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Bellator 255 outcomes: Patricio Pitbull seals his status as Bellator’s finest
Patricio “Pitbull” Freire continued to lord over 2 departments as the Bellator 255 outcomes was available in on Friday night. It was the battle promo’s launching occasion on the Showtime network. Bellator 255 outcomes: Patricio Pitbull chokes out Emmanuel Sanchez In a featherweight title rematch, Bellator featherweight and light-weight champ Patricio “Pitbull” Freire made fast work of no. 2 ranked featherweight competitor Emmanuel Sanchez. He completed the battle with a guillotine choke in the preliminary of the Bellator 255 centerpiece and featherweight grand prix semi-final. Pitbull dropped Sanchez with an image best left hook, followed up with a best jab to Sanchez’s shoulder that accelerated his journey to the canvas. Freire consequently sank in a guillotine choke to put Sanchez to sleep 4:32 into the preliminary. With Freire’s centerpiece success, the Bellator double champ advances to the finals of the Bellator featherweight grand prix. Pitbull will satisfy rising unbeaten no. 1 featherweight competitor A.J. McKee for the Bellator featherweight champion and a $1 million dollar reward. Patricio Pitbull and AJ McKee faceoff at Bellator 255 Bellator 255 outcomes: Jason Jackson choices Neiman Gracie No. 6 ranked welterweight Jason Jackson took house the success in the Bellator 255 co-main occasion over no. 3 ranked Neiman Gracie. Jackson’s success offers the Sanford Mixed Martial Arts item a four-battle win streak. The fight in overall was rather strange. Jackson had leading control of Gracie when his eye dragged versus the cage. Nevertheless, Jackson got rid of the misfortune and completed the battle. The decision was also seen as a head-scratcher to many, particularly Bellator color commentator and renowned former MMA referee Big John McCarthy, who believed Gracie had won the battle. The fight statistics provide logic to McCarthy’s argument, as Gracie doubled Jackson’s strikes landed (73-36) and also maintained 26 more seconds of ground control with 4:35. Bellator 255 results: Tyrell Fortune steamrolls Jack May by first-round TKO Tyrell Fortune continued his ascendance up the Bellator heavyweight division with a dominant performance over Jack May, who filled in on short notice after Matt Mitrione pulled out of the fight for undisclosed reasons. The heavyweight scrap was actually a rematch between Fortune and May after a no contest as a result of a low blow in their first bout, which took place last September. It took relatively no time for Fortune to get May to the ground. The no. 6 ranked heavyweight utilized ground and pound, along with noticeable power in his hands, to take the TKO at 3:16 into the first round. Bellator 255 results: Usman Nurmagomedov outstrikes Mike Hamel to take unanimous choice Usman Nurmagomedov added another victory to his undefeated record with a unanimous decision victory over Mike Hamel in a lightweight contest. Contrary to his cousin Khabib, Nurmagomedov stayed on the feet for the entirety of the fight, decisively outstriking Hamel, despite a valiant effort from the Mixed Martial Arts Lab product. With his first victory under the Bellator banner, Nurmagomedov extended his undefeated streak to an impressive 12-0. Watch the full Bellator 255 event replay Bellator 255 outcomes Main Card Patricio Pitbull (c) def. Emmanuel Sanchez via first-round submission (guillotine choke)Jason Jackson def. Neiman Gracie via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Tyrell Fortune def. Jack Might via very first-round TKO (strikes)Usman Nurmagomedov def. Mike Hamel via consentaneous choice (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)Kana Watanabe def. Alejandra Lara via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) Preliminary Card Magomed Magomedov def. Cee Jay Hamilton via second-round submission (rear naked choke)Mandel Nallo def. Ricardo Seixas via first-round knockout (punch)Khalid Murtazaliev def. Fabio Aguiar via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)Chris Gonzalez def. Roger Huerta via third-round submission (tap to strikes)Jose Augusto def. Jonathan Wilson via first-round submission (head and arm choke)Roman Faraldo def.Trevor Gudde via first-round TKO (punches)Jordan Newman def. Branko Busick via second-round TKO (elbows)
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