Bellator Dublin is ready and ready to go down today (Friday, September 23, 2022) Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Benson Henderson and Peter Quarry will take on a lightweight bout inside 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland. The co-headlining act will see Melvin Manhoef and Yoel Romero clash at Light Heavyweight Tilt.
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Bellator Dublin Quick Results:
£155: Benson Henderson vs. Peter Quarry
205 lbs.: Melvin Manhoof vs. Yoel Romero
145 pounds: Ciaran Clark vs. Rafael Hudson – Clarke (rear-naked choke) by 3rd round submission
145 pounds: Mats Burnell vs. Pedro Carvalho – Carvalho by unanimous decision
145 pounds: Leah McCourt versus. Dayana Silva – McCourt by unanimous decision
£205: Karl Albrekson versus. Karl Moore – Karl Moore by Submission (Back Naked Choke)
135 pounds: Brian Moore vs. Arrivaldo Silva – Moore by unanimous decision
155 pounds: Darragh Kelly vs. Kye Stevens – Kelly by unanimous decision
155 pounds: Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Kane Mousah – Mousah by unanimous decision
145 pounds: Kenny Mohonoana versus. Alex Bodner – Mohonoana (Guillotine) by First Round Submission
170 pounds: Luka Pokrit versus. Dante Schhiro – Poclit by Second Submission (Arm Triangle)
145 lbs.: Asaël Adjoudj vs. Jordan Burton – Ajouji in 1st round TKO
135 lbs.: Brett Johns vs. Jordan Winksi – Johns by unanimous decision
Bellator Dublin Live:
155 pounds: benson henderson versus. peter query
£205: Melvin Manhoef versus. Yoel Romero
Round 1: Provisional start for both men. They exchange low kicks. A high kick from Maneuf, he slides to the canvas. Drop Manhoof with Romero’s low kick. Romero side control. Romero big shot. The side control of “Warrior of God”. Now Romero’s half guard. Romero looking for Americana. He locked it briefly before Manuf escaped. Romero still maintains side control and Manhoof is like a fish out of water once he hits the ground. Not the most exciting round, but Romero takes it. 10-9 Romero.
145 pounds: Mats Burnell vs. Pedro Carvalho
Round 1: Both men come out swinging. Burnell cleans up Carvalho. he turns his back. Carvalho fights it off, but Burnell slams him into the cage. action on the case. Nice knee from the landing of Carvalho to the central part. Burnell aimed and shot a takedown and he got it. Carvalho gets up and fights back, but he’s covered in Burnell. Burnell slams him again, but Carvalho quickly bounces back. Burnell unleashes some great combos before going for the next takedown. Carvalho cannot stay away from Burnell, who is dominating this round. Carvalho finally separated and began to land before being lowered. 10-9 Burnell.
Round 2: Carvalho starts with a low kick, nice jab work from Carvalho. Burnell lands a huge left and shoots for a takedown and he gets it. Burnell looking for a rear naked choke. A shot from Burnell to the side of his head. They scramble when Carvalho tries to escape, but Burnell doesn’t have it. They part and Carvalho is put down again. This is Burnell’s masterclass in takedowns. I can’t count. Burnell looks for the rear naked choke again. Carvalho has escaped and he is now top of his control. But it only takes a moment for Burnell to pull off a great sweep. Currently in side control. Burnell gets Carvalho back. guess what? Burnell beats Carvalho…again…easily. Carvalho struggles to get off the ground and has an advantage on his feet. He now aims and shoots a takedown and gets it. Burnell looks a little tired. A big elbow from Carvalho as a round end. 10-9 Burnell
Round 3: Carvalho starts a strong round. A high kick is connected. Burnell really doesn’t have a lot of legroom. Nice low kick from Carvalho. Carvalho hits Burnell hard and Burnell looks for a takedown. Carvalho pushes Vernell into the cage, gets him down on his knee from the clinch, and knocks Vernell down. Side control for Carvalho to take his second win while Burnell seemed to run out completely. Carvalho nice his elbow. Burnell is not looking to get out of this position. he is exhausted Carvalho is about to mount. A nice round from Carvalho hitting Burnell hard…but maybe not enough to get the win.
