Hawaii’s Ty Gwerder fell to Khadzhimurat Bestaev at Bellator 264 on Friday via unanimous decision.
All three judges scored the middleweight fight 29-28 in favor of Bestaev.
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Gwerder falls to 5-3 in his professional MMA career, while Bestaev improves to 11-4.
The fight between Gwerder and Bestaev took place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
Bellator 264 concludes with a middleweight title fight between current champion Gegard Mousasi and John Salter.