2013 in Bellator MMA

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2013 in Bellator MMA was the eighth installment of the Bellator MMA, which began on January 17, 2013 and ended on April 4, 2013.[1]

Bellator MMA
GenreSports
Created byBjorn Rebney
Country of originUnited States
Production
Running time120 minutes
Release
Original networkSpike TV
Original releaseJanuary 17 (2013-01-17) –
November 22, 2013 (2013-11-22)
Chronology
Preceded by2012 in Bellator MMA
Followed by2014 in Bellator MMA

Mixed martial arts tournaments were held in five weight classes and all of the champions, except the heavyweight champion, placed their titles on the line during this season.[2]

This season marked the beginning of Bellator MMA (formerly Bellator Fighting Championships) airing on Spike TV.[3]

Bellator 85Edit

Bellator 85
Information
DateJanuary 17, 2013
VenueBren Events Center
CityIrvine, California
Attendance3,002

Bellator 85 took place on January 17, 2013 at the Bren Events Center in Irvine, California.[1] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV. It marked the season debut of season eight.

Background

Bellator 85 was to open with a fight chosen exclusively by fans in the "Bellator: Vote For The Fight" contest. Fans could log onto Spike.com to select the two fighters they want to see square off in the first ever Bellator bout on Spike TV. The eligible fighters were all welterweights and included Paul Daley, Douglas Lima, Ben Saunders and War Machine.[4] Initially a bout between Daley and War Machine was announced by Bellator, but it was subsequently cancelled when War Machine tore his ACL and broke his fibula.[5]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Michael Chandler (c) def. Rick Hawn Submission (rear naked choke) 2 3:07 [a]
Light Heavyweight Mikhail Zayats def. Renato Sobral KO (spinning back fist and punches) 1 4:49 [b]
Light Heavyweight Jacob Noe def. Seth Petruzelli TKO (punches) 1 2:51 [b]
Featherweight Pat Curran (c) def. Patricio Freire Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 [c]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Light Heavyweight Emanuel Newton def. Atanas Djambazov Submission (rear naked choke) 2 2:21 [b]
Light Heavyweight Jason Lambert def. Hector Ramirez Submission (straight armbar) 1 3:59
Catchweight (165 lb) J.J. Ambrose def. Brian Warren Submission (guillotine choke) 2 0:50
Lightweight Savant Young def. Mike Guymon KO (punch) 2 0:48
Welterweight Joe Williams def. Jamie Yager TKO (strikes) 1 4:02
Featherweight Aaron Miller def. Joe Camacho Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Cleber Luciano def. Mario Navarro Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ For Lightweight Title
  2. ^ a b c Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal
  3. ^ For Featherweight Title

Bellator 86Edit

Bellator 86
Information
DateJanuary 24, 2013
VenueWinStar World Casino
CityThackerville, Oklahoma
Attendance1,288

Bellator 86 took place on January 24, 2013 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma.[1] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 86 featured the opening round of the Season Eight Welterweight Tournament.[1]

The card also featured the Bellator debut of Muhammed Lawal, against veteran Polish fighter Przemyslaw "Misiek" Mysiala.[1]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Ben Askren (c) def. Karl Amoussou TKO (doctor stoppage) 3 5:00 [a]
Light Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Przemyslaw Mysiala TKO (punches) 1 3:52 [b]
Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Michail Tsarev TKO (leg kicks) 2 1:44 [c]
Welterweight Ben Saunders def. Koffi Adzitso Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [c]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Brent Weedman def. Marius Zaromskis Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 29-27, 29-27) 3 5:00 [c][d]
Welterweight Raul Amaya def. José Gomes TKO (punches) 1 3:12 [c]
Catchweight (140 lb) Jason Sampson def. Chris Pham Submission (armbar) 3 4:55
Lightweight Damon Jackson def. Zach Church Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:43
Middleweight Cortez Coleman def. Matt Jones Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Unaired
Featherweight Hunter Tucker def. Javier Obregon Submission (guillotine choke) 2 3:17
  1. ^ For Welterweight Title
  2. ^ Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal
  3. ^ a b c d Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal
  4. ^ Zarokskis docked 1 point for illegal knees

Bellator 87Edit

Bellator 87
Information
DateJanuary 31, 2013
VenueSoaring Eagle Casino
CityMount Pleasant, Michigan
Attendance850

Bellator 87 took place on January 31, 2013 at Soaring Eagle Casino in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 87 featured fights the quarterfinals of the Season Eight Lightweight Tournament.

