On Thursday, Oct. 1, Bellator MMA returned to the Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy for its inaugural event on the CBS Sports Network

The event was slated to be headlined by English knockout artist Paul Daley and promotional mainstay Derek Anderson in a welterweight bout. However, a failed weight cut by Daley forced the bout to be scrapped.

Stepping into the main event spotlight was a women’s flyweight bout between Kate Jackson and kickboxing specialist Denise Kielholtz.


The preliminary card streamed live on the promotion’s YouTube page at 12:15 p.m. ET. The main card aired live on the CBS Sports Network at 4 p.m. ET.

Denise Kielholtz def. Kate Jackson by knockout (punch). Round 1, 0:43
Norbert Novenyi Jr. def. Laid Zerhouni by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 4:36
Brian Moore def. Simone D’Anna by knockout (punch). Round 2, 3:55
Chris Duncan def. Iamik Furtado by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 3:58
Lewis Long def. Gianni Melillo by submission (kneebar). Round 1, 2:24
Mandy Böhm def. Griet Eeckhout by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Uroš Jurišič def. Walter Gahadza by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:07
Constantin Gnusariov def. Kywan Gracie by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Lee Chadwick def. Ederson Cristian Macedo by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 3:28
Blaine O’Driscoll def. Salah Elkas by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:26
Monika Tochlikova def. Jade Jorand by submission (scorpion crunch/super guard). Round 2, 3:50

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Bryan Henderson became a fan of MMA in the late '90s when he happened upon the early UFC events on VHS at a local video rental store. He started writing about the sport on his Sporting News member blog in 2007 before becoming an official staff writer for Sporting News' "The Rumble" MMA/boxing blog. He went on to become a staff writer and the Features Manager for MMA DieHards before moving on to The MMA Corner, where he assumed the role of Editor-in-Chief. Bryan left The MMA Corner in 2014 and founded Combat Press along with two of his colleagues. In addition to covering mixed martial arts, Bryan also operated the Modified Mind body modification e-zine website for more than a decade.

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