Gegard Mousasi earned a victory in his debut with Bellator Friday night, besting former champion Alexander Shlemenko
Mousasi-Shlemenko served as the main event for Bellator 185, airing live on Spike from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Mousasi improved to 43-6-2 in his career with the decision, claiming two of the three rounds on all three cards.
Neiman Gracie remained unbeaten, submitting Zak Bucia with a neck-crank in the second round.
Kristina Williams scored an upset in her pro debut, finishing former boxing champion Heather Hardy via doctor’s stoppage. Also, Lisa Blaine defeated Ana Julaton and Ryan Quinn topped Marcus Surin in the other main card bouts.
Complete results are below:
Gegard Mousasi (43-6-2) defeated Alexander Shlemenko (56-10, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Neiman Gracie (7-0) defeated Zak Bucia (18-9) via submission (neck crank) at 2:27 of round two
Kristina Williams (1-0) defeated Heather Hardy (1-1) via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 2:00 of round two
Ryan Quinn (14-7) defeated Marcus Surin (4-1) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Lisa Blaine (2-0) defeated Ana Julaton (2-3) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
John Lopez (6-4) defeated Billy Giovanella (9-5) via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Kevin Carrier (1-0) defeated Jose Antonio Perez (0-1) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Vovka Clay (4-2) defeated Frank Sforza (6-1) via submission (guillotine) at 1:17 of round two
Don Shainis (4-1) defeated Matthew Denning (5-7) via TKO (strikes) at 4:50 of round one
Jordan Young (7-0) defeated Alec Hooben (5-4) via submission (triangle choke) at 2:44 of round one
Costello van Steenis (9-1) defeated Steve Skrzat (8-10) via submission (strikes) at 2:52 of round one
Joaquin Buckley (8-1) defeated Vinicius de Jesus (5-2) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Pete Rogers (3-4) defeated Timothy Wheeler (1-5) via submission (guillotine) at :37 of round one
Dean Hancock (3-1) defeated John Beneduce (2-2) via TKO (strikes) at 3:38 of round one