Bellator 219 star David Rickels is known to dress up as a caveman for the entrances of his fights. Well, in his most recent fight, he dressed up as WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin for his entrance.
The MMA Veteran took A.J. Matthews on the undercard portion of the event that saw Rickels win by second-round TKO. After the fight, he hit Austin’s finisher, the Stone Cold Stunner.
Bellator 219 took place on March 29, 2019, at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. Saad Awad vs. Brandon Girtz in a lightweight bout headlined this show. Here are the results:
Main Card (Paramount at 9 p.m. ET)
Brandon Girtz def. Saad Awad by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).
Daniel Straus def. Shane Kruchten by submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:53 of round one.
Andrey Koreshkov def. Mike Jasper by unanimous decision (30-27 x3).
Joe Schilling def. Keith Berry by unanimous decision (30-26 x3).
Under Card (Online at 8 p.m. ET)
Joey Davis def. Marcus Anthony by KO at 4:21 of round one.
Dalton Rosta def. Cody Vidal by TKO at 1:06 of round one.
Shawn Bunch def. Dominic Mazzotta by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
David Rickels def. A.J. Matthews by TKO at 3:24 or round two.
Janay Harding def. Marina Mokhnatkina via unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 29-27)
Darren Smith Jr. def. Joshua Jones via first-round KO (0:34)
John Mercurio def. Johnny Cisneros via majority decision (28-28, 29-28 x2)
Rickey Furar def. Roman Puga via second-round TKO (doctor stoppage)
David Pacheco vs. Kelvin Gentapanan
Sunni Imhotep def. Eugene Correa via first-round KO (0:44)