Saturday, June 12, 2021

Bellator 243 Results: Michael Chandler Knocks Out Benson Henderson

UPDATE: The Bellator 243 results are in. Michael Chandler knocked out Benson Henderson in the first round.

The time has arrived for Bellator 243.

The card will take place tonight (Aug. 7) inside the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. There will be no fans in attendance. The main card will air live at 10 p.m. ET on Paramount Network and DAZN. Peep the Bellator 243 weigh-in results here.

In the main event of Bellator 243, lightweights Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson will collide a second time. Back in Nov. 2016, Chandler earned a split decision victory over Henderson. The co-headliner features a heavyweight bout between Timothy Johnson and Matt Mitrione.

Also set for the main card is a lightweight tilt between Myles Jury and Georgi Karakhanyan. Opening up the main card will be a 175-pound catchweight bout between Sabah Homasi and Curtis Millender.

The preliminary portion of Bellator 243 will begin at 7:15 p.m. ET and you can watch a live stream of the action above.

Keep refreshing this page for updated Bellator 243 results below:

Main Card (Paramount Network/DAZN)

  • Michael Chandler def. Benson Henderson via KO (punches) – R1, 2:09
  • Timothy Johnson def. Matt Mitrione via TKO (punches) – R1, 3:14
  • Myles Jury def. Georgi Karakhanyan via split decision (27-30, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Sabah Homasi def. Curtis Millender via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Prelims (MMA News)

  • Adam Borics def. Mike Hamel via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Cris Lencioni def. A.J. Azazarm via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Valerie Loureda def. Tara Graff via KO (punches) – R2, 5:00
  • Grant Neal def. Hamza Salim via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-24)
  • Charlie Campbell def. Nainoa Dung via TKO (leg kicks) – R2, 1:42
  • Dalton Rosta def. Mark Garnder via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – R1, 5:00