Gabriel Varga successfully retained his Bellator Kickboxing Featherweight Championship with a first round stoppage of Shan Cangelosi Saturday in Genova, Italy. The title bout headlined the Bellator Kickboxing 11 event at RDS Stadium.
The win was Varga’s first defense of the title he won from Kevin Ross in July. In that fight, Varga also prevailed by first round stoppage.
In the chief support bout, Raymond Daniels of the USA defeated Zakaria Laaouatni of France by majority decision.
Yuri Bessmertny of Belarus defeated former champion Karim Ghajji by unanimous decision in a welterweight contest.
Results from the main card are below.
Bellator Kickboxing 11-Main Card
01 December 2018
RDS Stadium, Genova, Italy
Broadcast: Bellator App, DAZN Italy
-65.7 kg: Gabriel Varga (CAN) def. Shan Cangelosi (ITA)-Round 1 KO (Retains Bellator Kickboxing Featherweight Title)
-78 kg: Raymond Daniels (USA) def. Zakaria Laaouatni (FRA)-Majority Decision
-77 kg: Yuri Bessmertny (BLR) def. Karim Ghajji (FRA)-Unanimous Decision
-80 kg: Gabriele Casella (ITA) def. Dani Traore (DEU)-Unanimous Decision
-72 kg: Younes Rahmouni (BEL) def. Tiziano Campus (ITA)-Decision
-66 kg: Christian Zahe (ITA) def. Samuel Toscano (ITA)-KO Round 1