Bellator 225 Resuiltsby Brian Woodman Jr. on 08/28/19
(Editor's Note: information provided by Bellator representatives.)
Sergie Kharitonov (30-7 with two no contests) defeated Matt Mitrione (13-7 with one no contest) by TKO during the main event of Bellator 225 at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on August 24. He clinched the win with punches at 1:24 in the second round of the heavyweight bout.
The main card opened with Tyrell Fortune (7-0) submitting fellow heavyweight Rudy Schaffroth (6-1 with one no-contest) by rear naked choke at 2:08 of the second round.
Yaroslav Amosov (22-0) submitted David Rickels (21-6 with two no-contests) by D’Arce choke at 4:05 in the second round of a 175-pound catchweight bout.
Alejandra Lara (8-3) defeated Taylor Turner (4-6) by TKO via punches at 3:44 in the first round of a bantamweight bout.
Vitaly Minakov (22-1) knocked out Tim Johnson (12-6) via punches at 1:45 in the first round of a heavyweight bout.
The preliminary card opened with a 175-pound catchweight bout between Jon Manley (12-6) and Thiago Rela (10-8). Manley submitted Rela with a rear naked choke at 4:47 in the third round.
Connor Dixon (1-0) submitted Kastriot Xhema (3-4 with one no-contest) with an armbar at 2:08 in the third round of a 165-pound catchweight bout.
Nick Newell (16-2) submitted fellow lightweight Corey Browning (5-3) by arm triangle choke at 3:15 in the first round.
Chris Disonell (3-3) defeated Mike Kimbel (3-2) by TKO via punches at 4:54 in the first round of a 140-pound catchweight bout.
Ricky Bandejas (12-3) knockout out fellow bantamweight Ahmer Kayretli (8-4 with one no-contest) via punches at 1:21 in the first round.
Austin Vandeford (8-0) defeated Joseph Creer (6-1-1) by TKO at 5:00 in the second round). A ringside doctor ended the middleweight bout due to a cut.
Sabah Homasi (13-8) knocked out fellow welterweight Micah Terrill (1-1) via punches at :17 in the first round.
Aviv Gozali (3-0) submitted Edward Muravitskiy (9-9) with a heel hook at :11 in the first round of a 165-pound catchweight fight.Khonry Gracie (2-1) submitted fellow welterweight Oscar Vera (0-2) with a armbar at 2:50 in the first round.