Bellator 223 will take place this weekend at the SSE Arena, London for what promises to be an action filled night for fans! Headlining the card will be dominant middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi, who is set to defend his title against the ever dangerous Rafael Lovato Jr.
Following an unfortunate GP loss at the hands of Michael ”Venom” Page, Paul Daley returns swiftly to action. His opponent is Erick Silva, who will be making his promotional debut for Bellator. Expect some intense stand up as both fighters will leave it all in the cage!
Also featuring on the card will be James Gallagher vs Jeremiah Labiano, Gallagher got into a heated confrontation with Labiano’s alleged ”coach” on Thursday.
You can see the full card for Bellator 223 below:
Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Gegard Mousasi via majority decision (47-47, 48-47 x2)
Melvin Manhoef def. Kent Kauppinen via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Aaron Chalmers def. Fred Freeman via submission (triangle) (R2, 4:05)
Paul Daley (41-17-2) defeated Erick Silva (20-11, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
James Gallagher (9-1) defeated Jeremiah Labiano (12-7) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Fabian Edwards (8-0) defeated Jonathan Bosuku (7-5) via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Denise Kielholtz (3-2) defeated Bryony Tyrell (4-4-1) via TKO (punches) at 2:48 of round three
Costello van Steenis (12-1) defeated Mike Shipman (13-2) via KO at 1:34 of round two
Charlie Ward (7-3)defeated Justin Moore (7-4) via TKO (punches) at 3:23 of round two
Oliver Enkamp (8-2) defeated Walter Gahadza (18-4) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:54 of round one
Charlie Leary (15-10-1) defeated Chris Bungard (14-5) via unanimous decision (30-25 x3)
Kate Jackson (11-3-1) defeated Lena Ovchynnikova (12-6, 1 NC) via TKO at 4:20 of round one
Terry Brazier (11-2) defeated Alessandro Botti (15-10) via submission (Americana) at 2:17 of round 3
Luke Ord (8-2-1) defeated Nathan Rose (7-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-25)
Alfie Davis (12-3) defeated Jorge Kanella (8-8, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (29-27 x3)
Justin Burlinson (5-0) defeated Wendle Lewis (8-5) via verbal submission (leg injury) at 0:09 of round one
Galore Bofando (6-3) defeated Kevin McCabe (3-4-1) via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Kevin Fryer (7-3)defeated John Redmond (7-14) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Frans Mlambo (7-4) defeated Nathan Greyson (6-4) via submission (d’arce choke) at 4:22 of round two