Monday, May 23, 2022

Bellator 163 Results — Phil Davis Wins Light Heavyweight Title

At the Bellator 163 event on Friday evening, a new Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Champion was crowned.

Former UFC contender Phil Davis defeated Liam McGeary in the main event of Friday’s fight card, which went down at The Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut and aired live on Spike TV.

With the victory, “Mr. Wonderful” improved to a perfect 4-0 under the Bellator MMA banner. Additionally, Davis became the undisputed Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion by handing McGeary his first professional MMA loss via unanimous decision after five rounds. The judges scored the bout 50-43, 50-44 and 50-45, all in favor of Davis.

Below are complete quick-match results of Friday night’s Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis event:

Bellator 163 Main Card (Spike TV at 9pm ET.)

– Phil Davis def. Liam McGeary via unanimous decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-45)
– Brennan Ward def. Saad Awad via TKO (punches) at 1:21 of R1.
– Neiman Gracie def. Rudy Bears via submission (armbar) at 4:39 of R1
– Javy Ayala def. Sergei Kharitonov via KO (punch) at :16 of R1

Bellator 163 Preliminary Card (Spike.com at 7pm ET.)

– Ed Ruth def. Dustin Collins-Miles via TKO (strikes) at 3:19 of R1
– Tyrell Fortune def. Cody Miskell via TKO (strikes) at 2:22 of R1
– Tyler King def. Josh Diekmann via submission (RNC) at 1:19 of R2
– Tim Caron def. Steve Skrzat via TKO (strikes) at 1:22 of R2
– Carlos Correia def. Ilya Kotau via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
– Hannah Regina def. Sarah Payant via submission (arm bar) at 4:51 of R1
– Blair Tugman def. Walter Smith-Cotito via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
– Vinicius de Jesus def. James Boran via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:55 of R2

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