Linton Vassell (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

Bellator 234 Results: Vassell Pounds Out Kharitonov, Outlaw Tops Huerta

On Thursday, Nov. 14, Bellator MMA visited the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv, Israel, for its 234th event.

In the night’s main event, hard-hitting heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov clashed with two-time light heavyweight title challenger Linton Vassell. Russia’s Kharitonov is a Pride FC and Strikeforce veteran, who returned to the Bellator cage in 2018. Vassell aimed to stop a three-fight skid.

The event’s preliminary card will stream on the promotion’s website via tape-delay on Friday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. ET. The main card also airs via tape-delay on the Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET.


Linton Vassell def. Sergei Kharitonov by TKO (punches). Round 2, 3:15
Sidney Outlaw def. Roger Huerta by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Tomer Maslis def. David Malka by TKO (exhaustion). Round 3, 1:32
Aviv Gozali def. Zaka Fatullazade by submission (anaconda choke). Round 1, 0:56
Haim Gozali def. Artur Pronin by submission (heel hook). Round 1, 4:12
Austin Vanderford def. Grachik Bozinyan by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Sinead Kavanagh def. Olga Rubin by TKO (punches). Round 2, 4:37
Robson Gracie Jr. def. Ameer Bashir by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 4:39
Adam Keresh def. Vladimir Fedin by TKO (punches). Round 1, 3:29
Simon Smotritsky def. Ilya Gladkiy by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:10
Vugar Kyaramov def. Gustavo Wurlitzer by knockout. Round 1, 1:29
Kirill Medvedovsky def. Akhmed Fararzha by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 0:46
Raz Bring def. Nazariy Danylyuk by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)
Mikail Dulgher def. Ofir Leibel by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Ron Becker def. Artiom Kazarcev by TKO (punches). Round 1, 2:57
Ben Cohen def. Maxim Tkachuk by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:17
Eli Aronov def. Sari Hleihil by split decision (30-26, 27-28, 30-26)
Itay Lipszyc def. Itzik Yakobov by submission (ankle lock). Round 1, 2:51
Noam Voldman def. Nizim Rosales by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Elias Mamadov vs. Itay Tratner ruled a split draw (28-27, 28-29, 28-28)