Matt Mitrione Vs Sergei Kharitonov Goes Down As A No Contest After A Brutal Kick To The Groin!
A 265-pound clash between TORM 8 Heavyweight champion Sergei Kharitonov and a former NFL player and Shotokan Karate black belt Matt Mitrione is headlining Bellator 215 event tonight (Friday, February 15, 2019). It takes place inside Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Our referee in charge for this contest is Leon Roberts.
The fight opens up.
Mitrione lands a brutal left kick to the groin, this had to hurt, Leon Roberts calls time!
Kharitonov is down, he can’t get up. Oh no, “The Paratrooper” can’t recover. He won’t get back up on his feet. Leon Roberts claims the foul was accidental, so this won’t end up via disqualification.
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Final Result: The match ends up as a no contest (round 1, 0:15).
Sergei Kharitonov’s score is 28-6, 2 NC MMA, 2-1, 1 NC BMMA, Matt Mitrione now has a 13-6, 1 NC MMA, 4-1, 1 NC BMMA.