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Bellator 170: Ortiz stuns Sonnen, Daley Get flashy KO win

TITO ORTIZ MADE QUICK work of Chael Sonnen at Bellator 170 to end his career on a high. Ortiz submitted Sonnen via a rear-naked choke after escaping an early D’Arce attempt from Sonnen.

Ortiz got a win in his last match

This was first time that Sonnen and Ortiz faced off against each other after wrestling in college. The fight also marked the return of Sonnen from retirement after a three year gap. Ortiz, meanwhile, retires from the sport with a professional record of 19-12 to his name.

Paul Daley got a highlight reel KO win over Brennan Ward in the co-main event. The fight had a first round finish with Daley landing a vicious flying knee to get the win. Below are the full results from the event.


  • Tito Ortiz def. Chael Sonnen via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:03
  • Paul Daley def. Brennan Ward via knockout (flying knee) – Round 1, 2:27
  • Hisaki Kato def. Ralek Gracie via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Emmanuel Sanchez def. Georgi Karakhanyan via majority decision (28-28, 28-27, 28-27)
  • Derek Campos def. Derek Anderson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Henry Corrales def. Cody Bollinger via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 4:28
  • Guilherme Vasconcelos def. John Mercurio via knockout (punches) – Round 2, 0:41
  • Keith Berry vs. Kevin Casey declared majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
  • Alex Soto def. Demarcus Brown via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Chinzo Machida def. Jamar Ocampo via TKO (punch) – Round 3, 3:48
  • Jalin Turner def. Gabriel Green via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:36
  • Jack May def. Dave Cryer via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 0:41
  • Daniel Rodriguez def. Christian Gonzalez via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:55

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