Ryan Bader knocked out Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 214 Saturday night, finishing off the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix in impressive fashion.
Bader, the light heavyweight champion, added the heavyweight belt to his resume and the grand prix title all at the same time. The event took place from The Forum and aired live on Paramount Network.
In the co-main event, Henry Corrales knocked out Aaron Pico and in another main card bout, former WWE champion Jake “Jack Swagger” Hager submitted J.W. Kiser.
Complete results are below:
Ryan Bader def. Fedor Emelianenko via KO (strike) at :35 of Round 1 to become the Bellator heavyweight champion
Henry Corrales def. Aaron Pico via KO (strike) at 1:07 of Round 1
Jake Hager def. J.W. Kiser via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:09 of Round 1
Juan Archuleta def. Ricky Bandejas via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Adel Altamimi def. Brandon McMahan via submission (armbar) at 1:16 of Round 1
Thor Skancke def. Jesse Merritt via submission (north-south choke) at 4:26 of Round 1
Jesse Roberts def. AJ Agazarm via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Weber Almeida def. Odan Chinchilla via TKO (strike) at 3:04 of Round 1
Art Rivas def. Sean Johnson via TKO (strikes) at 4:30 of Round 1
Jay Jay Wilson def. Tyler Beneke via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:31 of Round 1
Ryan Lilley def. James Barnes via KO (head-kick) at 1:03 of Round 1
Craig Plaskett def. Ian Butler via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Desmond Torres def. Steve Ramirez via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 4:21 of Round 1