Bellator 182 takes place Friday at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. The main card airs on Spike.
Yesterday Chidi Njokiuani came in four pounds overweight for his main event welterweight fight against former champion Andrey Koreshov. Njokuani forfeited 20 percent of his purse. Tonight also would not be his night as he was stopped via TKO.
The Bellator 182 fight card features five women’s fights, the most in the history of Bellator MMA.
A.J. McKee battered and blooded Blair Tugman to remain undefeated at 9-0.
Bellator 182 results:
MAIN CARD (Spike, 9 p.m. ET)
Andrey Koreshkov defeated Chidi Njokuani via TKO – Round 1, 4:08
Fernando Gonzalez vs. Brennan Ward – 178-pound catchweight
Bruna Ellen defeated Veta Arteaga via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
A.J. McKee defeated Blair Tugman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
PRELIMINARY CARD – 7 p.m.
Joshua Ricci vs. Brandon Warne
Brandon Polcare vs. Alex Potts
Tom Regal vs. Kastriot Xhema
Matt Secor vs. T.J. Summer
Kristi Lopez vs. Jessica Sotack
Ricky Rainey defeated Marc Stevens via unanimous decision (29-27j, 29-27, 29-27)
Talita Nogueira defeated Amanda Bell via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:44
Vadim Nemkov defeated Philipe Lins via KO (punch) – Round 1, 3:03
Henry Corrales defeated Noad Lahat via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Georgi Karakhanyan defeated Daniel Pineda via TKO (doctor stoppage) -Round 2, 4:05
Kate Jackson defeated Colleen Schneider via TKO (injury) – Round 1, 5:00
Chris Honeycutt defeated Kevin Casey via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:06
Arlene Blencowe defeated Sinead Kavanagh via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Joey Davis defeated Justin Roswell via TKO (elbows) – Round 1, 1:35