Bellator 176: Rafael Carvalho vs. Melvin Manhoef II

Bellator 176: Carvalho vs. Manhoef II took place on April 8th, 2017. The main event featured a middleweight title fight between champion Rafael Carvalho and contender Melvin Manhoef. In their last meeting (Bellator 155), Carvalho defeated Manhoef via split-decision 11 months prior to this event.

Event Results:
Weight Class Official Match Result Victory Method Round & Time
Middleweight Rafael Carvalho Defeated Melvin Manhoef Knockout (Head Kick) 4th Round | 3:15
W.Catchweight (132Ibs) Anastasia Yankova Defeated Elina Kallionidou Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3rd Round | 5:00
Lightweight Valeriu Mircea Defeated Djamil Chan Majority Decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3rd Round | 5:00
Lightweight Mihail Nica Defeated Samba Coulibaly Submission (Anaconda Choke) 1st Round | 0:36