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MMA Lab’s Henry Corrales earns 5th Bellator MMA win, knocks out Aaron Pico at ‘Bellator 214’

Training out of MMA Lab in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, Henry “OK” Corrales, 32, was one of the winners at “Bellator 214.” It was the fifth time the fighter from Whittier, California, USA won in Bellator MMA.

Featuring 14 mixed martial arts matches, “Bellator 214” took place at The Forum in Inglewood, California on January 26, 2019. In the co-main event of the evening, he faced his fellow Whittier resident Aaron Pico, 22, in the featherweight division.

Referee Jason Herzog served as the referee of the featherweight bout between Corrales and Pico. The referee out a stop to the contest after 1 minute and 7 seconds when the MMA Lab athlete knocked out his opponent via punches.

Winning at “Bellator 214” improved Corrales’s professional MMA record to 17 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Pico now has 4 wins and 2 losses.

This is the third time Corrales won via knockout in Bellator MMA. The MMA Lab athlete had expected that he would finish Pico at “Bellator 214.”

“I’m always disappointed for sure if I don’t get the finish,” Corrales told MMA Fighting. “For me, that’s the name of the game. (It) is going for that finish.”

Corrales has been competing professionally since 2011. He was an undefeated fighter when he joined Bellator MMA in 2015.

However, Corrales suffered three consecutive losses in Bellator MMA. He lost to Daniel Straus, 34, of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire, 31, of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil both via guillotine choke submission and to Emmanuel “El Matador” Sanchez, 28, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA via split decision.

On January 21, 2017, Corrales earned his first Bellator MMA win by knocking out Cody “The Cali Cowboy” Bollinger, 27, of Rancho Cucamonga, California at “Bellator 170.” The former also defeated Noad “Neo” Lahat, 34, of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA at “Bellator 182” on August 25, 2017 and Georgi “Insane” Karakhanyan, 33, of Riverside, California at “Bellator 192” both via unanimous decision.

“The MMA Lab is one of the best schools in the world,” Corrales told MMA Junkie following his “Bellator 192″ victory. “I made the jump and I took off and I’ve been undefeated since. I just feel really good about being a martial artist.”

On October 13, 2018, Corrales earned his fourth consecutive win in Bellator MMA. He knocked out Andy Main, 29, of Boonton, New Jersey, USA at “Bellator 208.”

Here is a clip from Corrales’s recent knockout victory:

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