Ramazan Kuramagomedov Crowned New Bellator Welterweight Champion at Dublin Event

At the 3Arena in Dublin, a fresh face was crowned king as Ramazan Kuramagomedov (13-0) toppled Jason Jackson (18-5) in a grueling five-round showdown to clinch the Bellator Welterweight World Championship. After the final bell, emotions poured out from Kuramagomedov, who fulfilled his lifelong ambition to hoist the championship belt, sealing the deal with a hard-earned unanimous decision win.

The co-main spectacle had the Irish fans roaring as Derry’s own Paul Hughes (12-1) made a smashing entrance into the Bellator Champions Series. Hughes crushed Bobby King (12-7) with ferocious ground and pound, stopping him dead in his tracks in the second round. Clearly, Hughes isn’t just another fighter; he’s a rising star with a bright future.

Down under, Australia’s Arlene Blencowe (16-10) brought a sudden silence over the crowd by knocking down Sinead Kavanagh (9-7) and locking in a guillotine choke that left no room for escape. The fierce exchange of blows in the first round set the stage, but it was Blencowe’s strategic right hand and swift submission in the second that sealed the deal.

The evening was packed with more action as Dalton Rosta (9-1) edged out Norbert Novenyi (7-1) in a thrilling three-round middleweight clash. Despite being hammered with heavy elbows, Rosta’s unyielding spirit in the final round earned him a majority decision victory, much to the delight of the audience.

Kicking off the main card, Darragh Kelly (6-0) kept his undefeated streak alive and thrilled the local crowd by submitting Mathias Poiron (7-2) with a tight guillotine, sending a loud message to the Lightweight division.

Bellator Champions Series Dublin Main Card Results:

Ramazan Kuramagomedov (13-0)  defeated Jason Jackson (18-5) via unanimous decision to become the new Bellator Welterweight World Champion

Paul Hughes (12-1) defeated Bobby King (12-7) via second round TKO at 4:50

Arlene Blencowe (16-10) defeated Sinead Kavanagh (9-7) via second round guillotine at 3:02

Dalton Rosta (9-1) defeated Norbert Novenyi (7-1) via majority decision

Darragh Kelly (6-0) defeated Mathias Poiron (7-2) via first round guillotine at 1:29

Preliminary Card Results:

Kasum Kasumov (16-1) defeated Matheus Mattos (14-3-1) via unanimous decision

Nathan Kelly (11-2) defeated Jose Sanchez (13-3-1) via first round front naked choke at 3:42

Khasan Magomedsharipov (10-0) defeated Tyler Mathison (6-4) via unanimous decision

Sarvarjon Khamidov (16-0) defeated Marcirley Alves (12-4) via unanimous decision

Shinobu Ota (7-3) defeated Roger Blanque (5-6) via first round north south choke at 2:18

Michelle Montague defeated Karolina Sobek via first round read naked choke at 2:41

Nate Kelly defeated Paul Nolan via first round tap arm bar at 1:49


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