Henderson Comes Up Short in Debut: Bellator 153 Results

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made waves when he decided to leave the organization in favor of Bellator MMA.Immediately Henderson was granted a shot at the welterweight title. Unfortunately for Henderson his debut was spoiled by a spectacular performance by champion Andrey Koreshkov. Koreshkov used his size to punihs Henderson for five rounds en route to a decision victory.

Below are the full results from Bellator 153.


  • Welterweight Championship: Andrey Koreshkov def. Benson Henderson via unanimous decision
  • Patricio Freire def. Henry Corrales via submission in  Round 2 at 4:09
  • Evangelista Santos def. Brennan Ward via submission in Round 1 at 0:30
  • Brent Primus def. Gleristone Santos via split decision
  • Michael Page def. Jeremie Holloway via submission in  Round 1 at 2:15


  • Blair Tugman def. Jay Perrin via split decision
  • Tim Caron def. Justin Sumter via TKO in Round 2 at 3:38
  • Sam Watford def. Dean Hancock via submission in Round 1 at 1:44
  • Chris Foster def. Vovka Clay via unanimous decision
  • Matt Bessette def. Keith Richardson via TKO in  Round 2 at 3:14
  • Mike Zichelle def. Joe Cronin via submission in Round 1 at 1:26
  • Chris Honeycutt def. Matt Secor via unanimous decision
  • Djamil Chan def. Richard Patishnock via knockout in Round 1 at 3:09
  •  Vovka Clay def. Sam Watford via unanimous decision

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