Bellator 211 results - Alessio Sakara vs. Kent Kauppinen

Bellator 211 results – Alessio Sakara vs. Kent Kauppinen

In the Bellator 211 main event, Italy’s own Alessio Sakara (19-12 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) met Kent Kauppinen (10-4 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) in a light heavyweight bout. Much to the surprise of everyone in attendance, the hometown hero would be knocked out just 70 seconds into the fight.

Bellator 211 took place Saturday at RDS Stadium in Genoa. The main card aired live on Paramount at 4 p.m. ET and will stream on DAZN. In addition, the Bellator Kickboxing 11 event streamed on Bellator’s mobile app at noon ET.

Bellator 211 results below:

MAIN CARD (Paramount, DAZN 4 p.m. ET – one-hour tape delay)
Kent Kauppinen defeated Alessio Sakara via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:10
Domingos Barros defeated Hesdy Gerges via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:52
Pedro Carvalho defeated Luca Vitali via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 0:43
Alen Amedovski defeated Ibrahim Mane via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:12
Kiefer Crosbie defeated Orlando D’Ambrosio via unanimous decision
PRELIMINARY CARD
Giorgio Pietrini defeated Nemanja Milakovic via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:20
Andrea Fusi defeated Walter Pugliesi via split decision

Bellator Kickboxing 11: Varga vs. Cangelosi Results:
Gabriel Varga (17-6) def. Shan Cangelosi (34-10-1) via KO at 2:42 of round 1 to retain championship
Raymond Daniels (35-3) def. Zakaria Laaouatni (10-4) via majority decision (29-28 x2, 29-29)
Yuri Bessmertny (42-19-2) def. Karim Ghajji (99-16-1) via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27 x2)
Gabriele Casella (20-2-1) def. Dani Traore (21-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
Younes Rahmouni (14-4-1) def. Tiziano Campus (15-5-1) via majority decision (29-28 x2, 28-28)
Christian Zahe (58-24-7) def. Samuel Toscano (28-12-3) at 2:20 of round 1

Bellator Kickboxing 11 Preliminary Card Results:
Sabir Temirkhnov (13-4) def. Matteo Costa (18-7-2) via TKO at 0:39 of round 2
Giacomo Licheri (6-0) def. Filippo Solheid (43-18-8) via split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
Matteo Di Luca (24-9-2) def. Giacomo D’Aquino (22-3-8) via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)