Patricky Freire was originally supposed to face Guillaume DeLorenzi in the main event. However, on the day of the weigh ins Freire was pulled from the card due to an "undisclosed injury" and replaced by Saad Awad.[6]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight David Rickels def. Lloyd Woodard Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a]
Lightweight Will Brooks def. Ricardo Tirloni Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Lightweight Saad Awad def. Guillaume DeLorenzi TKO (punches) 1 0:31 [a]
Lightweight Alexander Sarnavskiy def. Thiago Michel Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 3:43 [a]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Jason Fischer def. Sevak Magakian Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 3:37
Heavyweight Karl Etherington def. Jason Fish Verbal submission (strikes) 1 3:45
Catchweight (165 lb) Amir Khillah def. John Schulz Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:34
Lightweight J.P. Reese def. David Shepherd Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Sam Quito def. Ben Lagman Submission (kneebar) 1 3:54
Catchweight (139 lb) Tony Zelinski def. Nick Kirk Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ a b c d Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal

Bellator 88Edit

Bellator 88
Information
DateFebruary 7, 2013
VenueArena at Gwinnett Center
CityDuluth, Georgia
Attendance4,267

Bellator 88 took place on February 7, 2013 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia.[7] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 88 featured the opening round of the Season Eight Featherweight Tournament as well as a title fight for the vacant Middleweight title.[7]

A middleweight bout between Kelvin Tiller and Dave Vitkay was originally announced for this card, but failed to materialize.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Alexander Shlemenko def. Maiquel Falcão KO (punches) 2 2:18 [a]
Featherweight Marlon Sandro def. Akop Stepanyan Decision (majority) (28-28, 29-27, 29-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Featherweight Mike Richman def. Mitch Jackson TKO (head kick and punches) 1 4:57 [b]
Featherweight Alexandre Bezerra def. Genair da Silva Submission (armbar) 1 1:40 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Featherweight Magomedrasul Khasbulaev def. Fabricio Guerreiro Submission (arm triangle choke) 2 1:15 [b]
Catchweight (159 lb) Joe Elmore def. Jerrid Burke KO (punch) 2 4:11
Catchweight (152 lb) Ronnie Rogers def. Shane Crenshaw Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (159 lb) Clay Harvison def. Ururahy Rodrigues TKO (knee) 3 3:34
Featherweight George Hickman def. Stephen Upchurch Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:19
  1. ^ For the vacant Middleweight Title
  2. ^ a b c d Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal

Bellator 89Edit

Bellator 89
Information
DateFebruary 14, 2013
VenueBojangles' Coliseum
CityCharlotte, North Carolina

Bellator 89 took place on February 14, 2013 at The Bojangles' Coliseum, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.[8]

Background

Bellator 89 featured the opening round of the Middleweight tournament.

The event also featured the first defense for Eduardo Dantas of the Bantamweight Title since he won it from Zach Makovsky in May 2012. It marked the first time two training partners and friends have fought for a title in the Bellator promotion.[9]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Eduardo Dantas (c) def. Marcos Galvão KO (punches) 2 3:01 [a]
Middleweight Dan Cramer def. Brian Rogers Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Brett Cooper def. Norman Paraisy Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Doug Marshall def. Andreas Spang KO (punch) 1 3:03 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Heavyweight David Mejia def. Mont McCullens TKO (punches) 1 4:15
Middleweight Aaron Johnson def. Brennan Ward Submission (armbar) 1 0:15
Middleweight Sultan Aliev def. Mikkel Parlo Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Joe Pacheco def. Kyle Bolt TKO (strikes) 2 4:02
Welterweight Johnny Buck def. Chris Mierzwiak Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Mike Maldonado def. Tim Goodwin Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ For Bantamweight Title
  2. ^ a b c d Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinal

