Bellator 178 Review

Bellator 178 review – Octagon 24/7 and MMA Fancast were live and in person in Uncasville, CT for Bellator 178. We spend this podcast answering the questions about covering a major event like this for our first time.

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This podcast does just that by diving into the world of MMA and Bellator. Ryan Middleton and Johnny Stats share their experiences in covering their first national promotion from press row.
 Bellator 178 Review
Bellator 178 was a mixed martial arts show that took place on April 21, 2017. Headlining the card was a forth fight between two featherweight warriors, champion Daniel Straus and contender Patricio Pitbull.
The co-main event was a great scrap between two up and coming female fighters in the women’s flyweight division, as Ilima-Lei Macfarlane battled Jessica Middleton. The complete of the card, and results, follow:

Complete Bellator 178 Review – Results:

Daniel Straus vs. Patricio FreireFreire sub (guillotine) 0:37 R2.
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs. Jessica MiddletonMacfarlane sub (armbar) 2:15 R1.
Ryan Quinn vs. Saad AwadAwad UD 30-27 X3.
A.J. McKee vs. Dominic MazzottaMcKee KO 1:15 R1.
Nick Alley vs. Kastroit XhemaXhema KO 3:19 R1.
Don Shainis vs. Mak KelleherShainis UD (30-27, 29-28 X2).
Regivaldo Carvalho vs. Jason PerrinCarvalho sub (guillotine) 2:04 R3.
Kemran Lachinov vs. Sam WatfordLachinov SD (30-26 X2, 28-29).
John Lopez vs. Remo CardarelliCardarelli UD (30-27, 29-28 X2).
Chris Foster vs. Shane ManleyFoster def. Manley (SD).
Thomas English vs. Blair TugmanTugman sub (bar arm choke) 4:54 R3.
Jordan Young vs. Tim CaronYoung sub (d’arce) 3:55 R1.
Ed Ruth vs. David MundellRuth TKO 3:13 R2.
Tyrell Fortune vs. Branko BusickFortune UD 29-27 X3.
Billy Giovanella vs. Joshua RicciGiovanella def. Ricci.
In this Bellator 178 review, we focus on the behind the scenes action and the experience.