Saturday, August 24, 2019

Bellator MMA 225 took place Saturday, August 24th from the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The event was headlined by a a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov. The event will simulcast on the Paramount network in the United States and the DAZN mobile app worldwide.

Main Card (Live on Paramount/DAZN, 9:00 PM EST)

-Sergei Kharitonov defeated Matt Mitrione TKO (Knee/Punches, Round 2, 1:24) 
-Vitaly Minakov defeated Tim Johnson by KO (Punches, Round 1, 1:45)
-Alejandra Lara defeated Taylor Turner by TKO (Strikes, Round 1, 3:44)
-Yaroslav Amosov defeated David Rickels by Submission (D’Arce Choke, Round 2, 4:05
-Tyrell Fortune defeated Rudy Schaffroth by Submission (RNC, Round 2, 2:08)

Preliminary Card (Live on Facebook, 5:45 PM EST)

-Khonry Gracie defeated Oscar Vera by Submission (Armbar, Round 1, 2:50)
-Aviv Gozali defeated Eduard Muravitskiy by Submission (Heel Hook, Round 1, 0:11)
-Sabah Homasi defeated Micah Terrill by KO (Punches, Round 1, 0:17)
-Austin Vanderford defeated Joseph Creer by TKO (Doctor Stoppage, Round 2, 5:00)
-Ricky Bandejas defeated Ahmet Kayretli by KO (Punches, Round 1, 1:21)
-Chris Disonell defeated Mike Kimbel by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 4:54)
-Nick Newell defeated Corey Browning by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke, Round 1, 3:15)
-Connor Dixon defeated Kastriot Xhema by Submission (Armbar, Round 3, 2:08)
-Jon Manley defeated Thiago Rela by Submission (RNC, Round 3, 4:47)