Bellator 90Edit

Bellator 90
Information
DateFebruary 21, 2013
VenueMaverik Center
CityWest Valley City, Utah

Bellator XC took place on February 21, 2013 at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.[8]

Background

Bellator 90 featured the finals of the Bellator Season 7 Featherweight Tournament.[10]

The card also featured the Light Heavyweight and Welterweight tournament semifinals.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Shahbulat Shamhalaev def. Rad Martinez KO (punch) 2 2:12 [a]
Light Heavyweight Emanuel Newton def. Muhammed Lawal KO (spinning backfist) 1 2:35 [b]
Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Bryan Baker KO (punch) 1 2:34 [c]
Light Heavyweight Mikhail Zayats def. Jacob Noe Submission (armbar) 1 3:38 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Ben Saunders def. Raul Amaya KO (head kick) 1 2:56 [c]
Catchweight (137 lb) Travis Marx def. Chase Beebe Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Jesse Juarez def. Jordan Smith Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Sean Powers def. Dave Allred Submission (rear naked choke) 3 2:10
Middleweight Lionel Lanham def. Joe Rodriguez TKO (punches) 1 0:49
Featherweight Shanon Slack def. Josh Tyler Submission (Peruvian necktie) 3 1:56
  1. ^ Bellator Season 7 Featherweight Tournament Final
  2. ^ a b Light Heavyweight Tournament Semi Final
  3. ^ a b Welterweight Tournament Semi Final

Bellator 91Edit

Bellator 91
Information
DateFebruary 28, 2013
VenueSanta Ana Star Center
CityRio Rancho, New Mexico

Bellator 91 took place on February 28, 2013 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.[11] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 91 featured the first title defense by Light Heavyweight champion Christian M'Pumbu, despite having won the belt in May 2011.

Alexander Sarnavskiy was originally scheduled to face David Rickels in the semifinals. However, Sarnavskiy fractured his hand during his first fight and had to withdraw from the tournament. He was replaced with Jason Fischer.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Attila Vegh def. Christian M'Pumbu (c) Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 49-46, 50-45) 5 5:00 [a]
Lightweight Saad Awad def. Will Brooks TKO (punches) 1 0:43 [b]
Lightweight David Rickels def. Jason Fischer Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Women's Bantamweight Holly Holm def. Katie Merrill TKO (punches) 2 3:02
Lightweight Blas Avena def. Lenny Lovato TKO (punch) 1 1:40
Featherweight Andres Quintana def. Russell Wilson TKO (knees & punches) 3 0:32
Bantamweight Ed West def. Josh Montoya KO (head kick) 2 2:51
Bantamweight Adrian Cruz def. Nick Gonzalez Submission (scarf hold armlock) 2 3:00
Heavyweight Josh Appelt def. Josh Lanier TKO (punches) 2 0:16
Catchweight (187 lb) Brennan Ward def. Yair Moguel Submission (rear naked choke) 1 0:57
  1. ^ For Light Heavyweight Title
  2. ^ a b Lightweight Tournament Semi Final

Bellator 92Edit

Bellator 92
Information
DateMarch 7, 2013
VenuePechanga Resort and Casino
CityTemecula, California

Bellator 92 took place on March 7, 2013 at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.[12] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

