Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, hosts Bellator 185, headlined by the promotional debut of Gegard “Dreamcatcher” Mousasi taking on Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko.
Mousasi a former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight champion, who signed with Bellator MMA as a free agent after a 12 fight stint, in which he went 9-3. Mousasi is currently on a 5 fight win streak with 4 straight knockouts. Shelmenko the former Bellator Middleweight champion.
Shelmenko the former Bellator Middleweight champion has won his last 6 fights on record. The well-rounded Russian heads into his 66th MMA contest with 31 of his 40 finishes by knock out.
Spike TV Main Card
MW: Gegard Mousasi def. Alexander Shlemenko by (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
WW: Neiman Gracie def. Zach Bucia by submission (neck crank) 2:27 R2
WFlyW: Kristina Williams def. Heather Hardy by TKO (dr. stoppage/ busted nose) 2:00 R2
LW: Ryan Quinn def. Marcus Surin (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
LW: John Beneduce vs. Dean Hancock
WFlyW: Lisa Blaine def. Ana Julaton by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) split decision
LW: Kevin Carrier def. Jose Antonio Perez by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
150: Vovka Clay def. Frank Sforza by submission (guillotine choke) 1:17 R2
150: Don Shainis def. Matt Denning by TKO (punches) 4:50 R1
195: Jordan Young def. Alec Hooben vby submission (triangle choke) 2:44 R21
MW: Costello Van Steenis def. Steve Skrzat by submission (elbows strikes) 2:52 R1
WW: Joaquin Buckley def. Vinicius de Jesus by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) split decision