Bellator MMA presented the three-part fight card at Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy on October 13 (AEST). The event saw a series of MMA and kickboxing bouts with featherweight title contest over the course of the show.
In the main event of Bellator 230 former middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho (16-4) went up against Vadim Nemkov (11-2) at light heavyweight. The contest ended in favor of the latter, who claimed the win by submission in the second round.
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Top of Bellator Milan saw another contest at light heavyweight, pitting Yannick Bahati (9-5, 1 NC) and Melvin Manhoef (32-14-1, 2 NC). The encounter also ended prior to the final bell. The latter stopped his opponent in the middle of the first round with strikes.
Bellator Kickboxing 12 featured Gabriel Varga (18-6) in defense of his featherweight title against challenger. Cristian Faustino (31-12-2). After five rounds of action the champion retained his belt by unanimous decision.
The complete fight results can be found below.
Bellator 230 results
Vadim Nemkov def. Rafael Carvalho by submission (rear-naked choke, R2 at 3:56)
Dragos Zubco def. Hesdy Gerges by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Kirill Sidelnikov def. Domingos Barros by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Walter Pugliesi def. Andrea Fusi by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Nicolo Solli def. Dan Cassell by submission (triangle choke, R1 at 3:15)
Bellator Milan results
Melvin Manhoef def. Yannick Bahati by KO (strikes, R1 at 2:29)
Alessio Sakara def. Canaan Grigsby by TKO (strikes, R1 at 0:23)
Stefano Paterno def. Ashley Reece by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27 x2)
Rafael Macedo def. Kane Mousah by split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
Bellator Kickboxing 12 results
Gabriel Varga def. Cristian Faustino by unanimous decision (50-45 x3)
Chingiz Allazov def. Sudsakorn Sor Klinmee by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Luca Cecchetti def. Alex Avogadro by TKO (doctor stoppage, R1 at 2:09)
Shan Cangelosi def. Kevin Ross by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Yuri Bessmertny def. Giuseppe De Domenico by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Jade Jorand def. Silvia La Notte by KO (kick, R2 at 0:12)
Endy Bonat vs. Kebrom Neguse ruled a majority draw (28-28, 28-28, 29-28)
Taras Hnatchuk def. Giacomo Licheri by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Luca Mameli def. Pawel Szymanski by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)