Bellator 259: Grant Neal submitted Tyree Fortune.
Grant Neal defeated Tyree Fortune through submission (rear-naked choke), Spherical 1 – 4:20 at Bellator 259 on Friday, Could 21, 2021, reside from the Mohegan Solar Enviornment in Uncasville, CT.
“I really feel like I’m a bit of harmful there. We’re nonetheless working. I’m a piece in progress,” mentioned Neal, who praised his teammates and coaches at Elevation MMA for serving to him put together for the combat.
The end got here after Neal was capable of change ranges and take Fortune down. Instantly, Neal bought facet management. Fortune tried to get again to his ft however gave up his again. Neal was capable of hook on and went for the submission, making use of a rear-naked choke. Fortune couldn’t escape and was pressured to faucet out for the primary time in his profession.
Neal and Fortune each entered Bellator 259 with similar 5-0 data. Within the Bellator gentle heavyweight rankings, Neal ranked seventh, one spot forward of Fortune. Neal entered Friday’s combat, on a four-fight profitable streak inside the Bellator cage. In his final combat, Neal submitted Maurice Jackson at Bellator 254 on Dec. 10, 2020. Fortune has not fought since beating Chuck Campbell at Bellator 233 on Nov. 8, 2019.