Bellator 115 Closing Odds & Results

minakov-1 Bellator 115 took place tonight in Reno, Nevada, and the event overall was mediocre, as the promotion lost two fights on weigh-in day and had to scramble to fill the spaces at the last minute. From an odds point of view, two favorites cashed while one underdog won and one fight pushed. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 115 based on the closing results at Several Bookmakers: Bellator 115 Favorites That Won  In the main event of the evening, Vitaly Minakov defeated Cheick Kongo via unanimous decision (48-46 x 3) to retain the Bellator heavyweight championship. The fight wasn’t anything special but Minakov got the job done and deserved to remain the champ. He cashed as a -280 favorite (bet $280 to win $100), while Kongo lost as a +255 underdog (bet $100 to win $255). In a catchweight bout (195lbs), Mikkel Parlo defeated Johnny Cisneros via unanimous decision (30-27 x 3). Parlo took Cisneros down to the mat in every round and beat him up there en route to an easy decision victory. He cashed at -580, while Cisneros lost at +490. Bellator 115 Underdogs That Won In a light heavyweight bout, Kelly Anundson defeated Volkan Oezdemir via second-round submission (neck crank). Although Oezdemir was a heavy favorite coming into the bout, Anundson showed he was the better overall fighter by taking Oezdemir down repeatedly before eventually locking in the fight-ending submission. Anundson cashed as a +300 dog, while Oezdemir lost as a -360 fav. Bellator 115 Fights That Pushed In a welterweight bout, Herman Terrado and Justin Baesman fought to a majority draw (29-28, 28-28×2). Terrado controlled round one, but in the second round he gassed badly and Baesman nearly finished the fight with strikes. Terrado rallied to win round three, but two judges scored it 10-8 in round two for a majority draw. Neither Terrado (-325) or Baesman (+250) cashed.

Written by Adam Martin.

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