Bellator 229 results Larkin defeats Koreshkov
Bellator 229: Lorenz Larkin takes split decision against Andrey Koreshkov | Pic: Supplied/ Bellator MMA

Bellator 229 took place in Temecula, CA, USA on October 5 (AEST), featuring the 13-fight bill. In the main event on Paramount Network and DAZN Lorenz Larkin and Andrey Koreshkov battled it out at welterweight.

The pair went a full three-round distance. The verdict heard a split decision in favor of Larkin, who updated his record to 21-7, 1 NC. Koreshkov dropped to 22-4.

In the co-main event Saad Awad and Goiti Yamauchi squared off at lightweight. The latter claimed the win by submission in the first round.

Also on the main card, Keri Taylor Melendez came out victorious by unanimous decision from her catchweight bout against Mandy Polk. In addition, Tony Johnson stopped Joe Schilling in the third round of their middleweight battle.

The complete Bellator 229 results can be found below.

Bellator 229: Koreshkov vs. Larkin results

Main card
Lorenz Larkin def. Andrey Koreshkov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Goiti Yamauchi def. Saad Awad by submission (armbar, R1 at 1:40)
Keri Taylor Melendez def. Mandy Polk by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Tony Johnson def. Joe Schilling by KO (punches, R3 at 2:07)

Preliminary Card
Salim Mukhidinov def. Adel Altamimi by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Anatoly Tokov def. Hracho Darpinyan by TKO (R2 at 4:38)
Derek Anderson def. Guilherme “Bomba” by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Joey Davis def. Jeff Peterson by KO (flying knee, R1 at 1:00)
Johnny Eblen def. Mauricio Alonso by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)
Vladimir Tokov def. Brandon Hastings by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 x2)
Jordan Newman def. Riley Miller by TKO (R1 at 4:28)
Kelvin Gentapanan def. Sunni Imhotep by split decision (29-28 x3)
Jay-Jay Wilson def. Jorge Juarez by submission (rear-naked choke, R1 at 1:33)

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