UFC 237, Bellator 221 Results: New Champions Crowned

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A pair of new champions were crowned this past weekend as Jessica Andrade became the UFC strawweight champion and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire added the Bellator featherweight title to his resume.

Andrade finished Rose Namajunas in the main event of UFC 237 with a vicious slam out of a submission attempt. The card also featured losses by former UFC champions Anderson Silva, Jose Aldo and BJ Penn.

At Bellator 221, Freire dropped Michael Chandler, with Douglas Lima advancing in the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix with a victory over Michael Page.

Complete results from both cards can be found below:

UFC 237

Jessica Andrade def. Rose Namajunas via KO (slam) at 2:58 of Round 2 to become the new UFC strawweight champion

Jared Cannonier def. Anderson Silva via TKO (strikes) at 4:47 of Round 1

Alexander Volkanovski def. Jose Aldo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Laureano Staropoli def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Irene Aldana def. Bethe Correia via submission (armbar) at 3:24 of Round 3

Ryan Spann def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira via KO (strike) at 2:07 of Round 1

Thiago Moises def. Kurt Holobaugh via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

Warlley Alves def. Sergio Moraes via KO (strike) at 4:13 of Round 3

Clay Guida def. BJ Penn via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

Luana Carolina def. Priscila Cachoeira via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)

Raoni Barcelos def. Carlos Huachin via TKO (strikes) at 4:49 of Round 2

Viviane Araujo def. Talita Bernardo via KO (strike) at :48 of Round 3

Bellator 221

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (28-4) defeated Michael Chandler (19-4) via KO (punches) at 1:01 of round one

Douglas Lima (31-7) defeated Michael “Venom” Page (14-1) via KO (punches) at :35 of round two

A.J. McKee (14-0) defeated Pat Curran (23-8) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Jake Hager (2-0) defated T.J. Jones (1-1) submission (head and arm choke) at 2:36 of round one

Tywan Claxton (5-0) defeated James Bennett (4-2) via TKO (punches) at 2:09 of round three

Cris Lencioni (5-2) defeated Adil Benjilany (5-2, 1 NC) via submission (triangle choke) at 4:55 of round one

Chris Gonzalez (2-0) defeated Charlie Radtke (2-2) via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Rob Fenicle (2-0) defeated Bryan Bautista (1-1) via submission (heel hook) at 1:42 of round one

Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu (10-4) defeated Adam Ward (18-12) via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)

Christian Rodriguez (1-0) defeated Jose Leon (0-1) via submission (armbar) at 4:39 of round one

Robert Morrow (29-24-1) defeated James Bochnovic (9-4) via KO (punches) at 1:18 of round one

Dave Latoria (0-0, 1 NC) and Jason Belyew (0-1, 1 NC) was ruled a no-contest due to an unintentional low blow

Jesse Bazzi (10-6) defeated Joey Diehl (12-10) via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)

Josh Streacker (6-2) defeated Scott Writz (2-1) via KO (punch) at 3:33 of round two