One man walked away with his championships while another saw his belt be put on the waist of another fighter. Bellator 145 took place on Friday night and delivered an action packed main card that aired live on Spike TV. The card featured two title bouts as the lightweight bout served as the co-main event and the third bout between Patricio Freire and Daniel Straus for the featherweight title was the headliner. Brooks was able to retain his championship while it was Freire who loss his gold to Straus.
Straus and Freire took part in an instant classic that was no short on action. It was could only be described as a slugfest the two men left all they had inside the cage on Friday night. A big knockdown by Straus helped the fighter gain his second featherweight championship as he earned a unanimous decision victory.
Below are the full results from Bellator 145.
MAIN CARD Results:
Featherweight Championship: Daniel Straus def. Patricio Freire via unanimous decision
Lightweight Championship: Will Brooks def. Marcin Held via unanimous decision
Michael Chandler def. David Rickels via TKO in Round 2 at 3:05
Bobby Lashley def. James Thompson via TKO in Round 1 at 0:54
Justin Lawrence def. Emmanuel Sanchez via split decision
PRELIMINARY CARD Results:
Rashard Lovelace def. Brandon Lowe via TKO in Round 1 at 2:07
Fazlo Mulabitinovic def. Scott Ettling via submission in Round 1 at 1:52
Kain Royer def. Clay Mitchell via submission in Round 1 at 3:41
Augusto Sakai def. Alex Huddleston via unanimous decision
Adam Meredith def. Jordan Dowdy via submission in Round 1 at 1:54
Kyle Kurtz def. Steven Mann via submission in Round 1 at 2:59
Garrett Gross def. Jeff Crotty via unanimous decision
Cheljean Erwin-Davis def. Adam Cella via TKO in Round 3 at 0:35