Bellator 204 Results: Darrion Caldwell vs. Noad Lahat Headlines & Ricky Bandejas Shocks James Gallagher

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Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

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Darrion Caldwell def. Noad Lahat by KO via strikes (2:46, R2)

Logan Storley def. AJ Matthews by TKO via strikes (3:56, R2)

Ricky Bandejas def. James Gallagher by KO via strikes (2:49, R1)

Tywan Claxton def. Cris Lencioni by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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

Tyler Ray def. Seth Bass by KO via strikes (3:30, R1)

Demarques Jackson def. Bryce Logan by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

David Michaud def. Corey Davis by KO via strikes (1:42, R1)

Jason Jackson def. Jordan Larson by TKO via strikes (3:52, R1)

Omar Morales def. Troy Nawrocki by KO via punch (0:58, R1)

Romero Cotton def. Willie Whitehead by TKO via strikes (4:12, R1)


Tyler Ray vs. Seth Bass

Round One: The round begins with the fighters jabbing away at each other, Ray starts nailing Bass with some leg kicks. Ray backs up Bass by landing a kick to the midsection, Ray gets Bass against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Ray scores a takedown on Bass and he gets the full guard, Bass rolls for an arm bar and Ray escapes to get side control. Ray transitions to the half guard against Bass, Ray starts attacking Bass with some ground and pound. Bass eats some more strikes while getting Ray in his full guard, Ray attacks Bass with more ground and pound until Bass goes out cold and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Tyler Ray def. Seth Bass by KO via strikes (3:30, R1)

Romero Cotton vs. Willie Whitehead

Round One: The round begins with Cotton attacking Whitehead with some leg kicks, Cotton swings wildly at Whitehead before getting him against the cage wall for a short time. Whitehead starts attacking Cotton with some leg kicks of his own, Cotton scores a takedown on Whitehead and he gets the open guard. Cotton advances to the side control position against Whitehead, Cotton attacks Whitehead with some ground and pound. Whitehead eventually gets Cotton back in his full guard while eating some strikes, Cotton transitions to back control against a scrambling Whitehead. Whitehead scrambles to his feet while eating a few strikes, Cotton drops Whitehead with a series of knee strikes and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Romero Cotton def. Willie Whitehead by TKO via strikes (4:12, R1)

David Michaud vs. Corey Davis

Round One: The round begins with Davis nailing Michaud with a punching combination, Davis grabs Michaud and he gets him against the cage wall. Michaud scores a takedown on Davis and Davis gets back up, Davis then cracks Michaud with a right. Davis grabs Michaud and he gets him against the cage wall, Davis goes for standing back control and Michaud shakes him off and keeps him on the ground. Michaud attacks Davis with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: David Michaud def. Corey Davis by KO via strikes (1:42, R1)

Jason Jackson vs. Jordan Larson

Round One: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with some jabs, Jackson starts hitting Larson with some leg kicks. Jackson then pops Larson with a looping right, Jackson eats a kick before popping Larson with another right. Larson hits Jackson with a right before eating a few strikes, Larson goes for a takedown and Jackson nails him with a knee strike. Jackson barely lands an overhand right against a swinging Larson, Larson nails Jackson with a kick to the midsection. Larson gets Jackson against the cage wall after eating a three punch combination, Jackson drops Larson with another combination and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Jason Jackson def. Jordan Larson by TKO via strikes (3:52, R1)

Demarques Jackson vs. Bryce Logan

Round One: The round begins with Logan attacking Jackson with some leg kicks, the fighters pepper each other with jabs. Jackson starts hitting Logan with some leg kicks of his own, Jackson pops Logan with a two punch combination. Logan rocks Jackson with an overhand right from out of nowhere, Logan gets a swinging Jackson against the cage wall. Jackson nails Logan with a knee strike to the midsection while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Jackson pops Logan with a right. Jackson goes for a high kick and Logan blocks it before eating a combination, Logan rocks a swinging Jackson again with a counter strike. Jackson backs Logan into the cage wall with a multiple strike combination, Logan nails Jackson with a kick to the midsection after a failed takedown attempt and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Logan

Round Two: The round begins with Jackson taking a few swings at Logan, Jackson starts attacking Logan with some leg kicks. Jackson nails Logan with a knee strike to the head followed by a right, Logan then hits Jackson with a left to the midsection. Logan cracks a kicking Jackson with a counter right hook, Logan starts nailing Jackson with some leg kicks of his own. Jackson catches a swinging Logan with a knee strike to the head, Jackson continues attacking Logan with multiple strike combinations. Logan backs up Jackson with a two punch combination, Jackson cracks Logan with an uppercut as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jackson taking a few swings at Logan, Jackson backs Logan into the cage wall while continuing to swing away at him. Jackson also goes back to attacking Logan with some leg kicks, Jackson cracks a swinging Logan with a counter left hook. Logan looks to catch Jackson with some counter strikes of his own, Jackson scores a takedown on Logan and he gets the open guard. Jackson transitions to back control against Logan while landing a few strikes, Logan scrambles at the right time to get top position on Jackson. Logan hits Jackson with a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Demarques Jackson def. Bryce Logan by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Troy Nawrocki vs. Omar Morales

