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Bellator 84 Results: New Heavyweight Champion Is Crowned

Bellator 84 did not go off without a hitch Friday night, as has become the norm for Bellator.

Co-main event fighters Marcin Held and Dave Jansen were forced off the card due to Held being just 20 years old. In Indiana, fighters must be 21 years of age to compete inside the cage.

The lightweight finale will now take place in 2013, as Held turns 21 in January.

In the main event, Alexander Volkov defeated Richard Hale to become the new Bellator heavyweight champion. The belt was vacated after Cole Konrad announced his retirement as champion earlier this year.

Below are complete results from the event:

BELLATOR 84

Main Card

Alexander Volkov def. Richard Hale via unanimous decision to become Bellator heavyweight champion

Daniel Vizcaya def. Jack Hermansson via split decision

Felice Herrig def. Patricia Vidonic unanimous decision

Louis Taylor def. Joe Vedepo via knockout (punch) in Round 1

Preliminary Card

Christian Uflacker def. Cliff Wright via unanimous decision

Jerald Williams def. Joey Diehl via unanimous decision

Anthony Gomez def. Anton Talamanates via submission at 3:30 of Round 1

Robert White def. Kenny Booker via unanimous decision

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