Bellator MMA held Bellator 193 tonight from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California. The event aired on the organization’s new network home, Paramount beginning at 9 p.m. EST.
In the main event, former Bellator MMA welterweight title challenger, Lorenz Larkin took on Fernando Gonzalez in a 180-pound catchweight contest. Yesterday Gonzalez was fined 20 percent of his fight purse for missing the 180-pound catchweight. If he would have won tonight, he would have forfeited 20 percent of his win bonus. Coming into this fight Larkin had dropped back-to-back fights since joining the promotion last year to include a title fight. Gonzalez had won seven of his last eight bouts, with the lone loss coming via split decision to Michael “Venom” Page at Bellator 165. This fight would go the distance in an exciting 15-minute war with Larkin getting the nod.
Complete Bellator 193 results below:
Main Card – Paramount Network
Lorenz Larkin defeated Fernando Gonzalez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Saad Awad defeated J.J. Ambrose via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
A.J. Matthews defeated Kendall Grove via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Steve Kozola vs. Jake Smith defeated Steve Kozola via via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:57
Everett Cummings defeated Ben Beebe via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:12
Joshua Jones defeated Demarcus Brown via submission (neck crank) – Round 1, 3:02
Moses Murrietta defeated Chris Herrera via knockout – Round 1, 2:40
Mike Andaya defeated Julio Aguilera via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Vorgeas defeated Tim Riscen via knockout – Round 1, 2:57
Justin Lawrence defeated Andrew Natividad via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Tyrell Fortune defeated Joe Hernandez via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Tyree Fortune defetaed Michael Quintero via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)