Lima stops Page in Bellator Welterweight WGP semi-final
MMA event Bellator 221 took place at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill on May 12 (AEDT). Top of the bill on DAZN featured Michael Chandler in defense of his lightweight title against the current featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull”. The scheduled for five rounds bout didn’t go the distance. The latter stopped his opponent in the first round and added the second belt to his collection.
In the co-main event former welterweight champion Douglas Lima and Michael “Venom” Page squared off in the semi-final bout of Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. The contest also ended prior to the final bell with Lima scoring a knockout at the beginning of Round 2.
Also on the main card featherweight A.J. McKee scored a unanimous decision against Pat Curran, and heavyweight Jake Hager submitted T.J. Jones in the first round. In addition, featherweight Tywan Claxton TKO’d James Bennett in Round 3.
The complete fight results from Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull can be found below.
Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull results
Patricio “Pitbull” def. Michael Chandler by KO (punches, R1 at 1:01)
Douglas Lima def. Michael “Venom” Page by KO (punches, R2 at 0:35)
A.J. McKee def. Pat Curran by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)
Jake Hager def. T.J. Jones by submission (head and arm choke, R1 at 2:36)
Tywan Claxton def. James Bennett by TKO (punches, R3 at 2:09)
Cris Lencioni def. Adil Benjilany by submission (triangle choke, R1 at 4:55)
Chris Gonzalez def. Charlie Radtke by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Rob Fenicle def. Bryan Bautista by submission (heel hook, R1 at 1:42)
Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu def. Adam Ward by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Christian Rodriguez def. Jose Leon by submission (armbar, R1 at 4:39)
Robert Morrow def. James Bochnovic by KO (punches, R1 at 1:18)
Dave Latoria vs. Jason Belyew ruled No Contest (accidental low blow, R1)
Jesse Bazzi def. Joey Diehl by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Josh Streacker def. Scott Writz by KO (punch, R2 at 3:33)