Bellator 134 entitled the “British Invasion” took place on Friday, February 27th at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The event featured American vs. British fighters and was headlined by a Bellator light heavyweight title bout between Emanuel Newton and Liam McGeary. In a back-and-forth battle, McGeary was able to take advantage of Newton on the feet and work off of his back in order to earn himself a unanimous decision victory and a Bellator strap.
Full Bellator 134 results below:
Liam McGeary def. (c) Emanuel Newton via unanimous decision (48-46, 48-47, 48-47)
“King” Mo Lawal def. Cheick Kongo via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Paul Daley def. Andre Santos via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Linton Vassell def. Rameau Sokoudjou via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:18
Brennan Ward def. Curtis Millender via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 1:37
Matt Bessette def. Josh Laberge via TKO (cut) – Round 2, 5:00
Raphael Butler def. Josh Diekmann via submission (guillotine) – Round 1, 1:04
Tamdan McCrory def. Jason Butcher via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:06
Neiman Gracie def. Bobby Flynn via submission (cross-faced crank) – Round 1, 2:36)
Blair Tugman def. Marvin Maldonado via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Dean Hancock def. Michael Mangan via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 1:33