Josh Smith won a close decision over Darren Smith in good fight with both fighters showing strong offense.
Darren Smith caught him early with a right cross, but Josh Smith defended well. After a close second round, Josh Smith pounded him with a vicious ground and pound in the third to pull out the decision.
Cleber Luciano and Joe Camacho spent most of the fight on the mat, but Luciano dominated him from the top position for all three rounds.
Aaron Miller vs. Mike Guymon is up next.
After surviving a low blow in the first round, Mike Guymon submitted Miller with a triangle choke at 4:22 of round 2. The two battled back and forth before the submission, with Miller almost getting the victory with an armbar.
The two embraced in a show of respect after the fight.
Brandon Halsey made short work of Hector Ramirez. Halsey took him down and then pounded him from the back, forcing the referee to stop the fight at just 52 seconds of the first round.
Alexander Garcia showed great defense against Cristiano Souza in the first round. Souza three three spinning back kicks in the first round and attempted to follow-up with a punches, but Garcia ducked them all.
Garcia took a minute to recover from a low blow after the two traded good standup. Souza is wicked quick, but Garcia somehow has managed to avoid his big strikes. Round ended with Souza on top throwing heavy blows, but again, none of them landing cleanly.
Both fighters trade heavy punches to start round three. Garcia connected with a right hand, forcing Souza to smile gleefully.
After the big flurry, the fight’s back on the ground again. Both fighters tired, but Souza’s pressure is relentless. It’s over. Souza put on a rear naked choke and Garcia tapped at 3:06 of the third round.
Bellator Prelim results
Fight Winner Round Result
J. Smith vs. D. Smith J. Smith 3 UD (All three judges 29-28)
Cleber Luciano vs. Joe Camacho Luciano 3 UD (All three judges 30-27)
Aaron Miller vs. Mike Guymon Guymon 2 SUB (triangle choke, 4:20)
Hector Ramirez vs. Brandon Halsey Halsey 1 TKO ( :52)
Alejandro Garcia vs. Christiano Souza Souza 3 SUB (3:06)