The card was originally scheduled to have the season 7 Lightweight tournament final between Dave Jansen and Marcin Held. However, Held was injured and the fight was delayed two weeks to Bellator 93.[13]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Magomedrasul Khasbulaev def. Marlon Sandro TKO (punches) 3 2:38 [a]
Middleweight Doug Marshall def. Sultan Aliev Decision (split) (27-30, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Brett Cooper def. Dan Cramer TKO (punches) 3 3:19 [b]
Featherweight Mike Richman def. Alexandre Bezerra Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Akop Stepanyan def. Chris Saunders TKO (spinning back kick & punches) 3 3:55
Middleweight Keith Berry def. Richard Rigmaden Submission (kimura) 1 1:31
Heavyweight Josh Appelt def. Manny Lara Decision (unanimous) (30-24, 30-24, 30-24) 3 5:00 [c]
Featherweight Aaron Miller def. Shad Smith Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Brandon Halsey def. Rocky Ramirez Technical submission (arm-triangle choke) 3 0:50
Unaired
Welterweight Ricky Legere def. Sabah Homasi Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:52
Featherweight Nick Piedmont def. Cleber Luciano TKO (punches) 1 0:55
  1. ^ a b Featherweight Tournament Semi Final
  2. ^ a b Middleweight Tournament Semi Final
  3. ^ Lara docked 3 points (1 for an illegal knee, 2 for a groin shot)

Bellator 93Edit

Bellator 93
Information
DateMarch 21, 2013
VenueAndroscoggin Bank Colisée
CityLewiston, Maine

Bellator 93 took place on March 21, 2013 at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine.[14] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV and featured the Season Seven Lightweight Tournament Final.[15]

Background

Ben Saunders and Douglas Lima were scheduled to have a rematch on this card to decide the winner of the Bellator Season 8 Welterweight Tournament Final. However, Lima broke his hand and the match was delayed until later in the year.[16]

Heavyweights Brett Rogers and Eric Prindle were scheduled to face each other on this card. However, the week leading up to the show it was announced that Prindle had pulled out of the bout due to an injury.

Jon Lemke defeated Jesse Erickson to kick off the event for the night and marked Bellator's 800th Fight in the history of the company.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Dave Jansen def. Marcin Held Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a]
Heavyweight Ryan Martinez def. Travis Wiuff KO (punches) 1 0:18
Welterweight Marcus Davis vs Waachiim Spiritwolf NC (knee to the groin) 1 3:05
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Middleweight Dave Vitkay def. Jesse Peterson Technical submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:18
Welterweight Michael Page def. Ryan Sanders KO (punch) 1 0:10
Middleweight Jason Butcher def. Jack Hermansson Submission (triangle choke) 1 2:24
Light Heavyweight Mike Mucitelli def. Brent Dillingham Submission (armbar) 1 2:48
Middleweight Joe Pacheco def. Pierre Pierry Submission (keylock) 1 1:54
Featherweight Vince Murdock def. John Raio TKO (elbow & punches) 3 4:01
Lightweight Jon Lemke def. Jesse Erickson TKO (punches) 1 2:50

Bellator 94Edit

Bellator 94
Information
DateMarch 28, 2013
VenueUSF Sun Dome
CityTampa, Florida

Bellator 94 took place on March 28, 2013 at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.[17] The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV and featured the Light Heavyweight and Lightweight Tournament Finals.

Background

Tony Fryklund made his return to mixed martial arts on this card after a 6-year absence. His last fight was a losing effort against Cung Le at a Strikeforce event in June 2007.

A bout between middleweights Ivan Devalle and Rory Shallcross was originally announced for this card, but failed to materialize.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Emanuel Newton def. Mikhail Zayats Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a]
Lightweight David Rickels def. Saad Awad TKO (punches) 2 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Luis Melo def. Trey Houston Submission (arm triangle choke) 3 1:09
Bantamweight Rodrigo Lima def. Ronnie Mann Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Julien Williams def. Kenny Moss Submission (guillotine choke) 1 3:19
Heavyweight Augusto Sakai def. Rob Horton KO (knee) 2 4:01
Women's Strawweight Jessica Aguilar def. Patricia Vidonic Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Joe Taimanglo def. Ronnie Rogers Submission (north/south choke) 2 0:33
Lightweight James Edson Berto def. Bruno Carvalho Submission (heel hook) 1 1:27
Catchweight (157 lb) Patrick Cenoble vs. Tony Fryklund Draw (29-27, 27-29, 28-28) 3 5:00 [c]
Women's Strawweight Felice Herrig def. Heather Jo Clark Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00

