Bellator 130 Results & Highlights: Emanuel Newton Retains Title With Late Finish


Bellator 130 went down tonight (Fri., October 24, 2014) from the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas.

The event featured a light heavyweight title bout between Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. Newton held onto his title with a fifth round submission. Watch Newton choke out Vassell below (Gfycat):

Bobby Lashley looked to continue his run at heavyweight against Karl Etherington. The bout ended in odd fashion, as Etherington suddenly fell to the mat and tapped out to a subsequent onslaught of strikes. Check out the strange finish below (Gfycat):

Marloes Coenen also made her Bellator debut in the promotion’s all-new women’s featherweight division. Facing Annalisa Bucci, former Strikeforce champion Coenen earned a solid win with a third round submission by rear-naked choke. Watch her bounceback finish below (Gfycat):

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Kicking off the main card, Dave Jansen squared off with Olympic judoka Rick Hawn. Jansen utilized superior volume striking with a variety of kicks to take home a unanimous decision victory.

Bellator 130 Full Results:

Main Card:

Emanuel Newton def. Linton Vassell via R5 submission (rear-naked choke, 0:47)

Bobby Lashley def. Karl Etherington via submission (strikes, 1:31)

Marloes Coenen def. Annalisa Bucci via R3 submission (rear-naked choke, 0:57)

Dave Jansen def. Rick Hawn via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card:

Ricky Musgrave def. Joe Wilk via R1 TKO (2:45)

Marcio Navarro def. Cody Carrillo via R3 submission (strikes, 2:09)

Daniel Gallemore def. Gzim Selmani via R2TKO (4:33)

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Darrion Caldwell def. Anthony Dizy via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Aaron Derrow def. Nate Jolly via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Alex Huddleston def. Derek Bohi via R1 TKO (4:04)