by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-26)


Fernando Gonzalez vs. Tyler Ingram

Round One: The round begins with Gonzalez and Ingram exchanging some rights, Ingram starts attacking Gonzalez with some leg kicks. Gonzalez tries nailing Ingram with some punching combinations, Ingram comes forward and he catches Gonzalez with a right to the midsection. Ingram catches a backing Gonzalez with some jabs, Gonzalez and Ingram also exchange some lefts to the face. Ingram grabs Gonzalez and he gets him against the cage wall, Ingram scores a takedown on Gonzalez and he gets the half guard. Gonzalez scrambles to his feet while eating a knee strike, Ingram scores another takedown on Gonzalez and he gets the half guard. Ingram attacks Gonzalez with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ingram

Round Two: The round begins with Ingram catching a swinging Gonzalez with a counter right hook, Ingram gets Gonzalez against the cage wall while swinging away at him. The fighters separate and Ingram attacks Gonzalez with leg kicks, Gonzalez tries nailing Ingram with some combinations. Ingram drops Gonzalez after landing a right leg kick, Ingram settles in the half guard of a downed Gonzalez. Ingram gains the full mount on Gonzalez after a failed submission attempt, Gonzalez eats strikes as he gets Ingram in his half guard. Ingram gains back control against Gonzalez while landing more strikes, Ingram returns to side control and then the full mount on Gonzalez. Ingram gets back control and he locks in the rear naked choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Tyler Ingram def. Fernando Gonzalez by submission via rear naked choke (4:13, R2)

Jon Hill vs. Rudy Schaffroth

Round One: The round begins with Schaffroth attacking Hill with a huge punching combination, Schaffroth drops Hill with a combination and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Rudy Schaffroth def. Jon Hill by TKO via strikes (0:42, R1)

Steve Kozola vs. Ryan Walker

Round One: The round begins with Walker coming forward and swinging away at Kozola, Kozola pops an incoming Walker with a short right. Walker comes forward and he nails Kozola with a wild right, Kozola pops a kicking Walker with a counter right. Walker starts catching Kozola with some leg kicks, Kozola drops a swinging Walker with a counter left and he lands one more strike as the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Steve Kozola def. Ryan Walker by KO via punch (1:45, R1)

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