Julia Budd remained atop the Bellator female featherweight division Friday night, dealing Talita Nogueira her first career loss in the process.
Budd defended her title with a TKO victory in the main event of Bellator 202. The card took place from inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, with the main card airing live on Paramount Network.
In the co-main event, former UFC title challenger Michael McDonald knocked out ex-Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas in the first minute of the first round.
Complete results are below:
- Julia Budd (12-2) defeated Talita Nogueira (7-1) via TKO (punches) at 4:07 of round three to remain Bellator female featherweight champion
- Michael McDonald (19-4) defeated Eduardo Dantas (20-6) via KO (punches) at :58 of round one
- Chris Honeycutt (11-2, 1 NC) defeated Leo Leite (10-2) via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-25)
- Valentin Moldavsky (8-1) defeated Ernest James (1-1) via TKO (punches) at 4:03 of second round
- Daniel Carey (6-2) defeated Aaron Webb (2-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:54 of round two
- Will Morris (3-0) defeated Charles Williams (3-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25)
- Veta Arteaga (4-2) defeated Emily Ducote (6-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Yaroslav Amasov (20-0) defeated Gerald Harris (25-7) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
- Steve Kozola (9-2) defeated Ryan Walker (7-4) via KO (punches) at 1:45 of round one
- Rudy Schaffroth (5-0, 1 NC) defeated Jon Hill (12-7) via TKO (punches) at :42 of round one
- Tyler Ingram (2-0) defeated Fernando Gonzalez (3-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:13 of round two
- Nation Gibrick (2-0) defeated Luis Erives (0-1) via submission (heel hook) at 1:30 of round one