FINAL UPDATE: The Bellator 225 results are in. In the main event, Sergei Kharitonov stopped Matt Mitrione via TKO.
UPDATE # 1: Javy Ayala has been pulled from his bout with Vitaly Minakov. He’s been replaced by Timothy Johnson. Report first surfaced via David McGrath.
The time has arrived for Bellator 225.
The card will take place tonight (Aug. 24) inside the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The main card will air live at 9 p.m. ET on Paramount Network and DAZN. Peep the Bellator 225 weigh-in results here.
In the main event of Bellator 225, heavyweights Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov will collide in a rematch. The co-main event will also see heavyweight action as former Bellator heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov goes one-on-one with Javy Ayala. Alejandra Lara is set to collide with Taylor Turner. We’ll get to see David Rickels take on Yaroslav Amosov. The main card opens with Tyrell Fortune vs. Rudy Schaffroth.
The preliminary portion of Bellator 225 will begin at 5:45 p.m. ET and you can watch a live stream of the action above.
Keep refreshing this page for updated results below:
Main Card (Paramount Network/DAZN)
- Sergei Kharitonov def. Matt Mitrione via TKO (strikes) – R2, 1:24
- Vitaly Minakov def. Timothy Johnson via KO (punches) – R1, 1:45
- Alejandra Lara def. Taylor Turner via TKO (punches) – R1, 3:44
- Yaroslav Amosov def. David Rickels via submission (D’Arce choke) – R2, 4:05
- Tyrell Fortune def. Rudy Schaffroth via submission (rear-naked choke) – R2, 2:08
Prelims (MMA News)
- Khonry Gracie def. Oscar Vera via submission (armbar) – R1, 2:50
- Aviv Gozali def. Eduard Muravitskiy via submission (heel hook) – R1, 0:11
- Sabah Homasi def. Micah Terrill via KO (punch) – R1, 0:17
- Austin Vanderford def. Joseph Creer via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – R2, 5:00
- Ricky Bandejas def. Ahmet Kayretli via KO (punches) – R1, 1:21
- Chris Disonell def. Mike Kimbel via TKO (punches) – R1, 4:54
- Nick Newell def. Corey Browning via submission (arm triangle) – R1, 3:15
- Connor Dixon def. Kastriot Xhema via submission (armbar) – R3, 2:08
- Jon Manley def. Thiago Rela via submission (rear-naked choke) – R3, 4:47