Final result: Carvalho def. Burnell by unanimous decision
145 pounds: Leah McCourt versus. Dayana Silva
Round 1: Silva starts with a big right hand. McCourt eats it. For the head it looks like a collision. McCourt hits a nice combo, then raises his knees to center. McCourt pushes Silva into the cage and releases his knees into the midsection. McCourt takes Silva’s back. Silva trying to escape. McCourt attempted a takedown and she flashed her knee into Silva’s face. Silva managed to reverse the positions and corner McCourt into the cage. McCourt’s nice right hand and another one. Silva aimed and shot a takedown and she got it. McCourt fights to get back on his feet. 10-9 McCourt.
Round 2: Silva shakes violently. McCourt with some jabs. Both men in some sloppy striking form to open the rounds. McCourt started tightening it up. Silva landed a nice low kick, McCourt landed a nice uppercut. Silva throws a kick to the body and somehow the looping left hand lands. McCourt goes straight to the right, then Silva bends with his knee toward his head. Another of his wild strikes from Silva catches only air. McCourt’s low kick lands. McCourt put a Shiner on his right eye, McCourt pushed Silva into the cage and Silva reversed positions. Knees to midsection from Silva. Silva lands a stunning left hand. Close the round. 10-9 Silva.
Round 3: McCourt starts with a push kick. The right hand to loop is Silva, the left hand is the left hand. Silva is starting to find her groove. McCourt needs to pick up the pace, but her eye is starting to swell and cut below her left eye, McCourt’s one-two miss and Silva’s wild swing. Silva’s low kick. Close battle with 3 minutes left. Silva lunges and catches only air in an onslaught of attacks. McCourt is another push kick that she aims for a takedown and shoots, but she is jammed. Silva forces her enemy into a cage. Knee to her midsection from Silva. McCourt got off to a strong start but let Silva take the remaining two her rounds. McCourt’s offense slows down. McCourt’s nice right hand and left jab. Silva goes for her tkaedown and shoots, and he takes McCourt’s back as the round ends. 10-9 Silva
Final result: McCourt defeated.Silva by unanimous decision
145 pounds: Ciaran Clark vs. Raphael Hudson
Round 1: Hudson opens with a low kick, then a left hook to the body, then a right hand tut to drop Clarke. He swarmed and is now on full alert. Clark shakes off the spider web. Clark searches for an armbar as he battles for position. Hudson gets out of there. He returned in perfect condition. Clark fires his elbow from under him and Hudson returns fire. Clark aims another armbar, and Hudson comes out again, landing a huge hammer on his fist before returning to his guard position. Clark has his breathing rough after being hit by Hudson in round one. 10-9 Hudson
Round 2: Clarke comes out aggressive, gets an elbow to the head, then a flying knee. Bad move, as Hudson is landing the bomb. Hudson is currently half guard and transitioned to full guard. Clarke again with an elbow. Clark manages to stand up and fight back, and they part ways. Hudson has a punching style and is effective so far. He attempted a flying knee and slipped. Clark is now half guard. He’s looking for rear-naked chokes, not dice. Clark’s side control. Much scrambling on the ground, Clark sees submission while Hudson tries to survive. 10-9 Clark
Round 3: Clark shoots for a takedown and gets it right away. Move to guard with side control. Hudson gives up his back for a while and Clarke is looking for a rear-naked choke. Clark is trying to flatten Hudson. he has both hooks. Tried rear naked choke. With one arm under his chin, Hudson flees for a moment. Clark still works for it. He locked it and Hudson tapped it! Great comeback for Clark.
Final result: Clark Def. Hudson via 3rd round submission (rear naked choke)
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