Bellator 209: Patricio Freire vs. Emmanuel Sanchez Results and Highlights

By Chris Taylor - November 16, 2018

Bellator 209 took place yesterday evening, but aired on tape delay tonight on DAZN.

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The event, which marked Bellator’s first in nearly a month, was headlined by a featherweight title fight featuring reigning division champion Patricio Freire taking on Emmanuel Sanchez.

Patricio Freire entered tonight’s Bellator 209 main event on a two-fight win streak, his latest being a split-decision victory over Daniel Weichel at Bellator 203.

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Sanchez (17-3 MMA) entered the Bellator 209 main event having won his last four fights in a row.

In the co-main event of Bellator 209, Ryan Couture took on Haim Gozali in a welterweight rematch.

Also on the card was former Bellator light heavyweight champion Phil Davis who took on feared knockout artist Vadim Nemkov.

Get all of the Bellator 209 Results below:

Bellator 209 Main Card:

Patricio Freire def. Emmanuel Sanchez via unanimous decision to retain his featherweight title

Ryan Couture def. Haim Gozali via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Vadim Nemkov def. Phil Davis by split-decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Olga Rubin def. Cindy Dandois via unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Adam Keresh def. Kirill Sidelniko via knockout (head kick, punches) at 1:12 of Round 1

Bellator 209 Prelims:

Jamil Ibragimov def. Jackie Gosh via TKO (strikes) at 1:37 of Round 1

Sidemar Honorio def. Liudvik Sholinian via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Denis Palancica def. Kirill Medvedovsky via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Aviv Gozali def. Anton Lazebnov via submission (armbar) at 4:27 of Round 1

Khonry Gracie def. Ron Becker via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Viktoria Makarova def. Yulia Sachkov via TKO (strikes) at 2:44 of Round 1
Andrei Barbarosa def. Honor Kelesh via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Christos Nicolaou def. Fadi Haiyadre via TKO (strikes) at 4:48 of Round 1
Shimon Smotritsky def. Matan Levi via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Itsik Rubinov def. Ion Pop via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Nika Ben Tuashy def. Nisim Rozalis via knockout (strikes) at 0:47 of Round 1

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