Bellator 205 results live: ‘McKee vs Macapa’ streaming play-by-play updates

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Bellator 205: “McKee vs. Macapa” takes place TONIGHT (Fri., Sept. 21, 2018) at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. A fast-rising Featherweight star named “Mercenary” A.J. McKee (11-0) will fight perennial contender “Macapa” John Teixeira (21-3-2) in the Paramount Network-televised main event. In addition, a fight originally set for Bellator 198 will finally get done in Boise as two Brazilian jiu-jitsu aces — Rafael Lovato Jr. (8-0) and John Salter (15-3) — meet at Middleweight, while knockout artist Patricky Freire (19-8) will face former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star Roger Huerta (24-10-1, 1 NC).

Bellator 205’s main card will start at 9 p.m. ET on Paramount Network. MMAmania.com will deliver results and play-by-play for the entirety of the Bellator MMA card, including that “Prelims” undercard that starts at 7 p.m. ET.

Many readers check in before, during and after the fights to share their thoughts on all of the action. Feel free to leave a comment (or 205) about the bouts and chat with all the other Maniacs during the show — it’s always a lot of fun!

BELLATOR 205 QUICK RESULTS:

A.J. McKee vs. John Teixeira —
Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. John Salter —
Patricky Freire vs. Roger Huerta —
Veta Arteaga vs. Denise Kielholtz —
Kyle Frost vs. David Rangel —
Joe Aguirre vs. Stephen Stirewalt —
Vince Morales vs. Justin Hugo — in progress.
Johnny Nunez vs. Josh Wick —
Jarod Trice vs. Sean PowersTrice SD 29-28, 28-29, 29-28.
Adam Borics vs. Josenaldo SilvaBorics sub (RNC) 1:46 R3.
Sua Tuani vs. Emilio TrevinoTrevino TKO 1:55 R2.
Bryce Edminister vs. Leon Taylor —
Nathan Stolen vs. Andrew Cruz —
Steve Mowry vs. Ben MoaMowry sub (americana) 2:40 R1.

BELLATOR 205 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

A.J. McKee vs. John Teixeira

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Rafael Lovato Jr. vs. John Salter

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Patricky Freire vs. Roger Huerta

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Veta Arteaga vs. Denise Kielholtz

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Kyle Frost vs. David Rangel

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Joe Aguirre vs. Stephen Stirewalt

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Vince Morales vs. Justin Hugo

Hugo is 3-4 in the blue gloves and green trunks, Morales is 7-2 in the red gloves and black trunks. Hugo fights out of Lacey, Washington. Morales fights out of Ontario, Oregon. Our referee in charge is Mike Beltran.

Round 1: Glove tap gets us started. Morales forces Hugo to the outside repeatedly. Hugo charges forward, misses, and starts backing up again. Morales is keeping his right hand high, circling his left hand as he comes forward. Hugo throws an outside leg kick and teases a jump knee. Morales has never been to the scorecard for a decision in his career so far. Morales opens up with a combo at 3:09 and everything lands. He does it again at 4:04 with similar success. The only way Hugo can keep Morales off him is with leg kicks. 10-9 Morales.

Round 2: Hugo lands a decent right hand and body kick early in R2 but Morales walks through them, puts Hugo on his back with his counter attack, and lets him back up. Hugo takes a shot to the cup and the ref calls time.

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Johnny Nunez vs. Josh Wick

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Jarod Trice vs. Sean Powers

Red gloves, 3-0 for Trice. Blue gloves, 9-6 for Powers. This fight is a catchweight bout of 190 lbs. Powers fights out of Roy, Utah and Trice fights out of Tempe, Arizona. Our referee in charge of the fight is Mike Beltran.

Round 1: Trice puts a left on the chin early, lands the overhand right, and swarms forward to briefly press Powers into the fence. He resets back to center and swings wild with a left, then puts a right behind Powers’ ear. Powers stumbles to the ground and gets back up. Trice continues to hunt with the overhand right. Trice misses with one left hook, lands the next and goes for a single leg, pushing Powers into the cage. Powers finally gets slammed to the ground at 1:58 but pops right back up. Powers tries to catch a leg kick but Trice shakes loose. Trice continues to wind up and unload the rights, working the left jab in along the way. Powers responds with leg kicks. Powers with a few good jabs and kicks late but it’s a 10-9 R1 for Trice.

Round 2: Glove tap to open R2. Huge overhand right at 14 seconds for Trice but Powers keeps his feet. Powers is wincing now whenever he thinks one is coming his way. Trice opts to grab a hold and work his way to Powers’ side standing, looking for a trip or takedown from the clinch. Powers tries to respond with a knee to the body and uses Trice’s own momentum to take him down, but Trice springs right back up. Leg kick by Trice. Overhand right for Trice misses. Left jab connects. Powers narrowly avoids a spinning backfist. Powers is consistently pushing forward this round. Body shot for Trice. A much closer round but one which still edges toward Trice 10-9 for landing the cleaner harder shots.

