Bellator 214 Results: The Heavyweight World Grand Prix Concludes & Jake Hager Makes His Pro MMA Debut

Jay Jay Wilson vs. Tyler Beneke

Round One: The round begins with Wilson attacking Beneke with some leg kicks, Wilson grabs Beneke and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Beneke gets Wilson against the cage wall, Wilson scores a takedown on Beneke and he gets back control. Wilson attacks Beneke with some ground and pound, Wilson locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Jay Jay Wilson def. Tyler Beneke by submission via rear naked choke (1:31, R1)

Sean Johnson vs. Art Rivas

Round One: The round begins with Johnson peppering Rivas with some jabs, Rivas rocks a wildly swinging Johnson with a counter right hook. Rivas grabs Johnson and attacks him with multiple knee strikes to the head, Johnson responds by mauling Rivas with a ton of rights. Rivas scores a takedown on Johnson and Johnson gets back up, Rivas drags Johnson across the cage before attacking him with rights. Rivas scores another takedown on Johnson and he gets back control while landing strikes, Johnson spins at the right time to get top position against Rivas. Rivas recovers and he keeps Johnson down while landing strikes, Johnson gets back up and Rivas drags him back to the ground. Rivas attacks Johnson with more ground and pound, Johnson gets back up and Rivas gets him back to the ground. Rivas lands more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Art Rivas def. Sean Johnson by TKO via strikes (4:30, R1)

Weber Almeida vs. Odan Chinchilla

Round One: The round begins with Chinchilla immediately swinging away at Almeida, Almeida nails Chinchilla with a two punch combination. Chinchilla starts attacking Almeida with some leg kicks, Almeida looks to hit Chinchilla with some counter strikes. Almeida nails Chinchilla with a knee strike followed by a looping right, Almeida then hits a swinging Chinchilla with a counter left hook. Almeida scores a takedown on Chinchilla and Chinchilla gets right back up before eating a knee strike, Almeida levels Chinchilla with a multiple strike combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Weber Almeida def. Odan Chinchilla by TKO via strikes (3:04, R1)

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