Lorenz Larkin (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

Bellator 193 Results: Larkin Too Much For Gonzalez, Earns Decision Win

Rob Tatum Assistant Editor

On Friday, Jan. 26, Bellator MMA hosted its 193rd event from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif.

In the night’s main event, former welterweight title challenger Lorenz Larking took on Fernando Gonzalez in a 180-pound catchweight contest. The UFC veteran Larkin had dropped back-to-back fights since joining the promotion last year. Gonzalez, meanwhile, had won seven of his last eight bouts, with the lone loss coming via split decision.

The night’s main card aired live on the Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET, following live prelims on the promotion’s website.


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FULL RESULTS
Lorenz Larkin def. Fernando Gonzalez by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Saad Awad def. J.J. Ambrose by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
A.J. Matthews def. Kendall Grove by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
Jake Smith def. Steve Kozola by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:57
Tyrell Fortune def. Joe Hernandez by unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
Tyree Fortune def. Michael Quintero by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Justin Lawrence def. Andrew Natividad by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Mark Vorgeas def. Tim Ricsen by knockout. Round 1, 2:57
Mike Andaya def. Julio Aguilera by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Moses Murrietta def. Chris Herrera by knockout. Round 1, 2:40
Joshua Jones def. DeMarcus Brown by submission (neck crank). Round 1, 3:02
Everett Cummings def. Ben Beebe by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:12