MMAmania.com will provide LIVE blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of Bellator 86 below, beginning with the Spike TV telecast at 10 p.m. ET. In addition, we'll deliver up-to-the-minute quick results of all the undercard action much earlier in the evening (beginning at 8 p.m. ET), as well as a live stream of the preliminary action.
The headlining bout of Bellator 86 will be a welterweight title fight between champion Ben Askren and challenger Karl Amoussou. Neither of these guys have had much nice to say to each other ever since Amoussou won the season six welterweight tournament and promised to dethrone Askren and "bring some excitement back to the division." This should be a good grudge match.
Complete Bellator 86 quick results, live stream and play-by-play are posted below:
170 lb title: Ben Askren def. Karl Amoussou via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round three
205 lbs.: King Mo def. Przemyslaw Mysiala via knockout at 3:52 of round one
170 lbs.: Douglas Lima def. Michail Tsarev via TKO (leg kicks) at 1:44 of round two
170 lbs.: Ben Saunders def. Koffie Adzitso via unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Brent Weedman def. Marius Zaromskis via unanimous decision
170 lbs.: Raul Amaya def. Jose Gomes via TKO at 3:12 of round one
185 lbs.: Cortez Coleman def. Matt Jones via unanimous decision
140 lbs.: Jason Sampson def. Chris Pham via submission (armbar) at 4:55 of round three
155 lbs.: Damon Jackson def. Zach Church via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:43 of round two
145 lbs.: Hunter Tucker vs. Javier Obregon
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170 lb title: Ben Askren vs. Karl Amoussou
Round one: Good right hand from Amoussou early and Askren tries to close the distance but gets shrugged off. Amoussou slips throwing a kick and Askren dives on top of him, landing in his closed guard. Askren throws an elbow and drops some right hands from top position. Right hand from bottom by Amoussou and Askren postures up, throwing some more good right hands. Amoussou throws elbows from bottom but Askren is responding with just as many shots from above. Good elbow from Askren and he's opened up a cut over Amoussou's left eye. Amoussou thinks about an armbar but Askren shrugs it off and goes back to punching him in the face from top position. Big elbows from Askren all the way until the end of the round. 10-9 Askren
Round two: Askren throws a right hand and shoots in for a takedown but winds up on bottom looking for an armbar. Amoussou drops back for an inverted heel hook and he might have it locked in. He tells the referee he heard a pop but Askren shakes his head and twists out of the hold, landing in top position and pounding away with punches. Amoussou is bleeding all over the place now. Askren mixing up punches to the head and body and Amoussou looks like he's in serious trouble now. Huge elbow from Askren and he's workign to try and pass to full mount but Amoussou retains half guard. Huge punches from Askren and he's just postured up raining down blows. Amoussou is a mess. Big right hands from Askren, then a left elbow. Now he's unloading a flurry of punches and Amoussou hangs on to the end fo the round. 10-8 Askren
Round three: Fight almost got stopped between rounds. Askren quickly closes the distance but Amoussou backs off. Askren shoots in and Amoussou sprawls but Askren takes top position and he's on top in half guard. Askren goes right back to dropping punches and Amoussou's cut is opened up again. Short hammerfists from Askren and he's targeting that cut, which is bleeding everywhere now. Now Askren is unloading elbows on Amoussou's face and dropping some heavy right hands. Amoussou tries to post up, but Askren just keeps landing blows. Askren passes to side control with 45 seconds left and now to full mount. He postures up and starts dropping right hands. Askren is blasting away with punches from full moutn and Amoussou is moving to defend himself but he's still just eating heavy shots until the end of the round. 10-8 Askren
Final Result: Ben Askren defeats Karl Amoussou via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round three
205 lbs.: Przemyslaw Mysiala vs. King Mo
Round one: Mysiala throws some nice leg kicks and a head kick as Mo stalks him. Overhand right comes up short for Mysiala. Mo catches a body kick and throws a heavy right hand and Mysiala is already bleeding out of his nose. Good stiff left jab from Mo. Mysiala wings a side kick and whiffs with a right hook. Nasty right hand to the body from Mo and Mysiala responds with a body kick that was partially blcoked. Mo lands a right hand and Mysiala backs off, Mo is smelling blood. Stiff left jab from Mo and then another. Mo lunges in witha right hand and pops Mysiala with a jab on the way in. Massive right hand from King Mo and Mysiala is out! One big shot was all it took!
