Bellator 188 took place on Thursday from the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel and was headlined by Noad Lahat scoring his twelfth career victory as he scored a decision victory against Jeremiah Labiano in a featherweight bout.
In the co-main event of the fight card, Haim Gozali scored his second victory in Bellator as he submitted Arsen Faitovich in 45-seconds in a welterweight bout.
TheMMAReport.com has put together post fight statistics from Thursday’s fight card.
- Noad Lahat is now 3-1 in Bellator and this is the first decision win for Lahat since defeating Niklas Backstrom at UFC Fight Night 69 in 2015.
- The submission victory by Haim Gozali at the 45-second mark of the opening round against Arsen Faitovich is now the 2nd fastest submission victory in Bellator welterweight division history.
- John Salter submitted Jason Radcliffe in the opening round and he now owns the record for most submission wins in Bellator middleweight division history.
- Denise Kielholtz scored her first win in mixed martial arts competition as she defeated Jessica Middleton by armbar submission in the opening round.
The complete Bellator 188: Lahat vs. Labiano results are below.
Main Card: (Spike)
Noad Lahat def. Jeremiah Labiano via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Haim Gozali def. Arsen Faitovich via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, :45
John Salter def. Jason Radcliffe via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:55
Denise Kielholtz def. Jessica Middleton via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:16
Preliminary Card: (Unaired)
Luiz Rocha def. Almog Shay via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Assaf Batan def. Mor Attias via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 4:08
Matan Levi def. Erik Sianov via majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Raz Bring def. Nadim Kablan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Moshe Ben Chimol def. Ivan Solomatov via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:00
Adam Keresh def. Roman Kushnir via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:00
Natanial Parisi def. Or Eliov via submission (anaconda choke) – Round 1, 3:45
Gad David Abisror vs. Alexander Trofimov – No Contest (accidental foul)
Alexander Nikulin def. Rami Abuhav via KO – Round 1, 1:57
Oron Kahlon def. Julian Maloku via submission (triangle) – Round 1, 2:08
Olga Rubin def. Joana Filipa via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:46
Shimon Gosh def. Francisco Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)