Round 3: Double glove tap to open our final round. Powers continues to pressure but Trice sends him flying backward hopping on one leg to avoid a takedown. Powers gets his head snapped back with a left but fires a flurry back. Trice with body shots and uppercuts as the round wears on. When Powers fires a shot Trice usually gets his hands up to block, but a head kick and a left hand get through. Trice responds with a left. Trice with a late takedown at 4:42 but he lets Powers back up. Powers lands a superman punch and Trice goes for a spinning backfist at the same time. Wild exchange to end the bout. 10-9 Trice.

Final result: The judges score it 29-28 Trice, 29-28 Powers, 29-28 for Trice by split decision.


Adam Borics vs. Josenaldo Silva

White trunks and blue gloves for Silva, 25-6, fighting out of Layton, Utah. Black trunks and red gloves for Borics, 7-0, fighting out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our referee in charge of this fight is Tom Supnet.

Round 1: Tap of gloves to start. Both men trade kicks quickly. It’s worth noting that Silva missed weight for this fight (147.5). Borics clips him with a left hook and goes for a flying knee. Silva presses and Borics fires off a 1-2. Both men swing away at 1:57. Another flurry for Borics at 2:52. Silva misses with a right, clinches, lets go, and clinches again. They go into the fence and Borics turns him around. There’s a small trickle of blood from above Borics left eye. Another flying knee from Borics that doesn’t put Silva in any danger. Silva shoots with 20 seconds left. I give a very narrow 10-9 to Borics.

Round 2: Silva comes out VERY aggressively to open R2 and gets Borics into the cage, where he draws a warning to not grab the fence. Silva stays on him from behind stomping on his feet and throwing knees. Borics gets a second warning at 1:42. He finally turns out and gets away but Silva clips him as he does. Silva double pumps the right and connects. Kick from Borics. Body kick for Silva. Silva likes to shake his head and stomp his foot to try to throw Borics off. Silva nearly takes Borics down at 3:16 but decides to let it go and not risk being countered. The blood is streaming down Borics’ face now from the left eyebrow. They clinch up and Silva throws the knee as they break. Right hook leg kick and flurry by Silva. Borics got stung at 4:30. Strong 10-9 for Silva.

Round 3: Borics’ corner wasn’t pulling any punches between rounds, telling him he wasn’t being active enough in R2. Silva clinches immediately to open R3 and Borics turns him around into the fence. They break at 30 seconds. Left hook for Borics. High kick for Borics. Silva with a combo. The referee calls time as Silva takes a finger to the eye. He decides Silva can see and doesn’t call in the doctor — we restart right away. Silva drops levels but Borics counters it and takes his back as Silva stands, then sinks in the rear naked choke, and quickly gets the submission! That was just as fast and deadly as any knockout you’ll see.

Final result: Adam Borics wins via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:46 of round three.


Sua Tuani vs. Emilio Trevino

Trevino is in the blue gloves with gray trunks, Tuani the red with black trunks, and both men are 2-0. Trevino fights out of Boise, Idaho. Tuani fights out of Kent, Washington. Our referee in charge is Tom Supnet.

Round 1: Tuani has Trevino backing up early and is firing off leg kicks. Tuani hammers home a series of inside left kicks to Trevino’s left leg, but he gets stunned by a big right hook. He comes back with a right and an uppercut that misses. Tuani eats another flush right. Tuani throws a head kick to back Trevino up but eats a straight left hand afterward. Tuani lands a superman punch and misses with an overhand right. Trevino hits a left jab. Trevino is connecting with more consistent and accurate shots throughout the round. Another straight left finds Tuani’s chin at 4:05 along with a right hook that clips the ear. Head kick for Trevino. Left jab. Left again. Wild charging right from Tuani misses. 10-9 Trevino.

Round 2: Body kick for Trevino. Leg kick for Tuani. Tuani keeps getting tagged with jabs and hooks and missing with his own wild blows. Tuani seems momentarily stunned at 1:20 and Trevino presses him toward the fence, then resets to the center. Jumping knee by Trevino. Right hook by Trevino, Tuani turns away and falls to his knees (physical surrender) and the ref steps right in. Trevino wins by TKO.

Final result: Emilio Trevino gets the technical knockout at 1:55 of the second round.


Bryce Edminister vs. Leon Taylor

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Nathan Stolen vs. Andrew Cruz

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Steve Mowry vs. Ben Moa

Blue gloves for Moa, 4-0, fighting out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Red gloves for Mowry, also 4-0, fighting out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Our referee in charge is Mark Smith.

Round 1: Moa lands the right right hook. Mowry has a clear height and reach advantage but Moa is being aggressive to close the gap. Mowry takes cautious steps toward Moa, clinches for a knee to the body and lands a right hook as Moa escapes. Mowry with a jab and body kick as he keeps stalking Moa. Mowry gets a takedown to side control at 2:06. Mowry cinches up the right arm and seconds later Moa QUICKLY taps the back to the americana.

Final result: Steve Mowry wins via submission (americana) at 2:40 of round one.





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