Bellator 219 results: Live streaming play-by-play updates for ‘Awad vs Girtz’

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Bellator 219: “Awad vs. Girtz” airs TONIGHT (Fri., March 29, 2019) from Pechanga Casino & Resort in Temecula, California. Lightweight knockout artists step into the spotlight for the main event as Saad Awad (23-10) will take on the equally dangerous Brandon Girtz (15-8).

Bellator 219’s Paramount Network-televised main card will start at 9 p.m. ET with “Prelims” undercard bouts beginning at 8 p.m. ET on DAZN (watch it). MMAmania.com will deliver results and play-by-play for the entirety of Bellator 219 below.

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BELLATOR 219 QUICK RESULTS:

Saad Awad vs. Brandon Girtz —
Daniel Straus vs. Shane Kruchten —
Andrey Koreshkov vs. Michael Jasper —
Joe Schilling vs. Keith Berry — in progress.
Darren Smith vs. Joshua Jones —
David Rickels vs. A.J. Matthews —
Shawn Bunch vs. Dominic Mazzotta —
David Pacheco vs. Kelvin Gentapanan —
Janay Harding vs. Marina Mokhnatkina —
Cody Vidal vs. Dalton RostaRosta TKO 1:06 R1.
Joey Davis vs. Marcus AnthonyDavis KO 4:21 R1.

BELLATOR 219 PLAY-BY-PLAY:

Saad Awad vs. Brandon Girtz

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Daniel Straus vs. Shane Kruchten

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Andrey Koreshkov vs. Michael Jasper

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Joe Schilling vs. Keith Berry

Joe Schilling comes in with a MMA record of 3-5 while his opponent Keith Berry is 15-14-1. Schilling is two inches taller at 6’3” and has a three inch reach advantage at 76”. Schilling has the red gloves with white & black trunks, and he fights out of Los Angeles, California. Berry has the blue gloves and black trunks, and he fights out of Murrieta, California. Our referee,in charge is Mike Beltran.

Round 1: Schilling drops Berry with a left 20 seconds into the fight and jumps on top. He lets Berry back up at 50 seconds and they slam into the fence. Berry responds with a takedown into side control. Berry tries to hit knees and elbows from there. Schilling gets back up at 2:03. Schilling goes to the body head and legs with kicks. Beltran warns Schilling to watch his fingers. Schilling continues to chop away at Berry’s left leg. Berry eludes the attempt to cut an angle on the fence and scoots back to center. They tie up and Schilling drives a hard knee to the body. Berry gets a takedown with six seconds left. 10-9 Schilling.

Round 2: Tap of gloves. Berry throws a high kick and Schilling the leg kick. Hardy body kick at 50 seconds by Schilling. Berry gets a takedown at 1:11. Berry stays on top in full guard trying to mail Schilling and disrupt his breathing, but Schilling is holding on and stalling and Beltran is calling for more action. Schilling kicks him away at 2:28. High kick from Schilling. Schilling misses with a left hook but lands the right jab. Berry feels like he got poked in the eye but waves it off when Beltran checks on him. Schilling pushes Berry toward the outer circle and Beltran warns both men to watch the fingers. Leg kick for Schilling. Berry is having to switch his stance because of the leg kicks. Step in uppercut by Schilling. Berry is going backward. He’s not feeling good. Knee to the head. 10-9 Schilling.

Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Darren Smith vs. Joshua Jones

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Final result: To be determined.


David Rickels vs. A.J. Matthews

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Shawn Bunch vs. Dominic Mazzotta

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


David Pacheco vs. Kelvin Gentapanan

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Janay Harding vs. Marina Mokhnatkina

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Round 3:

Final result: To be determined.


Cody Vidal vs. Dalton Rosta

Vidal has blue gloves and gray trunks for this fight and fights out of Temecula, CA. Rosta has red gloves and trunks with stripes and fights out of New Castle, PA. This is a 205 lb. bout. Vidal’s pro record is 1-1 and Rosta is making his pro debut tonight. Rosta has a 74” to 71.5” reach advantage and is three inches taller at 6’0”. Our referee in charge for this bout is James Beers.

Round 1: Vidal offers a glove tap and Rosta seems uninterested. Rosta pushes him into the fence and lets his hands go. Vidal teases a jumping knee on the reset but doesn’t throw it. Rosta comes forward again firing his left to the head and body, and lands a couple of leg kicks before Vidal blows out his knee and Rosta and gets the stoppage by throwing unblocked shots to the man down not defending himself.

Final result: Dalton Rosta via verbal tap for a technical knockout at 1:06 of round one.


Joey Davis vs. Marcus Anthony

Black trunks and blue gloves for the 1-0 Anthony. Light blue trunks and red gloves for the 4-0 Davis. This is a 170 lb. bout. Both men are 5’11” but Davis has a 1.5” reach advantage at 75.5”. Anthony fights out of San Diego, CA. Davis fights out of Compton, CA. Our referee in charge is James Beers.

Round 1: Davis offers a glove tap but Anthony doesn’t want it. Davis presses the action and Anthony responds with kicks. Davis throws a spin kick in response. Anthony kicks the leg again and Davis flashes an overhand right then throws a back kick. Davis shoots for a takedown at 1:18 and finally grounds Anthony at 1:34 with side control. He tries to take a full mount and his left leg keeps him stuck in half guard. Anthony tries and fails to get up but moves Davis to full guard. Davis lets him up and tries to take the back. Anthony spins free at 2:50. Davis connects with a spinning heel kick but Anthony doesn’t seem rocked. Leg kick for Davis. Overhand right. Chopping kick to the left leg. Anthony responds with jabs and wild overhands that miss. Davis throws the left jab flush and follows with a big overhand right and THIS ONE IS OVER.

Final result: Joey Davis wins via knockout at 4:21 of the first round.


Johnny Cisneros vs. John Mercurio

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Final result: To be determined.


Rickey Furar vs. Roman Puga

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Final result: To be determined.


Sunni Imhotep vs. Eugene Correa

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Final result: To be determined.





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