James Gallagher (R) (Lucas Noonan/Bellator MMA)

Bellator 217 Results: Gallagher Chokes Graham, Price Edges Queally

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Bellator MMA hosted its 217th event from the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland.

In the night’s main event, 22-year-old Irishman James Gallagher looked to bounce back from an embarrassing first-round loss to Ricky Bandejas in August. He squared off with American Steven Graham, who entered the bout having won four straight.

The fight card will be shown on tape-delay in the United States. The main card will air on both DAZN and the Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET.


James Gallagher def. Steven Graham by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:31
Myles Price def. Peter Queally by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Kiefer Crosbie def. Daniel Olejniczak by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Richie Smullen def. Adam Gustab by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Charlie Ward def. Jamie Stephenson by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:34
Paul Redmond def. Charlie Leary by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Richard Kiely def. Mickael Bucher by TKO (punches). Round 1
Walter Gahadza def. Ruben Crawford by TKO (head kick). Round 1
Ryan Curtis def. Luis Gonzalez by TKO. Round 1, 4:59
Leah McCourt def. Hatice Özyurt by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 1, 5:00
Olga Rubin def. Iony Razafiarison by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Will Fleury def. Shaun Taylor by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2
Alfie Davis def. Daniele Scatizzi by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Chris Duncan def. Sam Slater by knockout (uppercut). Round 1, 3:52
Dylan Logan def. Andrew Murphy by submission (armbar). Round 1
George Courtney def. Ian Cleary by submission (guillotine choke). Round 3, 0:54