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Bellator 153 Post Fight Statistics: Evangelista Santos records fastest submission in Bellator welterweight history

Bellator 153 took place on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and was headlined by Andrey Koreshkov retaining the Bellator welterweight title with a decision victory over former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson

Along with Koreshkov retaining the Bellator welterweight title in the main event, the co-main event saw former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire scored his ninth career win by submission as he used a guillotine choke to defeat Henry Corrales.

TheMMAReport.com has put together post fight statistics from the fight card and are available below.

  • Koreshkov now has the most wins in Bellator welterweight division history and is tied for the 3rd most overall wins in Bellator history.
  • Henderson is now 4-4 in his last eight fights.
  • Pitbull is now tied with David Rickels for the most fights in Bellator history and has the most wins in Bellator history.
  • Pitbull is tied with multiple fighters for the most submission wins in Bellator featherweight division history.
  • Evangelista Santos¬†defeated Brennan Ward by submission in 30 seconds and this is the fastest submission in Bellator welterweight division history.
  • Brent Primus scored a split decision win against¬†Gleristone Santos and he is now tied for the 6th most wins in Bellator lightweight division history.
  • Michael Page submitted Jeremie Holloway in the first round and he is now tied for the 4th most wins in Bellator welterweight division history.