On Saturday, Dec. 9, Bellator Kickboxing hosted its eightth event from the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy. The event immediately followed Bellator 190 from the same venue.

In the night’s main event, welterweight champion Raymond Daniels met Giannis Boukis in a non-title affair.

Also on the card, top-10 middleweight Joe Schilling took on Filip Verlinden, Australia’s John Wayne Parr clashed with Piergiulio Paolucci, featherweight champion Kevin Ross faced Hamza Imane in another non-title affair, and former GLORY champion Gabriel Varga battled Roberto Gheorghita.

The event aired on tape-delay on Spike TV at 10 p.m. ET.

Raymond Daniels def. Giannis Boukis by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Joe Schilling def. Filip Verlinden by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
John Wayne Parr def. Piergiulio Paolucci by TKO. Round 3, 2:32
Hamza Imane def. Kevin Ross by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Gabriel Varga def. Roberto Gheorghita by TKO. Round 2, 2:49

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