Bellator 229 Results: Lorenz Larkin Gets By Andrey Koreshkov
In the main event live on Paramount Network, Lorenz Larkin pulled out a split decision against former champion Andrey Koreshkov.
Lorenz Larkin earned one of the biggest wins of his career, pulling out a split decision vs. Andrey Koreshkov in the main event of Bellator 229 Friday night.
Larkin, who improved to 21-7 in his career, bested the former Bellator champion in a welterweight contest that aired live on Paramount Network.
Goiti Yamauchi and Keri Melendez each added decision wins while Tony Johnson knocked out Joe Schilling to open the main card.
On the prelims, Anatoly Tokov, Joey Davis, Jordan Newman and Jay-Jay Wilson all had wins via finish.
Bellator 229: Koreshkov vs. Larkin Results
Lorenz Larkin (21-7, 1 NC) defeated Andrey Koreshkov (22-4) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Goiti Yamauchi (24-4) defeated Saad Awad (23-12) via submission (armbar) at 1:40 of round one
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Keri Taylor Melendez (4-0) defeated Mandy Polk (6-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Tony Johnson (8-2) defeated Joe Schilling (4-6) via KO (punches) at 2:07 of round three
Salim Mukhidinov (7-3) defeated Adel Altamimi (8-6) via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Anatoly Tokov (29-2) defeated Hracho Darpinyan (17-9-2) via TKO at 4:38 of round two
Derek Anderson (16-3, 1 NC) defeated Guilherme “Bomba” (10-6) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joey Davis (6-0) defeated Jeff Peterson (10-8) via KO (flying knee) at 1:00 of round one
Johnny Eblen (6-0) defeated Mauricio Alonso (13-8, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Vladimir Tokov (5-0) defeated Brandon Hastings (6-4) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Jordan Newman (2-0) defeated Riley Miller (0-1) via TKO at 4:28 of round one
Kelvin Gentapanan (1-0) defeated Sunni Imhotep (2-0) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jay-Jay Wilson (4-0) defeated Jorge Juarez (4-2) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:33 of round one