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Bellator NYC PPV results: Matt Mitrione knocks out Fedor Emelianenko after double knockdown

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Check out the results from the Bellator NYC co-main event, as Matt Mitrione stops Fedor Emelianenko with ground strikes following a crazy double knockdown.

MMA: Bellator NYC-Emelianenko vs Mitrione Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

The co-main event for Bellator NYC witnessed Matt Mitrione and Fedor Emelianenko drop each other with a heavy punch at the same exact time, but it was Mitrione who recovered first, to finish off Fedor with ground strikes. When was the last time you saw a top flight double knockdown? What a crazy ending to this heavyweight bout. With a gigantic win for Mitrione, he is certainly sitting at the top of Bellator’s heavyweight division, but what will be next for Fedor?

Matt Mitrione def. Fedor Emelianenko by KO at 1:14 of round 1: Heavyweight

Check out Tim Burke’s play-by-play of Mitrione taking out Fedor:

Round 1 - Mitrione dancing on the outside. Fedor waiting for him. Fedor throws the first strike, a leg kick, after 45 seconds. They both dropped each other at the same time with punches! WHOA! THAT WAS ALMOST A DOUBLE KNOCKOUT! But Mitrione is up first and he jumps all over Fedor! It’s over! Fedor is out cold!