Bellator 161 results: Kongo vs. Johnson
Bellator 161 from the H-E-B Arena in Cedar Park, Texas. The event was headlined by a heavyweight tilt between Cheick Kongo and Tony Johnson.
In the co-main event, former Bellator champ Joe Warren took on Sirwan Kakai.
Also, rising Bellator MMA star Anastasia Yankova made her United States MMA debut in a controversial split decision win over Veta Arteaga.
Official Bellator 161 results:
MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)
Cheick Kongo defeated Tony Johnson via majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Joe Warren defeated Sirwan Kakai via submission (neck crank) – Round 3, 1:04
Anastasia Yankova defeated Veta Arteaga via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Derek Campos defeated Djamil Chan via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
PRELIMINARY CARD (MyMMANews.com, 6:50 p.m. ET)
Garrett Scott defeated Waylon Bronstrup via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:50
Emily Ducote defeated Kenya Miranda da Silva via submission (armbar) – Round 2, 4:37
Daniel Pineda defeated Mark Dickman via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 2:07
Tommy Burghart vs. Armando Villarreal
Nick Gonzalez vs. Warren Stewart
Deuce King vs. Rey Trujillo
Jose Guerra vs. Matt Mazurek
Sean Clements vs. Jonathon Taylor
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