Bellator 154 took place May 14 at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, and aired live on Spike TV.
In a highly-anticipated main event, Phil Davis out-pointed Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in a much more closely-fought match than the scorecards depicted. With the win, Davis becomes Bellator’s No. 1 light heavyweight contender.
Full Results from the Bellator 154 event:
Phil Davis def. Muhammad Lawal, Unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27), Rd. 3.
Saad Awad def. Evangelista Santos, TKO (punches), Rd. 1 (4:31).
Josh San Diego def. Jeremiah Labiano, Unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28), Rd. 3.
Adam Piccolotti dev. Ray Wood, Submission (rear-naked choke), Rd. 1 (3:17).
André Fialho def. Rick Reger, KO (punches), Rd. 1 (2:11).
Sam Spengler def. Doyle Childs, Unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28), Rd. 3.
JD Hardwick def. Jorge Acosta, Submission (guillotine choke), Rd. 1 (1:21).
Jamielene Nievara def. Stephanie Frausto, TKO (punches), Rd. 3 (2:43).
Mark Dickman def. Thomas Diagne, TKO (punches), Rd. 3 (3:05).
Preliminary Card (Dark Bouts):
Danasabe Mahammed def. Martin Sano, TKO (punches), Rd. 1 (1:18).
Josh Paiva def. Steven Gruber, Submission (rear-naked choke), Rd. 2 (2:14).
James Chapman def. Sean Tucker, TKO (punches), Rd. 2 (4:41).
Anthony Taylor def. Victor Jones, KO (punches), Rd. 1 (0:27).
Bellator’s next event is scheduled for May 20, 2016 at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho and will feature Rafael Carvalho vs Melvin Manhoef for the Bellator Middleweight Championship