Bellator 278 Results: Carmouche Hands Velasquez Her First Defeat

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Bellator 278: Velasquez vs. Carmouche took spot unrecorded contiguous connected SHOWTIME, and MMA News has each the results and highlights for you!

In the main event, Juliana Velasquez enactment up her flyweight strap against erstwhile UFC rubric challenger Liz Carmouche.

In the co-main event, we had a bantamweight expansive prix chaotic paper bout. Former UFC rival Enrique Barzola took connected Nikita Mikhailov, who entered the bout with 5 consecutive wins. This bout was contested astatine an agreed 140 pounds.

The 3rd featured bout contiguous was different bantamweight expansive prix chaotic paper bout. The undefeated Jornel Lugo (8-0) took connected “The Italian Gangster” Danny Sabatello, who has won 5 consecutive wins, astir precocious implicit erstwhile UFC combatant Brett Johns past May.

You tin presumption the highlights from the full main paper below!

Grant Neal def. Christian Edwards Danny Sabatello def. Jornel Lugo Enrique Barzola def. Nikita Mikhailov Liz Carmouche def. Juliana Velasquez Bellator 278 Main Card (SHOWTIME, 10:00 PM ET) Bellator Women’s Flyweight Championship Bout: Liz Carmouche def. Juliana Velasquez via TKO: R4, 4:47Bantamweight Grand Prix Wild Card: Enrique Barzola def.. Nikita Mikhailov via unanimous determination (30x27x3)Bantamweight Grand Prix Wild Card: Danny Sabatello def. Jornel Lugo via unanimous determination (30-26×3)Grant Neal def. Christian Edwards via Unanimous DecisionManny Muro def. Nate Andrews (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)Bellator 278 Preliminary Card (YouTube, 9:00 PM ET) Weber Almeida def. Fabricio Franco: TKO, R1, 03:01Dante Schiro def. Scotty Hao via TKO: R3, 01:03Blake Perry def. Makoa Cooper via submission: R2, 04:14

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