Former Bellator welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov dominated Chidi Njokuani Friday night, earning a first round TKO victory in the main event of Bellator 182.
Koreshkov improved to 20-2 and won for the seventh time in eight fights. The lone loss was to Douglas Lima for the title last November.
In the co-main event, Fernando Gonzalez submitted Brennan Ward in the third round, while Bruna Ellen and A.J. McKee each earned decisions.
Complete results are below:
Andrey Koreshkov def. Chidi Njokuani via TKO (strikes) at 4:08 of Round 1
Fernando Gonzalez def. Brennan Ward via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:02 of Round 3
Bruna Ellen def. Veta Arteaga via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
A.J. McKee def. Blair Tugman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26)
Ricky Rainey def. Marc Stevens via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
Talita Nogueira def. Amanda Bell via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:44o f Round 1
Vadim Nemkov def. Philipe Lins via KO (strike) at 3:03 of Round 1
Henry Corrales def. Noad Lahat via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Georgi Karakhanyan def. Daniel Pineda via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 4:05 of Round 2
Kate Jackson def. Colleen Schneider via TKO (injury) at 5:00 of Round 1
Chris Honeycutt def. Kevin Casey via TKO (strikes) at 2:06 of Round 2
Arlene Blencowe def. Sinead Kavanagh via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Joey Davis def. Justin Roswell via TKO (strikes) at 1:35 of Round 1