Melvin Manhoef added to his incredible list of highlight-reel knockouts, scoring a first round finish vs. Hisaki Kato in the main event of Bellator 146 Friday night.
The two KO artists went toe-to-toe from the opening bell on, but it was Manhoef who delivered best.
The event took place from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The main card aired live on Spike TV.
Brandon Girtz also scored a knockout, landing and finishing Derek Campos in just 37 seconds in the co-main event. The win avenged a previous loss to Campos for Girtz.
Other main card winners were Bubba Jenkins, Chidi Njokuani and Guilherme Viana.
The attendance was announced at 1,246 with a live gate of $91,095.
Complete results can be found below:
Melvin Manhoef def. Hisaki Kato via KO (strike) at 3:43 of Round 1
Brandon Girtz def. Derek Campos via KO (strike) at :37 of Round 1
Bubba Jenkins def. Jordan Parsons via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Chidi Njokuani def. Ricky Rainey via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Guilherme Viana def. Houston Alexander via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 5:00 of Round 2
Bubba McDaniel def. Kenyon Jackson via TKO (strikes) at 4:14 of Round 2
Codale Ford def. Justin Patterson via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:17 of Round 1
Klayton Mai def. Roshaun Jones via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:25 of Round 1
Chris Jones def. Treston Thomison via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Stephen Banaszak def. George Pacurariu via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:42 of Round 1
Francisco France def. Ben Reiter via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:08 of Round 2
Julia Budd def. Roberta Rovel via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Andre Santos def. Josh Neer via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Arlene Blencowe def. Gabby Holloway via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Alonzo Menifield def. Zach Rosol via KO (strike) at :38 of Round 1