The former light heavyweight champions met back in competition from them UFC 163 The main event of Bellator 245 seven years ago took place Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Con. Davis made a unanimous decision, which was embroiled in controversy at the first meeting.
After spending another 15 minutes together, Davis led the way in another intimate affair.
Both warriors were very careful at the start as they each scored with single leg and body kicks. Davis made a neat head kick around the half point point of the round that Machida ate, and then answered with his own. The kicking exchange continued throughout the round, with Davis using a variety of feats to establish his wrestling in later rounds.
Davis started the second round with a hard kick to the body. “Mr Wonderful” also reaches Machida’s legs, almost trying to beat the former UFC champion in his own game. , Slipped by Machida.Davis grabs Machida’s body kick and almost gets fired at the end of the round.Machida is clearly away with a fence grip or two.
The pace did not change much to start the final stanza. Davis and Machida both scored with hard leg kicks. With just three minutes to go, Machida got into the clean one-to-two combination, then left-handed. After Davis landed on the right hand, Machida took a leg kick, to which Davis responded. Last minute of the fight and Machida counters the Davis leg kick with the big right hand. Another hard leg kick made by Machida was picked up at the moment. High kick land by Machida before the last hour.
Eventually, Davis improved to 2-0 in the series through a split decision.
Cat tables The first Warrior survived with the last fear of winning
She made her long-awaited Warrior debut as Kat Gingano at the co-lead event Gabriel Holloway. In the opening round the two ladies exchanged big shots early on. Jingano was able to take a hard takedown for just over a minute to get going and spent the rest of the round on top.
After another big round in the second for Gingano, Holloway turned the tide in the third round. After Gingano landed at the initial retreat, Holloway returned to her feet, and then finished in his full mount position, hurrying back up the elbows before wiping Gingano off. Holloway tried to get back on her feet one last time, but Gingano pulled her back, pulled her back, and lowered the barrage of strikes until Bell’s last toll.
Gingano scored 30-26, 29-27.
The most popular opportunity Ed Ruth Returned to the middleweight division for the first time in almost three years, but Taylor Johnson Ruth was not given a hearty welcome by submitting through the leg lock within a minute.
Middle main card opener Raymond Daniels And Peter Stanonic The second match ended the night due to accidental groin attacks. Daniels kicks in a row below the belt as referee Jason Herzog pulls out of the fight.
Full check Warrior 245 Below are the results:
Phil Davis Def. Leoto Machida by partition decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Cat Gingano Def. Gabriel Holloway by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26 x2)
Taylor Johnson Def. By Ed Ruth Submission (Heel Hook) (R1, 0:59)
Raymond Daniels vs. Peter Stanonic No-Competition (two accidental shots to the groin) (R2, 1:00)
Tyrell Fortune vs. Jack May Announced no competition (accidental knee to groin) (R1, 2:42)