Scifighting.com has your Bellator 130 prelim results live from the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. Tune in to Spike TV at 9/8C for the main event matchup between Emanuel Newton (24-7-1) and Linton Vassell (14-3-1). Here are your Bellator 130 play-by-play results:
- Emanuel Newton defeated Linton Vassell Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) R5 0:47
- Bobby Lashley defeated Karl Etherington Submission (Punches) 1:31
- Marloes Coenen defeated Annalisa Bucci Submission (Modified Rear-Naked Choke) R3 0:57
- Dave Jansen defeated Rick Hawn Decision (Unanimous) [30-27, 30-27, 29-28] R3 5:00
Alex Huddleston def. Derek Bohi via TKO (Punches)
After very cautious opening kicks from both fighters, Bohi got stuffed on a takedown attempt. Huddleston worked a very strong front headlock and took to Bohi’s back. After a scramble to side control, Huddleston retook Bohi’s back. Huddleston landed big punches from the back, pinned Bohi against the cage and won the fight by TKO.
Aaron Derrow def. Nate Jolly via Unanimous Decesion (29-28×3)
Derrow set up some great punching combinations on Jolly to start the fight. Jolly appeared patient, staying very cautious of Derrow’s long range. After a striking exchange, Jolly got a takedown on Derrow, but Derrow was able to stand and put Jolly against the cage. Derrow caught Jolly with a left hook that dropped him, but Jolly got back to his feet. Jolly recovered from the punch and used a good foot sweep before the end of round 1.
Jolly came out strong in the second, throwing major overhand rights. Jolly used the punching combinations to set up a takedown, but Derrow was able to escape from bottom and out of the clinch. Jolly got another takedown, where Derrow tried unsuccessfully to work for the omoplata.
Derrow constantly pawed with the jab and landed hard body shots. Derrow is taken down but is able to get up and out once again. Working off the cage, he almost caught Jolly in a standing guillotine. In a huge scramble at the end, Derrow finished the 3rd round with aggressive ground and pound. Overall, Derrow kept Jolly out of his range and won by effective striking and not letting Jolly capitalize on his takedown efforts.
Darrion Caldwell def. Anthony Dizy via Unanimous Decision (30-27×3)
Caldwell got an early takedown on Dizy, where he worked hard from the top. The entire round was a battle on the ground, but Caldwell stayed dominant on the top and ended in near rear naked choke position at the bell.
Caldwell showed some great kicking work at the start of the fight and set up a tricky, but unsuccessful superman punch off the cage. Caldwell almost got a guillotine, but Dizy was able to maneuver to top position for the first time in the fight. After getting to their feet, Caldwell sprawls on Dizy’s takedown. He remained aggressive from the top for the remainder of the round.
Caldwell simply remained dominant on the top in all of round 3. He worked hard for position the entire round after the initial takedown, but was not able to finish Dizy before the fight’s end. Caldwell won the decision dominantly.
Sam Oropeza def. Gary Tapusoa via TKO (Strikes)
Oropeza opened with some strong low kicks, he is a huge man at 185. He is able to dial with head kicks and body kicks until pinning Tapusoa against the cage. He worked Tapusoa to the ground, where he ground and pounded to earn the dominant TKO victory. Tapusoa layed down his gloves in the center of the ring and bowed on the ground to signal his retirement from MMA.
Daniel Gallemore def. Gzim Selmani via TKO (punches)
Selmani got a lightning fast takedown on Gallemore where he worked to side control and landed heavy hands on Gallemore. After what seemed like an eternity of punishment, Gallemore stood up against Selmani. Selmani continued on with heavy punches and knees to the head. Gallemore responded with a knee to the body that dropped Selmani, but he got back to his feet. It was amazing that either fighter survived that round.
Both heavyweights looked super gassed in the opening and only took very cautious strikes. Selmani got a hard punch in, but Gallemore landed a punching combo in response. Selmani got the takedown on Gallemore, and tried for a north/south choke, but Gallemore got back to side control. After being stood up, Gallemore landed a good jab and continuous punches on Selmani. Gallemore wore on with no answer until Big John McCarthy called it a night for Selmani. It was a fantastic comeback, great heart on the part of Gallemore.
Marcio Navarro def. Cody Carrillo via Submission (strikes)
Carillo opened with a strong leg kick series. Navarro went for the takedown, but Carrillo got up and out of the single leg. Carrillo landed some precise strikes and set up some brilliant, unanswered punching combinations. Navarro was able to respond by pinning Carrillo to the cage and to the ground, but he stands and survives. On the whole, Carrillo showed much more precise and effective technique in round 1.
Navarro really turned on the pressure in response to the first, but the second round was a complete back and forth. Unfortunately, Navarro landed a hard kick to the groin and Carillo needed time to recover. Navarro pressed on and worked Carrillo hard against the cage. Carillo clinched with Navarro and was able to turn it into a successful takedown. Navarro connected on some absolute bombs after standing up as the round came to an end.
Navarro opened with lots of feints and fakes, which worked to set up connecting punches. Carrillo landed a hard punching combo in response, but Navarro was able to press on. After overwhelming pressure, Navarro drops Carrillo to the ground and wins by a flurry of punches for the submission.
Ricky Musgrave def. Joe Wilk via TKO (strikes)
Musgrave set up good kicks in the opening, but Wilk is able to take Musgrave down. Wilk tried to work on top, but was met with hard elbows to the head from the bottom. Wilk managed to get to side control and pry on the guillotine, but he didn’t finish it. Musgrave was able to stand, battle against the cage and take Wilk down. Musgrave came down hard with elbows with no response from Wilk.