John Salter scored a submission victory over Chidi Njokuani in the first round of Bellator 210 Friday night.
The bout served as the main event from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma and aired live on Paramount Network.
Also earning main card wins were David Rickels, Kristina Willimas and Juan Archuleta.
The prelims featured some upsets, as Goiti Yamauchi topped Daniel Weichel, Costello van Steenis bested Chris Honeycutt and Shawn Bunch stopped Joe Warren in the first round.
Bellator 210 Results
John Salter def. Chidi Njokuani via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:30 of Round 1
David Rickels def. Guilherme Vasconcelos via unanimous decision
Kristina Williams def. Bruna Ellen via unanimous decision
Juan Archuleta def. Jeremy Spoon via unanimous decision
Costello van Steenis def. Chris Honeycutt via split decision
Jordan Young def. Anthony Ruiz via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:48 of Round 1
Goiti Yamauchi def. Daniel Weichel by split decision
Joe Schilling def. Will Morris via TKO (corner retirement) at 5:00 of Round 1
Shawn Bunch def. Joe Warren via TKO (strikes) at 1:42 of Round 1
Mike Shipman def. Scott Futrell by submission (D’Arce choke) at 2:58 of Round 1
Noad Lahat def. Brian Moore by unanimous decision