Former College of Wyoming wrestler Archie Colgan added a violent end to his spotlight reel in his Bellator debut.
One half of the third battle on Friday’s Bellator 265 prelims, Colgan (3-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) picked up a TKO victory over Ben Simons (3-3 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) at 4:04 of Spherical 1 – and it began with a nasty slam.
After he landed on prime following a takedown, Colgan discovered himself within the midst of a buggy choke try from Simons. As Simons labored for the choke, Colgan elevated his opponent and violently slammed him on his neck.
The impression loosened up Simons’ submission, which allowed Colgan to flee hazard. Colgan started to rain exhausting ground-and-pound punches and elbows on Simons, who scrambled to flee.
Nonetheless, Colgan’s pictures have been heavy and sliced Simons throughout the bridge of his nostril. Referee Mike Beltran warned Simons a number of instances, however the fighter couldn’t escape and the battle was stopped.
.@King_Colgan improves to three️⃣-0️⃣ with this 𝒔𝒍𝒂𝒎 dunk of a end!
Don’t miss the motion NOW on the #Bellator265 prelims 👇
— BellatorMMA (@BellatorMMA) August 20, 2021
With the win, Colgan retains his undefeated skilled document and one hundred pc ending charge intact. In the meantime, Simons falls to 1-3 in his most up-to-date 4 outings.
Bellator 265 occurred Friday at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. The primary card aired on Showtime after prelims on MMA Junkie.