Bellator MMA is at the historic Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, for Bellator 180 on Spike TV and Bellator NYC on pay per view.
The Spike TV portion of the event is headlined by Ryan Bader challenging Phil Davis for the Bellator Light Heavyweight title. This is a rematch from a 2015 split decision, that saw Bader walk away victorious.
The PPV card features the Lightweight & Welterweight titles on the line. Plus the Bellator debut of Heavyweight Legend Fedor Emelianenko. The main event is the long awaited grudge match between Chael Sonnen & Wanderlei Silva.
Pay Per View (Bellator NYC)
LHW: Chael Sonnen def. Wanderlei Silva by (30-26, 30-27 x2) by unanimous decision
WW: Neumann Gracie def. Dave Marfone by submission (rear naked choke) 2:27 R2
HW: Matt Mitrione def. Fedor Emelianenko by TKO (punches) 1:14 R1
LW Title: (NC) Brent Primus def. Brent Primus by TKO (left leg injury) 2:22 R1
LW: Zach Freeman def. Aaron Pico by submission (guillotine choke) 0:24 R1
WW Title: (C) Douglas Lima def. Lorenz Larkin by (50-45, 48-47 x2) unanimous decision
Spike TV (Bellator 180)
LHW Title: (NC) Ryan Bader def. Phil Davis by (49-46, 47-48, 49-46) split decision
FW: James Gallagher def. Chinzo Machida by submission (rear naked choke) 2:22 R1
WFlyW: Heather Hardy def. Alive Yauger by TKO (strikes) 4:47 R3
WW: Ryan Couture def. Haim Gozali by (30-26, 30-27 x2) unanimous decision
158: Anthony Giacchina def. Jerome Mickel by submission (rear naked choke) 3:40 R3
LW: Bradley Desir def. Nate Grebb by KO (punches) 2:54 R1
138: Matt Rizzo def. Sergio da Silva by submission (arm-triangle choke) 3:48 R3
WW: Hugh McKenna def. John Salgado by submission (kimura) 4:06 R1