Bellator 117 went down tonight on Spike TV from the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. In the main event of the evening, Douglas Lima became the Bellator Welterweight champion by brutalizing Rick Hawn’s legs en route to Hawn’s corner stopping the fight. It was a fantastic performance from Lima, who gets the title on his
Earlier in the night, Marcin Held and Patricky Pitbull booked their tickets to the Lightweight Tournament final against one another with impressive victories. Pitbull started off the Bellator main card with a TKO victory over Derek Campos. In the co main event, Marcin Held delivered a triangle choke win over Derek Anderson.
Resident GIF artist, Zombie Prophet, covered all of the action tonight and compiled all of the GIF’s, highlights, and results you need.
Douglas Lima vs. Rick Hawn
Douglas Lima defeats Rick Hawn by TKO (corner stoppage) Round 2 (3:19)
Derek Anderson vs. Marcin Held
Marcin Held defeats Derek Anderson by submission (triangle choke) Round 2 (3:09)
Karl Amoussou vs. David Gomez
Karl Amoussou defeats David Gomez by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Patricky Pitbull vs. Derek Campos
Patricky Pitbull defeats Derek Campos by TKO (strikes) Round 2, (0:52)
Jordan Parsons vs. Tim Bazer
Jordan Parsons defeats Tim Bazer by KO (punches), Round 2 (0:04)
Julio Cesar Neves vs. Josh Arocho
Julio Cesar Neves defeats Josh Arocho by TKO (strikes), Round 2 (2:37)
Anthony Smith vs. Victor Moreno
Anthony Smith defeats Victor Moreno by submission (triangle choke), Round 2 (0:59)
Joe Vedepo vs. Ben Crowder
Joe Vedepo defeats Ben Crowder by verbal submission (injury), Round 1 (0:48)
Larue Burley vs. Cliff Wright Jr.
Larue Burley defeats Cliff Wright Jr. by Unanimous Decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-27)
Martin Brown vs. Jared Downing
Martin Brown defeats Jared Downing by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)