Bellator 200 took place on this past Friday night at The SSE Arena in London, England and was headlined by Gegard Mousasi claiming the Bellator middleweight title with a TKO victory over Rafael Carvalho in the opening round.
In the co-main event of the fight card, Michael Page remained undefeated in his career as he defeated former Bellator lightweight title challenger David Rickels by verbal submission in the opening minute of the second round.
TheMMAReport.com has put together post fight statistics from Friday’s fight card.
– Gegard Mousasi is the 5th middleweight champion in Bellator history and the victory over Rafael Carvalho marks his 24th career MMA win by TKO/KO.
– The defeat for Rafael Carvalho snaps his 15 fight winning streak.
– Michael Page is now tied with Ben Askren for the 2nd most wins (9) in Bellator welterweight division history.
– The TKO victory over David Rickels moves Michael Page into a tie with Brennan Ward and Andrey Koreshkov for the 3rd most TKO/KO wins in Bellator history.
– David Rickels is now 4-2, 2NC in his last eight fights and this mark his first defeat since losing to Michael Chandler in 2015.
– Aaron Chalmers is now 4-0 in his MMA career following his win against Ash Griffiths and all of his wins have come in the opening round.
– Ash Griffiths has now dropped five straight and is 2-7 after starting 2-0.
– Mike Shipman defeated Carl Noon by knockout in 11-seconds and this is the fastest victory in Bellator middleweight division history.
– Carl Noon has dropped two straight and this was his first fight in nearly 7 years.
– Kate Jackson is now 6-1-1 in her last eight fights following her decision win against Anastasia Yankova.
– The decision lost against Kate Jackson is the first career defeat for Anastasia Yankova.
– Phil Davis scored his 4th career TKO/KO win with a 3rd round victory against Linton Vassell and he now has the 3rd most wins in Bellator light heavyweight division history.
– Linton Vassell has dropped back to back fights by TKO/KO after winning three straight.
The complete Bellator 200: Carvalho vs. Mousasi results are below.
Main Card: (Paramount Network)
Gegard Mousasi def. Rafael Carvalho via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:35
Michael Page def. David Rickels via submission (verbal) – Round 2, 0:43
Aaron Chalmers def. Ash Griffiths via technical submission (standing guillotine choke) – Round 1, 1:54
Mike Shipman def. Carl Noon via KO (punches) – Round 1, 0:11
Kate Jackson def. Anastasia Yankova via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
Phil Davis def. Linton Vassell via KO (head kick) – Round 3, 1:05
Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com)
Jahreau Shepherd def. Marcin Zywica via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 1, 5:00
Walter Gahadza def. Kent Kauppinen via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:04
Amir Albazi def. Iurie Bejenari via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:21
Charlie Leary def. Tom Green via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:58
Charlie Ward def. Martin Hudson via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:23
Pedro Carvalho def. Daniel Crawford via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Anatoly Tokov def. Vladimir Filipovic via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 0:56
Costello van Steenis def. Kevin Fryer via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:27
Mike Ekundayo def. Tom Mearns via TKO (arm injury) – Round 2, 1:02