Koreshkov defeats Jasper on points (video)
Former Bellator welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov defeated Michael Jasper at the Bellator 219 show.
The first round was completely for Koreshkov. The Russian confidently beat his rival up from the middle and long range, and also controlled the net. The pace did not change in the second five minutes. Toward the end of the round Jasper was hurt at feet and showed a good work on the ground. The Russian continued to dominate in the final five-minute, spending four successful takedowns.
Judges unanimously gave victory to Koreshkov: 29-28, 30-27, 29-28.