The former light heavyweight champions met in one of their matches UFC 163 Seven years ago, Davis made a unanimous decision at the Bellator 245 main event on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Ankasville, Cole, which sparked controversy at its first meeting.
After spending another 15 minutes together, Davis led the series in another close relationship.
Both fighters were very careful from the start as they each scored with single leg and body kicks. Davis hit a good header halfway through the round that Machida ate, and then responded with one on his own. In the subsequent rounds, Davis continued to use various fins to set up his wrestling, while the kicking exchanges continued throughout the round.
Davis opened the second round with a hard kick into the body. “Mr. Wonderful” will get to Machida’s feet, almost trying to beat the former UFC champion in his own game. The body catches the kick and gets almost a move at the end of the round.Machida clearly escapes with a fence grab or two.
The pacing didn’t make much of a difference to start the last square. Davis and Machida scored through hard leg kicks. With just three minutes to go, Machida dropped a clean one-to-two combination, then left-handed. After Davis landed on the right foot, Machida took a leg kick and Davis replied. At the last minute of the fight, Machida opposed Davis’ leg kick with his right hand. Machida’s other hard leg kick changed the momentum a bit. Machida’s high kick lands just before the last hour.
In the end, Davis improved to 2-0 in the series with a split decision.
Cat tables The first Bellator overcomes the fear of being late to success
The long-awaited Bellator debut of Kat Singano took place at the Co-Main event Gabriel Holloway. In the opening round, the two women exchanged big shots earlier. Cincinnati was able to land a hard takeoff within a minute of leaving, and spent the rest of the round on top.
After Cincinnati’s second big round, Holloway regained his luck in the third round. After Cingano was removed earlier, Holloway returned to her feet and then ended up in her own mount position, with Cincano sweeping and lowering her elbows before returning to the top. Holloway finally tried to get back on her feet, but Cincano pulled her back, pulled her back, and lowered the barrage of strikes until the last bell of the bell.
Cincinnati won the match 30-26, 29-27.
Very popular expectation Ed Ruth Returned to the middleweight division for the first time in nearly three years, but Taylor Johnson He was not given a warm welcome by submitting Ruth through the leg lock within a minute.
Main card opener Raymond Daniels And Peter Stanonic The second game of the night did not end because of mental intractable nerves. Daniels dropped consecutive kicks below the belt as referee Jason Herzog ended the fight.
Check it out thoroughly Bellator 245 Below are the results:
The main card
Phil Davis Def. Lioto Machida by partition decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Cat Cingano Def. Gabriel Holloway (29-27, 30-26 x2) by unanimous decision
Taylor Johnson Def. By Ed Ruth Submission (Heel Hook) (R1, 0:59)
Raymond Daniels vs. Peter Stanonic Decided not to match (two unintentional shots to the waist) (R2, 1:00)
Tyrell Fortune vs. Jack May Declared no match (accidentally up to the knee nerve) (R1, 2:42)