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Bellator 278 Results: Liz Carmouche Finally Climbs To Top Of Mountain

Liz Carmouche finally achieved her world title, winning the Bellator belt Friday night over Juliana Velasquez at Bellator 278.

Liz Carmouche finally achieved greatness at Bellator 278 Friday night.

In the main event live on Showtime, Carmouche handed Juliana Velasquez her first loss and became Bellator flyweight champion. 

The bout was called as Carmouche hammered down shots. Velasquez appealed immediately after, but the decision stood tall.

In the co-main event, Enrique Barzola bested Nikita Mikhailov, while Danny Sabatello topped Jornel Lugo. 

Grant Neal and Manny Muro were other main card winners.

Bellator continues from Hawaii Saturday night with Bellator 279. Cris Cyborg defends her title in the main event.

Bellator 278 Results

#2-Liz Carmouche (16-7) defeated C-Juliana Velasquez (12-1) via KO (elbows) at 4:47 of round four

Enrique Barzola (18-5-2) defeated Nikita Mikhailov (9-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Danny Sabatello (11-1) defeated #9-Jornel Lugo (8-1) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Grant Neal (7-1) defeated Christian Edwards (5-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Manny Muro (13-7) defeated Nate Andrews (16-5) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Weber Almeida (6-1) defeated Fabricio Franco (8-5) TKO (leg kick) at 3:01 of round one

Dante Schiro (9-3) defeated Scotty Hao (170) via TKO (strikes) at 1:03 of round three

Blake Perry (1-0) defeated Makoa Cooper (1-1) via submission (anaconda choke) at 4:14 of round two

 

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