FIGHT! Facts & Rankings: Bellator 25
(Frausto attacks Pene. Photo by Keith Mills.)
Bellator logged more fights in its heavyweight and women’s flyweight tournaments last night – below you’ll find full results along with analysis of the impact the fights had on FIGHT! Magazine’s MMA Rankings. Check back later today for a full gallery of Keith Mills’ best shots.
Zoila Frausto def. Jessica Pene by unanimous decision.
Dan Hornbuckle def. Brad Blackburn by unanimous decision.
Damian Grabowski def. Scott Barrett by unanimous decision.
Cole Konrad def. Rogent Lloret by unanimous decision.
Torrance Taylor def. Shonie Carter by unanimous decision.
Kenny Robertson def. John Kolosci by submission (keylock) at 2:41 of Round 2.
Brian Gassaway def. Kevin Knabjian by unanimous decision.
Eric Kriegermeier def. Keoki Cypriano by submission (triangle choke) at 3:16 of Round 1.
Only two fighters on the Bellator 25 card were ranked going into the night but five more found their way into our rankings when all the bouts were in the books with most of the action taking place at welterweight.
Dan Horbuckle moved from #55 to #52 in our Welterweight Rankings following his decision win over UFC vet Brad Blackburn, who fell from #81 to #90 with the loss. Brian Gassaway enters our rankings a #86 with a win over Kevin Knabjian, who enters our rankings at #106. UFC vet Shonie Carter enters our rankings at #104 after his loss to unranked Torrance Taylor, and TUF-vet John Kolosci enters our rankings at #107 after beng submitted by unranked Kenny Robertson.
Heavyweight prospect and former NCAA wrestling champion Cole Konrad enters our Heavyweight Rankings at #47 after beating unranked Scott Barrett.