Bellator 219 Results: Saad Awad & Brandon Girtz Headline, Plus The Return Of Daniel Straus

Welcome to Fightful.com's live coverage & discussion for Bellator 219. We'll be bringing you full, fight by fight coverage of every bout on the card. You can also send in your feedback on our Disqus boards below!

Main Card (9pm EST., Paramount Network)

Brandon Girtz def. Saad Awad by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Daniel Straus def. Shane Kruchten by submission via rear naked choke (3:53, R1)

Andrey Koreshkov def. Mike Jasper by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Joe Schilling def. Keith Berry by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., DAZN)

Joey Davis def. Marcus Anthony by KO via punch (4:21, R1)

Dalton Rosta def. Cody Vidal by TKO via strikes (1:06, R1)

Post-Lims (11pm EST., DAZN)

David Rickels def. AJ Matthews by TKO via strikes (3:24, R2)

Shawn Bunch def. Dominic Mazzotta by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Janay Harding def. Marina Mokhnatkina by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)

Darren Smith Jr def. Joshua Jones by KO via punch (0:34, R1)

John Mercurio def. Johnny Cisneros by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ricky Furar def. Roman Puga by TKO via doctor stoppage (5:00, R2)

Sunni Imhotep def. Eugene Correa by KO via punch (0:44, R1)


Dalton Rosta vs. Cody Vidal

Round One: The round begins with Rosta attacking Vidal with a combination, Rosta grabs Vidal and gets him against the cage wall for a short time. Vidal attacks an incoming Rosta with a counter left, Rosta starts attacking Vidal with some leg kicks. Vidal falls backwards grabbing his knee and Rosta attacks him with a few strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dalton Rosta def. Cody Vidal by TKO via strikes (1:06, R1)

Joey Davis vs. Marcus Anthony

Round One: The round begins with Davis hitting Anthony with a side kick to the midsection, Anthony comes forward and throws a few strikes at Davis. Davis scores a takedown on Anthony and Anthony gets right back up, Davis scores another takedown on Anthony and he gets side control. Davis puts himself in the half guard of Anthony, Anthony scrambles to his feet and Davis drags him back to the ground. Anthony gets back up and he separates from Davis, Davis goes for a spinning back kick to the head of Anthony. Davis also starts nailing Anthony with some leg kicks, Davis levels Anthony with a right and the referee immediately jumps in.

Official Result: Joey Davis def. Marcus Anthony by KO via punch (4:21, R1)

Joe Schilling vs. Keith Berry

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Schilling drops Berry with a multiple strike combination. Schilling gets the full mount on Berry after the fight hit the ground, Berry scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Berry scores a takedown on Schilling and he gets side control, Schilling scrambles to his feet while eating a few strikes. Schilling starts attacking Berry with a variety of kicks, Schilling and Berry continue throwing at each other. Berry comes forward and he attacks Schilling with punching combinations, Berry comes forward and Schilling nails him with a knee strike to the midsection. Berry scores another takedown on Schilling as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Berry

Round Two: The round begins with Schilling attacking Berry with some leg kicks, Schilling then nails Berry with a kick to the midsection. Berry continues coming forward and swinging away at Schilling, Berry scores a takedown on Schilling and he gets the full guard. Schilling scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing, Schilling attacks Berry with a few high kick attempts. Schilling stuns Berry with a two punch combination, Schilling rocks Berry after landing another two punch combo followed by a high kick. Schilling lands a right as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Schilling attacking Berry with some leg kicks, Bery grabs Schilling and he gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Berry quickly gains the full mount against Schilling, Schilling sweeps Berry and he gains top position. Schilling starts attacking Berry with some ground and pound, Schilling mixes in some elbow strikes in his attack against Berry. Schilling keeps top position as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Joe Schilling def. Keith Berry by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

From The Web