Dalton Rosta continues rise at Bellator 231

Dalton Rosta, Steve Mowry, Isaiah Chapman

Dalton Rosta, Steve Mowry, Isaiah Chapman

Dalton Rosta continues his rise up the rankings at Bellator 231 over the weekend, as the Pennsylvania native moved to 2-0 with a second round TKO victory over Claude Wilcox (1-1).

Rosta was dominant throughout the fight, proving to be a mismatch against the late replacement Wilcox. Still just 23 years old, it appears as though Bellator is grooming him to eventually be a contender in their deep 205-pound division.

“He has a strong chin that’s for sure,” Rosta told MMA Junkie after the fight. “I hit him with a couple of heavy shots and he didn’t go down. A couple of them I caught him on, I dazed him and hit him with two or three more right after that and he didn’t fall. I was a little surprised about that.

“Coming back off of that, I feel like I did well. Transitioning from my wrestling to my striking and putting everything together pretty well to get the win.”

After tonight’s impressive win, @2ooFast is 2-0 inside the @BellatorMMA cage. #Bellator231 pic.twitter.com/lNEmf0rCD6

— Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) October 25, 2019

Steve Mowry

Heavyweight Steve Mowry, a Pennsylvania native who now lives and trains in Florida, moved his record to 7-0 and his Bellator MMA record to 2-0 with a second round kimura submission victory over Gokhan Saricam (4-1).

Another win for @TallSteveMMA at #Bellator231. pic.twitter.com/TeqPpmaMpm

— Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) October 26, 2019

Isaiah Chapman

As a late replacement for Dominic Mazzotta, Isaiah Chapman (9-4) came up short against Patrick Mix (12-0) at Bellator 232 on Saturday night.

Jeff Hughes

Also in action over the weekend was Ohio native Jeff Hughes (10-3), who came up short against Raphael Pessoa (10-1) at UFC on ESPN+ 20 in Singapore. Hughes has now lost two in a row after earning a UFC contract last year.

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