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Bellator 214 Quick Results: Ryan Bader KOs Fedor, Jack Swagger Wins MMA Debut

January 26, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Bellator 214

Bellator MMA has a new heavyweight champion. Former UFC fighter Ryan Bader knocked out former Pride FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko in the first round to win the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix in the main event for tonight’s Bellator 214 event. Some quick results from tonight’s fight card from Bellator MMA are available below, along with some highlights, photos, and clips.

With the win, Ryan Bader now holds both the light heavyweight and heavyweight titles for Bellator MMA. The heavyweight tournament was for the formerly vacant heavyweight belt.

Also, as noted earlier, former WWE Superstar Jack Swagger (aka Jake Hager) won his MMA debut by submission in the first round.

Bellator 214 Paramount and DAZN Main Card:

Ryan Bader def. Fedor Emelianenko via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:35 – Heavyweight Grand Prix Final for heavyweight title
Jake Hager def. J.W. Kiser via submission (head-and-arm choke) – Round 1, 2:09
Juan Archuleta def. Ricky Bandejas via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Adel Altamimi def. Brandon McMahan via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:16

Online Prelims:

Thor Skancke def. Jesse Merrit via submission (north-south choke) – Round 1, 4:26
Jesse Roberts def. A.J. Agazarm via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Weber Almeida def. Odan Chinchilla via TKO (punch) – Round 1, 3:04
Art Rivas def. Sean Johnson via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:30
Jay Jay Wilson def. Tyler Beneke via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:31
Ryan Lilley def. James Barnes via knockout (head kick) – Round 1, 1:30
Craig Plaskett def. Ian Butler via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Desmond Torres def. Steve Ramirez via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:21