Bellator 95Edit

Bellator 95
Information
DateApril 4, 2013
VenueRevel Casino
CityAtlantic City, New Jersey

Bellator 95 took place on April 4, 2013 at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

The event was initially scheduled to feature a championship match for the Featherweight Title between Pat Curran and Daniel Mason-Straus.[18] However, on February 26, it was announced that Straus had broken his hand and had to pull out of the fight.[19] On February 27, it was announced that recent tournament winner Shahbulat Shamhalaev would advance with his title shot and he faced Curran on this card.[20]

The card was to feature the #1-ranked 125-pound female fighter according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings Jessica Eye vs. Munah Holland in a Women's Flyweight bout, but Eye had to withdraw due to a back injury.[21]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Pat Curran (c) def. Shahbulat Shamhalaev Technical submission (guillotine choke) 1 2:38 [a]
Featherweight Frodo Khasbulaev def. Mike Richman Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Doug Marshall def. Brett Cooper KO (punch) 1 3:39 [c]
Welterweight Rick Hawn def. Karo Parisyan KO (punches) 2 1:55
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Lyman Good def. Dante Rivera Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Catchweight (173 lb) Sam Oropeza def. Shedrick Goodridge TKO (strikes) 2 4:22
Catchweight (188 lb) Tom DeBlass def. Carlos Brooks TKO (doctor stoppage) 2 5:00
Lightweight Phillipe Nover def. Darrell Horcher Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Catchweight (140 lb) Jimmie Rivera def. Brian Kelleher Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Will Martinez def. Michael Hess KO (punches) 1 4:15
Featherweight Kevin Roddy def. Brylan Van Artsdalen Submission (armbar) 2 1:04
Light Heavyweight Liam McGeary def. Anton Talamantes TKO (elbows and punches) 1 1:18

TournamentsEdit

Light Heavyweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Emanuel Newton SUB
  Atanas Djambazov 2
  Emanuel Newton KO
  Muhammed Lawal 1
  Muhammed Lawal TKO
  Przemyslaw Mysiala 1
  Emanuel Newton UD
  Mikhail Zayats 3
  Mikhail Zayats TKO
  Renato Sobral 1
  Mikhail Zayats SUB
  Jacob Noe 1
  Jacob Noe TKO
  Seth Petruzelli 1

Middleweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Doug Marshall KO
  Andreas Spang 1
  Doug Marshall SD
  Sultan Aliev 3
  Sultan Aliev UD
  Mikkel Parlo 3
  Doug Marshall KO
  Brett Cooper 1
  Brett Cooper UD
  Norman Paraisy 3
  Brett Cooper TKO
  Dan Cramer 3
  Dan Cramer UD
  Brian Rogers 3

Welterweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Douglas Lima TKO
  Michail Tsarev 2
  Douglas Lima TKO
  Bryan Baker [a]1
  Brent Weedman UD
  Marius Zaromskis 3
  Douglas Lima KO
  Ben Saunders 2
  Ben Saunders UD
  Koffi Adzitso 3
  Ben Saunders KO
  Raul Amaya 1
 Raul Amaya TKO
  José Gomes 1
  1. ^ Replaces Brent Weedman due to an injury

Lightweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  David Rickels UD
  Lloyd Woodard 3
  David Rickels UD
  Jason Fischer[a]3
  Alexander Sarnavskiy SUB
  Thiago Michel 2
  David Rickels TKO
  Saad Awad 2
  Saad Awad TKO
  Guillaume DeLorenzi 1
  Saad Awad TKO
  Will Brooks 1
  Will Brooks UD
  Ricardo Tirloni 3
  1. ^ Replaces Alexander Sarnavskiy due to an injury

Featherweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Magomedrasul Khasbulaev SUB
  Fabricio Guerreiro 2
  Magomedrasul Khasbulaev TKO
  Marlon Sandro 3
  Marlon Sandro MD
  Akop Stepanyan 3
  Magomedrasul Khasbulaev DD
  Mike Richman 3
  Mike Richman TKO
  Mitch Jackson 1
  Mike Richman UD
  Alexandre Bezerra 3
  Alexandre Bezerra SUB
  Genair da Silva 1

Bellator 96Edit

Bellator 96
Information
DateJune 19, 2013
VenueWinstar World Casino
CityThackerville, Oklahoma

Bellator 96 took place on June 19, 2013 at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV. It marked the season debut of the 2013 summer series.[22] Randy Couture, Frank Shamrock, Greg Jackson and Joe Warren took part in commentary.

Background

Bellator 96 featured the opening round of the 2013 Summer Series Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight tournaments.[23]

This event served as the lead in for the debut of Bellator's new reality TV series, Fight Master: Bellator MMA.

Michael Chandler was expected to defend his Lightweight Title against Dave Jansen on this card. However, on June 2, it was announced that Jansen had to pull out of the bout due to an injury.[24]

Vinicius Queiroz was originally scheduled to face Richard Hale in the heavyweight tournament. Queiroz, however, suffered a knee injury and was replaced Ryan Martinez.[25]

Both Derek Campos and Keith Berry missed weight for their fights; as a result, both fighters forfeited a portion of their purses to their opponents and the matches were changed to catchweight.

Both Seth Petruzelli & Renato Sobral retired from MMA competition after this event.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Seth Petruzelli KO (punch) 1 1:35 [a]
Light Heavyweight Jacob Noe def. Renato Sobral TKO (referee stoppage) 3 3:32 [a]
Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov def. Ron Sparks TKO (punches) 1 0:32 [b]
Welterweight War Machine def. Blas Avena TKO (punches) 1 3:55
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Damon Jackson def. Keith Miner TKO (punches) 1 2:00
Heavyweight Raphael Butler def. Jeremiah O'Neal TKO (punches & elbows) 1 2:57
Heavyweight Ryan Martinez def. Richard Hale KO (punches) 1 2:19 [b]
Light Heavyweight Brandon Halsey def. Joe Yager Decision (split) (30-28, 28-30, 30-28) 3 5:00 [c]
Catchweight (159 lb) Derek Campos def. Brandon Girtz Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Justin McNally def. Steven Artoff Verbal submission (inverted triangle armbar) 1 2:44
Unaired
Featherweight Chas Skelly def. Jarrod Card Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Mike Maldonado def. Chavous Smith Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:27
Catchweight (186 lb) Keith Berry def. Cortez Coleman Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
  1. ^ a b Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal
  2. ^ a b Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal
  3. ^ Yager deducted 1 point for a groin kick.

Bellator 97Edit

Bellator 97
Information
DateJuly 31, 2013
VenueSanta Ana Star Center
CityRio Rancho, New Mexico

Bellator 97 took place on July 31, 2013 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The event was distributed live in prime time by Spike TV.

Background

The card featured Ben Askren's fourth title defense of the Bellator Welterweight Championship and Michael Chandler's second defense of the Bellator Lightweight Championship.

The card also featured the Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Tournament Finals and Bantamweight Tournament Semifinals.

