Bobby Lashley kept his Bellator undefeated streak intact inside the Bellator cage Friday night, as the TNA wrestling star demolished Josh Appelt in the co-main event of Bellator 162. The main card aired live on Spike from the FedEx Forum in Memphis.
Lashley dropped the TNA World Heavyweight Championship earlier this month to Eddie Edwards. He has claimed five stoppage wins in five fights with Bellator.
The card also featured a second round TKO victory for Alexander Shlemenko in the main event over Kendall Grove. Shlemenko, returning to action after a suspension for a failed drug test, finished Grove with strikes.
* Alexander Shlemenko def. Kendall Grove via TKO (strikes) at 1:43 of Round 2
* Bobby Lashley def. Josh Appelt via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:43 of Round 2
* Goiti Yamauchi def. Ryan Couture via submission (armbar) at 1:01 of Round 1
* Hisaki Kato def. A.J. Matthews via TKO (strikes) at 4:58 of Round 1
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