Bellator 195 place on Friday night at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma and was headlined by Darrion Caldwell retaining the Bellator bantamweight title with a submission victory in the opening round against Leandro Higo,
In the co-main event of the fight card, Joe Taimanglo scored his seventh victory inside the Bellator cage as he scored a split decision victory against former Bellator featherweight and bantamweight champion Joe Warren.
Also on the main card, Kristina Williams improved to 2-0 in her career with a split decision victory over Emily Ducote and Juan Archuleta won his Bellator debut with a decision win over William Joplin.
TheMMAReport.com has put together post fight statistics from Friday’s fight card.
Caldwell is now tied with Zach Makovsky and Marcos Galvao for the 3rd most wins in Bellator bantamweight division history.
Caldwell now owns the Bellator bantamweight division record for most submission wins and he’s tied with multiple fighters for the 2nd most submission wins in Bellator history.
The victory over Warren marked the 5th win by Taimanglo in Bellator bantamweight competition and he’s now tied with multiple fighters for the 4th most wins in divisional history.
Bellator 195 was the 19th fight for Warren in Bellator and this is tied with multiple fighters for the most fights in Bellator history.
Warren joins Pat Curran as the only two fighters in Bellator history with over four hours of total fight time in the promotion.
Archuleta becomes the first fighter in Bellator history to win a fight with a score of 30-23 on one of the judges scorecards.
The complete Bellator 195: Caldwell vs. Higo results are below.
Main Card: (Paramount Network)
Darrion Caldwell def. Leandro Higo via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 2:36
Joe Taimanglo def. Joe Warren via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Kristina Williams def. Emily Ducote via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Juan Archuleta def. William Joplin via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-24, 30-23)
Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com)
Aaron Webb def. Thomas Lopez via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:11
Kevin Holland def. Teagan Dooley via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:59
Daniel Carey def. Cris Williams via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Romero Cotton def. Justin Reeser via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:35
Fernando Gonzalez def. Armando Servin via submission (arm-bar) – Round 1, 2:24
Justin Patterson def. Brian Grinnell via TKO (knee to body) – Round 1, 4:49
Ky Bennett def. Morgan Solis via submission (Americana) – Round 2, 3:37