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Bellator 117: David Gomez Vs. Karl Amoussou

bellator 117

David Gomes vs. Karl Amoussou

Welterweights Derek Campos (16-7) and Karl Amoussou (16-6-2) are in action next.

Round 1: Amoussou landing anything he wants, as Gomez is on the defensive. Smooth combo from Amoussou, who looks in perfect form to start. Nasty kick to the body from Amoussou. Flurry from Amoussou, but Gomez answers the call. Again, Gomez catches him getting too close. Lots of power from Gomez.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Amoussou

Round 2: Amoussou scores with the takedown and is inside the guard. He grabs the ankle and heel, Gomez rolls and gets free. Nice submission defense from Gomez. Amoussou bullies Gomez up against the fence and lands some nice body shots. Combination from Gomez to the body and a right lands, with Amoussou answering with an uppercut. He looks pissed and is going on the attack after a quiet second round. Gomez with a right that catches Amoussou off guard and forces him to clinch. Good straight jabs from Gomez.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Gomez

Round 3: Amoussou trying to cut off the cage and keep Gomez cornered, boxing him in and unleashing uppercuts. Gomez with a left, and another and they are exchanging now. Knee to the body from Amoussou forces Gomez to back up. Amoussou again has Gomez backing up after a flurry. Heavy right from Amoussou connects and he pins him against the fence with just over a minute to go. Gomez finishes strong, going to the body.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Amoussou

Karl Amoussou def. David Gomez via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)