Bellator 215 Results: Main Event Ends In Controversy & Former Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas Returns

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Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

Matt Mitrione fights Sergei Kharitonov to a no contest via illegal strike (0:15, R1)

Logan Storley def. Ion Pascu by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)

Eduardo Dantas def. Toby Misech by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

John Douma def. Mike Kimbel by submission via triangle choke (2:51, R1)

Austin Vanderford def. Cody Jones by submission via arm triangle choke (4:49, R1)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., DAZN)

Steve Mowry def. Darion Abbey by submission via kimura (1:27, R1)

Amanda Bell def. Amber Leibrock by KO via strikes (3:52, R1)

Pat McCrohan def. Jason Markland by TKO via strikes (1:11, R1)

Lindsey VanZandt def. Tabatha Ann Watkins by TKO via strikes (3:25, R2)

Pete Rogers def. Jason Rine by TKO via strikes (0:50, R2)

Matt Probin def. Ali Zebian by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Zarrukh Adashev def. Ronie Arana by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Billy Goff def. Ryan Hardy by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Jason Markland vs. Pat McCrohan

Round One: The round begins with Markland nailing McCrohan with a short right, McCrohan grabs Markland and gets him against the cage wall. McCrohan scores a takedown on Markland and he gets the half guard, McCrohan gets the full mount on Markland. McCrohan attacks Markland with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Pat McCrohan def. Jason Markland by TKO via strikes (1:11, R1)

Lindsey VanZandt vs. Tabatha Ann Watkins

Round One: The round begins with VanZandt attacking a swinging Watkins with a multiple punch combination, Watkins attacks VanZandt with some leg kicks. VanZandt nails Watkins with a kick to the midsection, Watkins backs up VanZandt while swinging away at her. VanZandt grabs Watkins and gets her against the cage wall, VanZandt scores a takedown on Watkins and she gets the full guard. VanZandt attacks Watkins with some ground and pound, VanZandt transitions to back control on Watkins and she goes for an arm bar as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for VanZandt

Round Two: The round begins with Watkins attacking VanZandt with some leg kicks, VanZandt attacks Watkins with a two punch combination. VanZandt scores a takedown on Watkins and she gets the open guard, VanZandt gains side control against Watkins. Watkins scrambles to her feet and she clinches with VanZandt near the cage wall, VanZandt scores another takedown on Watkins and she gets the full guard. Watkins rolls for an arm bar and VanZandt escapes before getting to her feet, VanZandt attacks Watkins with a multiple punch combination. VanZandt scores another takedown on Watkins and she gets the full guard, VanZandt postures up and Watkins gets to her feet as well. VanZandt drops Watkins with a multiple punch combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Lindsey VanZandt def. Tabatha Ann Watkins by TKO via strikes (3:25, R2)

Amanda Bell vs. Amber Leibrock

Round One: The round begins with Bell taking a few swings at Leibrock, Leibrock uses the jab to keep Bell at a distance. Bell nails Leibrock with a head kick followed by a combination, Bell grabs Leibrock and the two battle for position along the cage wall. Leibrock nails Bell with a few knee strikes before separating, Bell nails a swinging Leibrock with a counter right. Bell gets Leibrock against the cage wall after swinging away at her, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Leibrock pops Bell with a right, Bell gets Leibrock against the cage wall while attacking her with a huge punching combination. Bell eventually drops Leibrock and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Amanda Bell def. Amber Leibrock by KO via strikes (3:52, R1)

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