Bellator 197 results - Michael Chandler finishes Brandon Girtz in main event

Bellator 197 results – Michael Chandler finishes Brandon Girtz in main event

Bellator MMA held Bellator 197 at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri, April 13 . The event was broadcast live and free on Paramount Network and featured a main event between former lightweight champion Michael Chandler and Brandon Girtz. Girtz stepped up to replace an injured Brent Primus, the man who defeated Chandler for the title.

Complete Bellator 197 results:

Michael Chandler (18-4) defeated Brandon Girtz (15-8) via technical submission (head & arm choke) at 4:00 of round one
A.J. McKee (11-0) defeated Justin Lawrence (11-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Logan Storley (8-0) defeated Joaquin Buckley (8-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Baby Slice (2-1) defeated Devon Brock (1-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) at :34 of round one
Juliana Velasquez (7-0) defeated Rebecca Ruth (6-3) via TKO (body kick) at :19 of round three
Derek Anderson (15-3) defeated Zak Bucia (18-10) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dominic Mazzotta (14-2) defeated Josh Sampo (11-6) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Eric Ellington (5-0) defeated Jordan Howard (10-5) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Adam Cella (9-8) defeated DeWayne Diggs (2-2) via TKO (punches) at 4:27 of round one
Cort Wahle (3-3) defeated Joe Roye (1-5) via submission (guillotine) at :21 of round one
Jordan Dowdy (5-4) defeated Jeff Crotty (1-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) at :29 of round one
A.J. Siscoe (3-2) defeated Justin Robbins (14-19) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:34 of round two