John Salter (Bellator MMA)

Bellator 210 Results: Salter Submits Njokuani; Rickels Victorious

On Friday, Nov. 30, Bellator MMA hosted its 210th event from the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla.

In the night’s main event, veterans Chidi Njokuani and John Salter locked horns in a contrast of styles. The striking specialist Njokuani had won five of his last six under the Bellator banner, with the lone loss coming against former champion Andrey Koreshkov. The grappler Salter had a seven-fight winning streak snapped in his last outing, as he was submitted by Rafael Lovato, Jr. in the fight’s final round.

The event kicked off with a live stream on the promotion’s website at 7 p.m. ET. The main card was shown on both the Paramount Network and DAZN at 9 p.m. ET.


John Salter def. Chidi Njokuani by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:32
David Rickels def. Guilherme Bomba by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Kristina Williams def. Bruna Ellen by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Juan Archuleta def. Jeremy Spoon by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)
Costello Van Steenis def. Chris Honeycutt by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Jordan Young def. Anthony Ruiz by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:48
Goiti Yamauchi def. Daniel Weichel by split decision (30-27, 27-30, 29-28)
Joe Schilling def. Will Morris by TKO (corner stoppage). Round 1, 5:00
Shawn Bunch def. Joe Warren by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:42
Mike Shipman def. Scott Futrell by submission (anaconda choke). Round 1, 2:58
Noad Lahat def. Brian Moore by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Hracho Darpinyan vs. Gerald Harris ruled a majority draw (28-29, 28-28, 28-28)
Adil Benjilany def. Daniel Carey by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:43
Rudy Schaffroth def. Vernon Lewis by knockout (punches). Round 1, 2:51