St. Louis, Missouri – Cheljean Erwin-Davis engaged with a highly entertaining, back and forth battle with Adam Cella before picking up a 3rd round TKO with sharp punches.
Bellator 145: Vengeance will take place November 6, 2015 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The event will air live in prime time on Spike TV following the preliminary card on MMA Mad. Adam Cella vs. Cheljean Erwin-Davis took place on the preliminary portion of the card which aired live on mmamad.com.
The action started quickly in the opening bout of the night, especially in the grappling department. Both men had submission attempts in the 1st, but Cella seemed to get the better of the stanza with a close rear naked choke and effective ground and pound.
Erwin-Davis looked stronger in the 2nd round, however, and looked to have Cella in slight trouble more than once while on the mat. Cella was able to get a slam while transitioning, and move to dominant position after escaping a second guillotine attempt Erwin-Davis, but a reversal and ground and pound sealed the round for Erwin-Davis.
The finish came early in the final 5 minutes. Erwin-Davis landed and thudding right hand that stunned his opponent. Cella crumbled to his knees with his hands on his ears, giving Erwin-Davis the opportunity to land punches at will until the referee was forced to halt the action.
Cheljean Erwin-Davis moves to 3-1 with the victory, while Adam Cella drops to 6-5.
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