Bellator 170 and Titan FC 43 Closing Odds and Results

Tito Ortiz 2Bellator was back in action last night (Saturday, January 21, 2017) for its 170th event taking place in Inglewood, California. The event featured a headlining bout with a light heavyweight fight between veteran superstars Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen. Titan Fighting Championship also held an event and had three bouts which had betting odds including a flyweight title shot between Jose Torres and Pedro Nobre. Overall on the night, three betting favorites were victorious while five underdogs picked up wins based on Several Bookmakers‘s closing odds. Bellator 170 Favorites That Won In a surprising full-length affair, Hisaki Kato and Ralek Gracie duked it out over three rounds with Kato primarily outworking Gracie enough to earn a decision. Kato was a -325 (Bet $325 to win $100) favorite while Gracie was +295 (Bet $100 to win $295). Bellator 170 Underdogs that Won In the main event of the evening, Tito Ortiz scored a submission in the final fight of his career, tapping out Chael Sonnen with a rear naked choke/ neck crank in an emotional moment. Ortiz pulled off the win as a +190 underdog while Sonnen was -210. In the co-main event of the evening, Paul Daley scored an early knockout of the year candidate in a welterweight battle against Brennan Ward. Daley stunned Ward with a spinning back elbow then flatlined him with a jumping double knee. Daley was a +110 underdog while Ward was -120. In a featherweight contest, Emmanuel Sanchez outworked Georgi Karakhanyan, overcoming a point deduction to win a majority decision. Sanchez was a +105 underdog while Karakhanyan was a -115 favorite. In the opening bout of the main card, Derek Campos earned a workmanlike decision over Derek Anderson. Campos was a +185 underdog while Anderson was -200   Titan FC 43 Favorites that Won In the main event of the evening, Jose Torres blistered Pedro Nobre in the first round to easily defend his flyweight title. Torres was a -245 favorite while Nobre was a +175 underdog. In a quick bout, Preston Parsons was submitted in the first round by Valdir Araujo. Parsons left his neck exposed on a takedown attempt and was guillotined. Araujo was a -190 favorite while Parsons was a +150 underdog. Titan FC 43 Underdogs that Won In a hotly contested affair, Michel Quinones and Caio Uruguai battered each other with kicks over the course of three rounds. Quinones picked up the tempo over the final two rounds and walked away with a decision victory. Quinones was a +160 underdog while Uruguai was a -210 favorite.  

Written by Brian Hemminger

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