Bellator Results: Juan Archuleta Claims Bantamweight Title
For the first time in his career, Juan Archuleta is a champion in Bellator after besting Patchy Mix for the bantamweight title.
Juan Archuleta claimed the vacant Bellator bantamweight title with a decision victory over Patchy Mix Saturday night at Bellator 246.
Archuleta swept all three scorecards in the main event from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The main card aired live on Paramount Network and DAZN.
In the co-headliner, Neiman Gracie caught Jon Fitch with a second round heel-hook.
Liz Carmouche and Keoni Diggs were other main card winners – both via submission.
On Friday, Bellator 245 went down with Phil Davis claiming a split decision over Lyoto Machida.
Bellator 245 Results
- Phil Davis def. Lyoto Machida via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-29)
- Cat Zingano def. Gabrielle Holloway via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-26)
- Taylor Johnson def. Ed Ruth via submission (heel-hook) at :59 of Round 1
- Raymond Daniels vs. Peter Stanonik declared a no-contest
- Alex Polizzi def. Rafael Carvalho via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Leslie Smith def. Amanda Bell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Tyrell Fortune vs. Jack May declared a no-contest
- Keith Lee def. Vinicius Zani via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Bellator 246 Results
- Juan Archuleta def. Patchy Mix via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) to become Bellator bantamweight champion
- Neiman Gracie def. Jon Fitch via submission (heel hook) at 4:47 of Round 2
- Liz Carmouche def. DeAnna Bennett via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:17 of Round 3
- Keoni Diggs def. Derek Campos via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:59 of Round 3
- Daniel Madrid def. Pat Casey via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
- Ty Gwerder def. George Tokkos via TKO (strikes) at 1:05 of Round 3
- Davion Franklin def. Ras Hylton via unanimous technical decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)