Round One: The round begins with Morales attacking Nawrocki with a high kick, Morales starts hitting Nawrocki with some leg kicks. Morales rocks Nawrocki with a high kick before dropping him with a right and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Omar Morales def. Troy Nawrocki by KO via punch (0:58, R1)

Tywan Claxton vs. Cris Lencioni

Round One: The round begins with Lencioni attempting a high kick against Claxton, Claxton nails a kicking Lencioni with a counter right. Claxton scores a takedown on Lencioni and he gets side control, Claxton gets up and he nails an also standing Lencioni with a left. Claxton attempts a high kick of his own against Lencioni, Lencioni starts attacking Claxton with some leg kicks. Lencioni charges forward and he attacks Claxton with a bunch of kicks, Lencioni grabs Claxton and he gets him against the cage wall. Claxton scores another takedown on Lencioni and he gets the full guard, Claxton gets up and he allows Lencioni to stand as well. Claxton nails Lencioni with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Claxton

Round Two: The round begins with Claxton scoring a takedown on Lencioni after an odd exchange, Claxton attacks Lencioni with some ground and pound. Claxton postures up and he quickly goes back to top control on Lencioni, Claxton advances to the full mount against Lencioni. Lencioni scrambles and he gets Claxton in his full guard again, Claxton attacks Lencioni with ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Claxton coming forward and swinging away at Lencioni, Claxton goes for a high kick against Lencioni. Claxton then hits Lencioni with a kick to the midsection, Lencioni responds by landing his own kick to the midsection. Claxton scores a takedown on Lencioni and he gets side control, Claxton gets the half guard while nailing Lencioni with some strikes. Claxton postures up and settles in the full guard of Lencioni, Claxton nails Lencioni with strikes while moving into his half guard. Claxton attacks Lencioni with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Tywan Claxton def. Cris Lencioni by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

James Gallagher vs. Ricky Bandejas

Round One: The round begins with Gallagher attacking Bandejas with a plethora of kicks, Bandejas trips up a kicking Gallagher and he lets him stand back up. Gallagher charges forward and he swings away at Bandejas, Bandejas nails a kicking Gallagher with a counter right. Gallagher starts attacking Bandejas with a plethora of leg kicks, Bandejas again pops Gallagher with another right. Bandejas trips up a kicking Gallagher again and he allows him to stand again, Bandejas drops Gallagher with a right and Gallagher gets back up, Bandejas drops Gallagher again with a super kick to the head and he pounces on him with more strikes until he goes out cold.

Official Result: Ricky Bandejas def. James Gallagher by KO via strikes (2:49, R1)

Logan Storley vs. AJ Matthews

Round One: The round begins with Storley attacking Matthews with some leg kicks, Storley scores a takedown on a swinging Matthews and he gets him in the kneeling position. Storley attacks the legs of Matthews with knee strikes, Storley drags Matthews to the ground while gaining the half guard. Storley starts attacking Matthews with ground and pound, Storley mixes in some elbow strikes in his attack while gaining side control. Storley accidentally nails Matthews with an illegal knee strike and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Storley scoring another takedown on Matthews and he gets back control. Storley goes for the rear naked choke and he releases it to get the half guard on Matthews as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Storley

Round Two: The round begins with Matthews attacking Storley with a high kick, Storley scores a takedown on Matthews and he gets side control. Storley attacks a downed Matthews with knee strikes to the midsection, Storley transitions to the half guard against Matthews. Storley attacks Matthews with some ground and pound, Storley gets back control on Matthews while landing a bunch of strikes. Storley returns to side control on Matthews while landing more strikes, Storley moves back to the half guard while landing a ton of strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Logan Storley def. AJ Matthews by TKO via strikes (3:56, R2)

(C – Bantamweight) Darrion Caldwell vs. #9 Noad Lahat

Round One: The round begins with Caldwell attacking Lahat with some leg kicks, Lahat charges at Caldwell and Caldwell scores a takedown on him. Caldwell starts attacking Lahat with some ground and pound, Caldwell briefly gains the half guard and side control against Lahat before returning to the full guard. Caldwell continues attacking Lahat with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Caldwell

Round Two: The round begins with Lahat attacking Caldwell with a kick to the midsection, Caldwell scores a takedown on Lahat and he gets the half guard. Caldwell goes back to attacking Lahat with ground and pound, Caldwell transitions to back control against Lahat. Caldwell attacks Lahat with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Darrion Caldwell def. Noad Lahat by KO via strikes (2:46, R2)

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