Official Bellator “Salute the Troops” results

HONOLULU – Bellator and USO Present: Salute the Troops took place on Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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The event aired on Paramount and streamed on DAZN. Below you will find the complete and official results. 

The event was highlighted by a lightweight title fight between Brent Primus (8-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) and Michael Chandler (18-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA). Chandler set records and made history becoming a champion for the third time via unanimous decision with scores of 50-45, 50-45, 50-45.

In the co-main event, Javy Ayala (10-7-0) took on Frank Mir (18-11-0). Ayala won one of his biggest fights of his career when Frank Mir tapped out because of strikes in Round 2 at the 4:30 mark.

Official Bellator “Salute the Troops” results include:

MAIN CARD:

Michael Chandler def. Brent Primus via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) – to win lightweight title
Javy Ayala def. Frank Mir via submission (strikes) – Round 2, 4:30
A.J. McKee def. Daniel Crawford via submission (anaconda choke) – Round 1, 3:19
Juliana Velasquez def. Alejandra Lara via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Sam Sicilia def. Derek Campos via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

PRELIMINARY CARD

Nick Badis def. Paul Lopes via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:36
Toby Misech def. Edward Thommes via TKO (knee, punches) – Round 3, 2:25
Tywan Claxton def. Kaeo Meyer via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:56
Robson Gracie Jr. def. Brysen Bolohao via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:00
Chris Avila def. Brandon Pieper via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:44

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