Final Result: King Mo defeats Przemyslaw Mysiala via knockout at 3:52 of round one
170 lbs.: Douglas Lima vs. Michail Tsarev
Round one: Leg kick from Lima to get things started and both men are in a feeling-out process. Good left jab from Lima and Tsarev shoots in for a takedown but can't get it. They clinch with Tsarev isolating a leg but he can't put Lima on the canvas. He's still hanging onto the leg to no avail and eating some hammer fists. Lima hits a switch and Tsarev tries to roll for a leg but Lima takes top position. No real action here from either fighter as Lima is playing it safe in Tsarev's high guard. The ref stands them up and Lima scores with a leg kick. Neither guys pushes the action and Lima lands a push kick and a heavy leg kick at the end of the round which knocks Tsarev down. 10-9 Lima
Round two: Tsarev's leg is really stinging at the beginning of the round and a huge leg kick from Lima lands on Tsarev, knocking him down once more. Lima kicks at his legs and then lets him get back to his feet. Huge leg kick from Lima and Tsarev is limping badly. Tsarev throws a right hand but he's in serious pain. Tsarev is bouncing on one leg and he eats a huge leg kick and yells. Tsarev kicks at Lima and gets knocked down again with a leg kick. Lima motions him back to his feet and Tsarev can barely stand and the ref puts a stop to it because Tsarev is way too hobbled to continue.
Final Result: Douglas Lima defeats Michail Tsarev via TKO (leg kicks) at 1:44 of round two
170 lbs.: Koffie Adzitso vs. Ben Saunders
Round one: Huge body kick from Saunders and Adzitso shoots in but gets stuffed easily. Saunders takes inside position along the fence but Adzitso works for a takedown and they go to the ground. Saunders is working for a Kimura and Adzitso turns into him, although now he's stuck in Saunders' tricky guard. Saunders throws some punches from bottom and he's trying to isolate Adzitso's left arm to no avail for now. Saunders throws his legs up thinking about a triangle. The ref stands them up and Adzitso misses a right hand, giving Saunders an opportunity to close the distance and score a trip takedown of his own. Saunders drops some left and right hands to the body. They get stood up and Saunders scores a huge knee before the end of the round. 10-9 Saunders
Round two: Good knees from Saunders early and then a big right hand. Saunders is on top on the ground, postured up and dropping some heavy strikes. The ref stands them up and Saunders lands a good kick. Adzitso swings wide, stepping in and he scores with a couple punches before clinching. Saunders latches onto an arm looking for a Kimura but he loses his grip. Adzitro scores a takedown but he gets stuck in an omaplata. He rotates out of it but Saunders still has him in rubber guard. The ref stands them up again and Adzitso swings wide, but hits Saunders. Saunders throws a body kick but Adzitso clinches. Saunders scores a brief takedown and throws several knees to the body and some elbows to the body as time expires. 10-9 Saunders
Round three: The clinch early and Adzitso is hanging onto a single leg. Saunders hits the switch and drops some hammer fists, landing inside Adzitso's guard and dropping good punches. Adzitso looks like he's wearing down a bit here and Saunders could get a finish if he keeps up the activity. Saunders postures up and drops some heavy right hands before dropping back down again. Saunders passes to half guard but Adzitso works his way to his feet and attempts a suplex but Saunders somehow stays on top, getting back to his feet and throwing a knee to the ribs. Adzitso attempts a throw but Saunders lands in full mount, dropping punches. Saunders postures up, dropping blows and goes for an armbar as time expires but can't quite get it
Final Result: Ben Saunders defeats Koffi Adzitso via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)