Douglas Lima and Ben Saunders were scheduled to fight in order to decide the next contender for the Welterweight title. However, on June 11, it was announced that Lima had to pull out of the bout due to an injury.[26]

Patricio Freire was originally scheduled to face The Ultimate Fighter veteran Rob Emerson. However, on July 12, it was revealed Emerson had to withdraw due to injury and was replaced by Jared Downing.[27]

The live airing featured the announcement of Bellator's first pay per view event for November 2, 2013 that will be headlined by Tito Ortiz versus Quinton Jackson.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Michael Chandler (c) def. David Rickels KO (punches) 1 0:44 [a]
Welterweight Ben Askren (c) def. Andrey Koreshkov TKO (punches) 4 2:58 [b]
Light Heavyweight Muhammed Lawal def. Jacob Noe TKO (punches) 3 2:51 [c]
Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov def. Ryan Martinez TKO (punches) 3 4:02 [d]
Featherweight Patricio Freire def. Jared Downing TKO (punches) 2 0:54
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Will Brooks def. Cris Leyva TKO (punches) 3 2:20
Bantamweight Rafael Silva def. Rodrigo Lima Submission (rear naked choke) 3 2:03 [e]
Bantamweight Anthony Leone def. Frank Baca Submission (rear naked choke) 3 1:07 [e]
Lightweight Bubba Jenkins def. Mike Barreras TKO (punches) 2 1:05
Catchweight (151 lb) Javier Palacios def. Richard Jacques Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
Middleweight Jeremy Kimball def. Keith Berry KO (punches) 2 1:45
Bantamweight Adrian Cruz def. Felipe Chavez TKO (punches) 2 0:00
Catchweight (149 lb) Donald Sanchez def. Cliff Wright Decision (split) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Shawn Bunch def. Russell Wilson Decision (split) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Lightweight Title Fight
  2. ^ Welterweight Title Fight
  3. ^ Light Heavyweight Tournament Final
  4. ^ Heavyweight Tournament Final
  5. ^ a b Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal

TournamentsEdit

Heavyweight tournament bracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
  Vitaly Minakov TKO
  Ron Sparks 3
  Vitaly Minakov TKO
  Ryan Martinez 3
  Ryan Martinez KO
  Richard Hale 1

Light Heavyweight tournament bracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
  Muhammed Lawal KO
  Seth Petruzelli 1
  Muhammed Lawal TKO
  Jacob Noe 3
  Jacob Noe TKO
  Renato Sobral 3

Bantamweight tournament bracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
  Rafael Silva SUB
  Rodrigo Lima 3
  Rafael Silva UD
  Anthony Leone 3
  Anthony Leone SUB
  Frank Baca 3

Bellator 98Edit

Bellator 98
Information
DateSeptember 7, 2013
VenueMohegan Sun Arena
CityUncasville, Connecticut

Bellator 98 took place on September 7, 2013 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.[28] The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV. It marked the season debut of season nine.

Background

Bellator 98 was supposed to feature a Bellator Middleweight Championship bout between Alexander Shlemenko and Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall. However, on August 19 Marshall was forced out of the title bout due to an injury and was replaced by Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Runner Up Brett Cooper.[29]

The Fight Master: Bellator MMA finale between Joe Riggs and Mike Bronzoulis was expected to take place at this event. However, on September 3, it was revealed Riggs has sustained a significant eye injury and the bout was postponed indefinitely.[30] The fight was later scheduled for Bellator 106.

Dan Cramer was originally scheduled to face Perry Filkins in the Middleweight tournament opening round, but withdrew from the match and was replaced by Jeremy Kimball.

Joe Warren was scheduled to face Nick Kirk on this card. However, on the Friday before the event, Warren was removed for undisclosed medical reasons. The fight was later scheduled for Bellator 101

Andreas Spang was originally scheduled to face Justin Torrey in the Middleweight tournament opening round, but was declared unfit to fight by the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation. He was replaced by Brennan Ward, who originally was supposed to face Dave Vitkay on the preliminary card.[31]

Andrew Calandrelli was originally scheduled to face Ryan Quinn, but was removed from the card and replaced by Brylan Van Artsdalen.

