MMA Fighting has Bellator 292 results from the Nurmagomedov vs. Henderson event and more from Friday’s action at the SAP Center in San Jose, California.
In the main event, Bellator lightweight champion Usman Nurmagomedov attempts to make the first defense of his belt against former UFC champion Benson Henderson.
Tawfiq Moussef and Alexander Shibli open the Bellator Lightweight Grand Prix with a quarterfinal bout in the co-main event.
Main Card (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET)
Usman Nurmagomedov def. Benson Henderson via submission (back naked choke) at 2:37 of Round 1
Alexander Shibli def. Taufiq Moussef by TKO (kick) at :29 of round 3
Linton Wessel def. Valentin Moldavsky via KO (Strikes) at 3:03 of Round 1
Michael Page is def. Goiti Yamauchi via TKO (injury) at 26 of Round 1 | See the end Professional response
Preliminary Card (MMA Fighting, 7 p.m. ET)
Enrique Barzola def. Eric Perez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Josh Hill def. Cass Bell via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Khalid Murtaza def. Tony Johnson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Dovletzhan Yagshimuradov def. Julius Anglicas via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Laird Anderson def. Rogelio Luna via technical submission at 2:41 of round 1
Theo Hague def. Adam Wamsley via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:01 of round 1