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Bellator 159 results: Caldwell vs Taimanglo

Bellator 159 results:  Caldwell vs Taimanglo

Bellator MMA held Bellator 159 tonight from the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas.  In the main event, bantamweight Darrion Caldwell and Joe Taimanglo went toe-to-toe.

Also, brash talker Melvin Guillard went up against the King of MMA Walkout Entrances, David Rickels in the evening’s co-main event.

Full Bellator 159 results include:

MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)

Joe Taimanglo defeated Darrion Caldwell via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 3, 0:09
Melvin Guillard defeated David Rickels via KO – Round 1, 2:14
Emily Ducote defeated Bruna Vargas via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 1, 0:29
Daniel Weichel defeated Emmanuel Sanchez via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 6:45 p.m. ET)

Manuel Meraz vs. Trey Ogden
Matt Foster vs. Chris Harris
Henry Lindsay vs. Josh Pfeifer
Brandon Phillips vs. Chuka Willis
Philipe Lins def. Guilherme Viana via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 1:13
Jessica Middleton def. Bruna Ellen via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Gaston Reyno def. L.J. Hermreck TKO (punches) – Round 3, 3:57
Johnny Marigo def. Andy Riley via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 2:44
Fernando Martinez def. Marcio Navarro via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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