The very first round began sluggish, with Davis being a slightly more aggressive fighter however Romero did begin to toss some good strikes near the end. The action chose up in the 2nd round, with Romero doing more work but Davis ending the round with a smooth takedown. Davis managed the 3rd with some takedowns and a great deal of ground and pound.
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Phil Davis defeated Yoel Romero at Bellator 266.
Yoel Romero and Phil Davis squared off in the main occasion of Bellator 266. It was the extremely prepared for debut of Romero, and he did it versus former light heavyweight champ Davis. Sadly for Romero, Davis was able to make the win with a split decision triumph.
Bellator 266 happened on Saturday, Sept. 18, live from the SAP Center in San Jose, CA. Follow in addition to FanSided MMA for all your live results and highlights.