Bellator 209 took place on Thursday at Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv. Below you will find the complete and official results.
In the main event, Patricio Freire (28-4 MMA, 16-4 BMMA) successfully defended his title for the second time when he took on Emmanuel Sanchez (17-4 MMA, 9-3 BMMA) defeating him by unanimous decision. Patricio Freire and Emmanuel Sanchez were both hospitalized after the fight.
In the co-main evvent, Ryan Couture (12-6 MMA, 4-3 BMMA) was able to ruined the father-son moment when he took on Haim Gozali (8-6 MMA, 2-3 BMMA). Gozali fought hours after his son, Aviv Gozali when he scored a first-round submission victory by armbar. He was hoping to win to keep the family win streak alive. Couture was able to get the better of the grappling during the fight and at one point he even hurt Gozali on the feet. At the end, Couture wins with a unanimous-decision victory.
Complete Bellator 209 Main Card Results:
Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (28-4) defeated Emmanuel Sanchez (17-4) via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46)
Ryan Couture (12-6) defeated Haim Gozali (8-6) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-27)
Vadim Nemkov (10-2) defeated Phil Davis (19-5) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Olga Rubin (5-0) defeated Cindy Dandois (12-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 29-27)
Adam Keresh (3-0) defeated Kirill Sidelnikov (11-6) via KO (strikes) at 1:12 of round one
Khonry Gracie (1-1) defeated Ron Becker (2-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Aviv Gozali (1-0) defeated Anton Lazebnov (0-1) via submission (armbar) at 4:27 of round one
Jamil Ibragimov (2-0) defeated Jackie Gosh (7-2) via TKO (strikes) at 1:37 of round one
Sidemar Honorio (13-6) defeated Liudvik Sholinian (3-1-1) via unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
Denis Palancica (7-0) defeated Kirill Medvedovsky (11-6) via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Viktoria Makarova (1-0) defeated Yulia Sachkov (0-2) via TKO (strikes) at 2:44 of round one
Andrei Barbarosa (6-6) defeated Honor Kelesh (3-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Christos Nicolaou (2-1) defeated Fadi Haiyadre (0-1) via TKO (strikes) at 4:48 of round one
Shimon Smotritsky (5-0) defeated Matan Levi (3-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Itsik Rubinov (2-0) defeated Ion Pop (8-12-1) via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Nika Ben Tuashy (1-0) defeated Nisim Rozalis (0-1) via KO (strikes) at :47 of round one