Phil Davis defeated Yoel Romero at Bellator 266.
Yoel Romero and Phil Davis squared off in the main event of Bellator 266. It was the highly anticipated debut of Romero, and he did it against former light heavyweight champion Davis. Unfortunately for Romero, Davis was able to earn the win with a split decision victory.
The first round started slow, with Davis being a slightly more aggressive fighter but Romero did start to throw some nice strikes near the end. The action picked up in the second round, with Romero doing more work but Davis ending the round with a smooth takedown. Davis controlled the third with some takedowns and a lot of ground and pound.
Bellator 266 took place on Saturday, Sept. 18, live from the SAP Center in San Jose, CA. Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your live results and highlights.