Ajax loader

Completed MMA Bout

Emanuel Newton vs. Liam McGeary

Main Event | Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Championship | 205 lbs

Liam McGeary defeats Emanuel Newton via 5 Round Decision

Liam McGeary
Mmaweekly large Emanuel "The Hardcore Kid" Newton

McGeary
Decision
Round 5

Liam McGeary Emanuel Newton

"The Hardcore Kid"

9-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   25-7-1
Climbed to 10-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 25-8
-180 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +150 (Slight Underdog)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Gb United Kingdom   Nationality   Us United States
Tom's River, New Jersey   Fighting out of   Long Beach, California
32 years, 4 months, 2 days   Age at Fight   31 years, 5 days
204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs)
6'6" (198cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
81.0" (206cm)   Reach   75.0" (191cm)
Gracie Barra Jersey   Gym   Reign MMA
Bellator 134
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Bellator 134: Newton vs. McGeary
  • Date: Friday 02.27.2015 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Todd Anderson
  • Venue: Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 205 lbs (93.0 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Sean Wheelock, Jimmy Smith
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jimmy Smith
  • Newton Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • McGeary Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Title on Line: Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Newton
  • Event Links:

Newton vs. McGeary Wiki

Edit Tapology wikis about fighters, bouts, events and more. Help build MMA knowledge online: Update Wiki

Newton vs. McGeary Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 501  
.
KO/TKO
.
Submission
.
Decision
Newton
45%
McGeary
55%
  • MMA Junkie : Dillon Danis happy to make his own weight class after Bellator 222 win
  • MMA Junkie : Fedor Emelianenko vs. 'Rampage' Jackson? Scott Coker likes the idea
  • MMAFighting.com : After Bellator 222 win, Valerie Loureda proclaims she will have ‘belt’ one day
  • MMA Weekly : Watch Korean Zombie finish Leonard Garcia with the UFC’s first twister (UFC Greenville fight video)
  • MMA Junkie : Lindsey VanZandt on why Bellator 222 win was her big break
  • MMA Weekly : Agilan Thani decisions Yoshihiro Akiyama in three-round slugfest at ONE: Legendary Quest
  • MMA Weekly : Bellator 222 Recap: Rory MacDonald Defends & Machida Lands Vicious Knee to Sonnen
  • MMA Weekly : Bellator 222 Fight Highlights: Lyoto Machida KO sends Chael Sonnen into retirement
  • MMA Junkie : Promoter Lou DiBella promises Heather Hardy six-figure payday for boxing return
  • MMAFighting.com : Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov 2 announced for Aug. 24 Bellator show
  • MMA Junkie : Larkyn Dasch upbeat after short-notice loss to Valerie Loureda
  • MMA Junkie : For better or worse, Chael Sonnen personified modern-era MMA
  • MMAFighting.com : Rory MacDonald reveals timeline to return for Douglas Lima rematch
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator 222: Phil Hawes talks first win in three years, Bellator future
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator 222: Four fights into MMA career, Mike Kimbel declares himself 'the future'
  • MMAFighting.com : Adam Borics says everyone bet he’d KO Aaron Pico with flying knee at Bellator 222
  • MMA Junkie : Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2941 with Alexa Grasso, Montana De La Rosa, Chris Curtis, Eric Albarracin
  • MMAFighting.com : With his second retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen leaves behind a legacy of success despite failure
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator 222: Robson Gracie Jr. talks second win, next generation of Gracies
  • MMAFighting.com : Sergio Pettis forced to withdraw from Ricardo Ramos bout in Minneapolis