Raufeon Stots, a friend of MMA Futures, earned himself a big win as Bellator MMA returned this past weekend.
Stots improved to 14-1 in his career with a third round submission victory over Cass Bell. The bout was part of the prelims that streamed live on Bellator’s YouTube channel.
Early in the final round, Stots locked up a rear-naked choke to hand Bell his first loss in six pro fights.
The card also featured Sergio Pettis scoring a decision over Ricky Bandejas in the main event.
Complete results are below:
Sergio Pettis (20-5) defeated Ricky Bandejas (13-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jason Jackson (12-4) defeated Jordan Mein (31-13) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jay Jay Wilson (6-0) defeated Tywan Claxton (6-2) via split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28)
Aaron Pico (6-3) defeated Solo Hatley, Jr. (8-3) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:10 of round one
Mark Lemminger (1-1) defeated Jake Smith (7-4) via TKO (strikes) at 4:46 of round two
Raufeon Stots (14-1) defeated Cass Bell (5-1) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:24 of round three
Ras Hylton (6-4) defeated Rudy Schaffroth (6-2, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)