The second Bellator event of the year went down Saturday with Bellator 274 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
A potential welterweight title contender emerged in the main event. Logan Storley (13-1 MMA, 8-1 BMMA) showed the full depth of his skill set when he outworked Neiman Gracie (11-3 MMA, 9-3 BMMA) over the course of five rounds in the first non-title, five round main event in company history to take home a unanimous decision.
Storley was just one of the big winners on the night, and for more on the numbers, check below for 35 post-event facts to come out of Bellator 274.
Betting favorites went 8-5 on the main card.
Betting favorites fell to 0-2 in Bellator main events this year.
Total fight time for the 13-bout card was 2:04:56.
Logan Storley def. Neiman Gracie
Storley earned his first Bellator main event win.
Gracie fell to 8-3 since he dropped to the welterweight division in February 2015.
Gracie has suffered all three of his career losses by decision.
Andrey Koreshkov def. Chance Rencountre
Andrey Koreshkov’s (25-4 MMA, 15-4 BMMA) 15 victories in Bellator welterweight competition are most in divisional history.
Koreshkov’s eight stoppage victories in Bellator welterweight competition are third-most in divisional history behind Douglas Lima (nine) and Michael Page (nine).
Koreshkov’s eight knockout victories in Bellator welterweight competition are tied with Lima and Page for most in divisional history.
Chance Rencountre (16-5 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) fell to 2-1 since his final UFC fight in November 2019.
Rencountre has suffered both of his career stoppage losses by knockout.
Adam Piccolotti def. Georgi Karakhanyan
Georgi Karakhanyan (31-13-1 MMA, 9-11 BMMA) fell to 3-4 since he returned to Bellator for a third stint in March 2019.
Karakhanyan fell to 3-3 since he moved up to the Bellator lightweight division in February 2020.
Karakhanyan has suffered 10 of his 13 career losses by decision.
Karakhanyan’s 11 losses in Bellator competition are tied with Saad Awad for most in company history.
Brennan Ward def. Brandon Bell
Brennan Ward (15-6 MMA, 10-6 BMMA) returned to MMA competition from a career-long layoff and earned his first victory since November 2016.
Ward has earned 14 of his 15 career victories by stoppage.
Ward has earned all 10 of his Bellator victories by stoppage.
Davion Franklin def. Said Sowma
Davion Franklin’s (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) five-fight Bellator winning streak at heavyweight is the second-longest active streak in the division behind Steve Mowry (six).
Said Sowma (8-3 MMA, 2-2 BMMA) has suffered both of his Bellator losses by decision.
Nick Browne def. Mandel Nallo
Nick Browne (13-1 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) has earned both of his Bellator victories by stoppage.
Mandel Nallo (8-2 MMA, 3-2 BMMA) has suffered both of his career losses by stoppage.
Jaylon Bates def. Chris Disonell
Jaylon Bates’ (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) five-fight Bellator winning streak at bantamweight is tied with Raufeon Stots for the longest active streak in the division.
Bates’ four stoppage victories in Bellator bantamweight competition are tied with Eduardo Dantas for most in divisional history.
Bates’ four submission victories in Bellator bantamweight competition are most in divisional history.
Bobby King def. Aviv Gozali
Bobby King (11-4 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) has earned eight of his 11 career victories by stoppage.
Aviv Gozali (6-1 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) had his six-fight winning streak snapped for the first defeat of his career.
DeAnna Bennett def. Justin Kish
DeAnna Bennett (12-7-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) has earned eight of her 12 career victories by decision. That includes both of her Bellator wins.
Justin Kish’s (7-5 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) three-fight losing skid is the longest of her career. She hasn’t earned a victory since January 2020.
Kish fell to 1-4 since she moved up to the flyweight division in January 2018.
Kish has suffered four of her five career losses by decision.
Justin Montalvo def. Corey Samuels
Justin Montalvo (5-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) has earned four of his five career victories by stoppage.
Montalvo has earned all four of his career stoppage victories by knockout.
Corey Samuels (3-3 MMA, 1-1 BMMA) has suffered all three of his career losses by stoppage.
Isiah Hokit def. Theodore Macuka
Isaiah Hokit vs. Theodore Macuka
Theodore Macuka (1-3 MMA, 0-2 BMMA) has suffered all three of his career losses by stoppage.
Macuka suffered the first submission loss of his career.