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Results: Bellator 190

Winner Loser Result Round Time Rafael Carvalho Alessio Sakara KO 1 1 Brandon Girtz Luka Jelcic KO 1 2 Carlos Miranda Mihail Nica Decision 5 3

Matches to Make After Bellator 190, Invicta 26

Rafael Carvalho does not get paid by the hour. One of the sport's most underappreciated competitors and unheralded champions, Carvalho retained the Bellator MMA middleweight title with an eye-popping first-round finish on American Top Team's…

5 Things You Might Not Know About Alessio Sakara

Alessio Sakara in the midst of a potential late-career renaissance stands before a significant hurdle, one that few believe he can clear. The American Top Team-trained Italian will challenge Rafael Carvalho for the Bellator MMA…

Bellator 190: By The Numbers

Rafael Carvalho seeks the kind of validation that only comes with time. The once-beaten Brazilian will defend the Bellator MMA middleweight championship against American Top Team mainstay Alessio Sakara in the Bellator 190 headliner on…