Bellator 249 Results: Cris Cyborg gets a dominant submission win in the main event

LockerRoom Team
17 October 2020

Bellator 249 is in the books and saw Cris Cyborg make the first successful title defense of her Bellator Featherweight title. Cyborg got a dominant win over Arlene Blencowe in the main event and submitted her opponent with a second-round rear-naked choke which in turn also gave her a first career submission victory.

Cyborg was dominant throughout the fight and bloodied up Blencowe before finishing with the choke. Elsewhere, in the co-main event, Leandro Higo got the better of Ricky Bandejas and went home with a second-round submission via Rear-Naked Choke.

Steve Mowry and Andrew Kapel also got stoppage wins in their respective fights when the fight between Saad Awad and Mandel Nallo was declared no-contest after first-round groin strikes. You can check out the complete results from the event below.

Bellator 249 Full Results:

  • Cris Cyborg def. Arlene Blencowe via Second-Round submission (RNC)
  • Leandro Higo def. Ricky Bandejas via submission Second Round (RNC)
  • Steve Mowry def. Shawn Teed via First-Round TKO (strikes)
  • Saad Awad vs. Mandel Nallo is declared a no-contest (groin strike in first round)
  • Andrew Kapel def. Joseph Creer via Second Round TKO (cut)
  • Kemran Lachinov def. Kyle Crutchmer via unanimous decision
  • Christian Edwards def. Hamza Salim via Second Round Submission (RNC)
  • Da’mon Blackshear def. Mike Kimbel via Second-Round submission (RNC)
  • Aviv Gozali def. Logan Neal via First-Round submission (kimura)
  • Albert Gonzales def. Kastroit Xhema via Second Round TKO

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