Bellator 247 Results

Bellator 247 went down on Thursday night in the Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy. It was a really solid card, filled with finishes and only two decisions on the night. Let me take you through some of the highlights.

Main Card

In the main event former kickboxing star Denise Kielholtz dominated Kate Jackson in less that one minute.

The co-main event seen top prospect Norbert Novenyi Jr. come through an early scare of the feet at the start of the fight. He went on to secure a beautiful triangle choke over Laid Zerhouni in the very first round.

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SBG and Wexford man Brian Moore scored an emphatic victory over Simone D’Anna in the second round of their encounter. Moore was dropped with a punch from D’Anna but recovered well and finished with a phenomenal knockout. A masterful performance from “The Pikeman”.

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Chris Duncan opened up the main card with a stellar performance when he fought Iamik Furtado. Duncan put the squeeze on Furtado, hurting him on the feet and went on to finish the fight in round two. Duncan called out Kiefer Crosbie after the fight. Crosbie takes on Charlie Leary at Bellator Euro Series 9 on Saturday night.

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Prelims

Lewis Long picked up a win with a beautiful kneebar in the very first round.

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Undefeated Uros Jurisic put in a dominating performance and got the win on his Bellator debut by Rear Naked Choke in the first round over Walter Gahadza.

Blaine O’Driscoll got the job done quite impressively in his flyweight bout. He locked in a Rear Naked Choke and got the tap from Salah Elkas making it two wins out of two for SBG on the night.

The first bout of the evening saw an unusual submission. Monika Tochlikova caught Jade Jorand in an scorpion crunch. Something you don’t see every day.

Here are the full results for Bellator 247:

Denise Kielholtz def. Kate Jackson via KO (punches) – Round 1, 0:43

Norbert Novenyi Jr. def. Laid Zerhouni via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:36

Brian Moore def. Simone D’Anna via KO (punch) – Round 2, 3:55

Chris Duncan def. Iamik Furtado via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 3:58

Lewis Long def. Gianni Melillo via submission (kneebar) – Round 1, 2:24

Mandy Bohm def. Griet Eeckhout via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Uros Jurisic def. Walter Gahadza via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:07

Kosti Gnusariev def. Kywan Gracie via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Lee Chadwick def. Ederson Cristian Macedo via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:28

Blaine O’Driscoll def. Salah Elkas via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:26

Monika Tochlikova def. Jade Jorand via submission (scorpion crunch) – Round 2, 3:50

Ian O'Neill is a Kilkenny man living in Canada. You can catch him on Twitter most of the time talking all things MMA. Follow me on Twitter and on Instagram @ioneillmma.