The card featured all the Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinal bouts.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Alexander Shlemenko (c) def. Brett Cooper Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Mikkel Parlo def. Brian Rogers Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26, 30-26) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Jason Butcher def. Giva Santana TKO (punches) 2 1:12 [b]
Middleweight Brennan Ward def. Justin Torrey TKO (punches) 2 3:28 [b]
Middleweight Perry Filkins def. Jeremy Kimball Submission (rear naked choke) 3 4:18 [b]
Lightweight Derek Anderson def. Patricky Freire Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Light Heavyweight Mike Mucitelli vs. Jeff Nader No Contest 1 1:30 [c]
Heavyweight Josh Diekmann def. Parker Porter TKO (strikes) 1 1:12
Lightweight Ryan Quinn def. Brylan Van Artsdalen Submission (arm triangle) 1 2:34
Featherweight Matt Bessette def. Nick Piedmont TKO (punches) 1 1:41
Featherweight Rico Disciullo def. Glenn Allair KO (strikes) 1 1:21
  1. ^ For Middleweight Championship
  2. ^ a b c d Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinal
  3. ^ Mucitelli inadvertently poked Nader in the eye in round one.

Bellator 99Edit

Bellator 99
Information
DateSeptember 13, 2013
VenuePechanga Resort & Casino
CityTemecula, California

Bellator 99 took place on September 13, 2013 at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.[32] The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 99 featured the Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal bouts.

Vladimir Matyushenko was originally scheduled to face for Bellator Light Heavyweight champion Christian M'Pumbu. However, on August 18, it was announced that M'Pumbu had a hand injury and he was replaced by Houston Alexander.[33]

Shahbulat Shamhalaev was originally scheduled to face Akop Stepanyan on this card. However, on September 9, it was revealed Shamhalaev was forced to pull out of the tournament due to his ailing father. He was replaced by Justin Wilcox.[34]

A bantamweight bout between Derek Loffer and Mario Navarro was initially planned for this card, but cancelled for unknown reasons.[35]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Patricio Freire def. Diego Nunes KO (punch) 1 1:19 [a]
Featherweight Fabricio Guerreiro def. Desmond Green Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a]
Light Heavyweight Vladimir Matyushenko def. Houston Alexander Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Featherweight Justin Wilcox def. Akop Stepanyan Technical submission (rear naked choke) 2 2:20 [a]
Featherweight Joe Taimanglo def. Andrew Fisher Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Heavyweight Blagoi Ivanov def. Manny Lara Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:17
Featherweight Goiti Yamauchi def. Musa Toliver Submission (rear naked choke) 1 1:01
Welterweight Gavin Sterritt def. Andy Murad Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Hector Ramirez def. Savo Kosic Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Unaired
Light Heavyweight Virgil Zwicker def. Nick Moghaddam TKO (punches) 1 3:22
  1. ^ a b c d Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal

Bellator 100Edit

Bellator 100
Information
DateSeptember 20, 2013
VenueGrand Canyon University Arena
CityPhoenix, Arizona

Bellator 100 took place on September 20, 2013 at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.[36] The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 100 featured the Season 9 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal bouts and the Season 8 Welterweight finals.

Matthew Riddle was originally scheduled to face Luis Melo on this card, but pulled out due to a cracked rib.[29] He was replaced by Ron Keslar.[37]

Mark Scanlon was originally scheduled to face Herman Terrado on this card, but pulled out due to an injury and was replaced by Rick Hawn

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Douglas Lima def. Ben Saunders KO (head kick) 2 4:33 [a]
Welterweight War Machine def. Vaughn Anderson Technical Submission (rear naked choke) 2 4:01 [b]
Welterweight Rick Hawn def. Herman Terrado Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [b]
Welterweight Ron Keslar def. Luis Melo Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 [b]
Welterweight Brent Weedman def. Justin Baesman Submission (armbar) 1 3:20 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Bantamweight Travis Marx def. Brandon Bender TKO (strikes) 2 4:28 [c]
Lightweight LaRue Burley def. Bubba Jenkins TKO (punches) 3 3:40
Light Heavyweight Clifford Starks def. Joe Yager Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Liam McGeary def. Beau Tribolet KO (punches) 1 0:27
Heavyweight Siala-Mou Siliga def. Dan Charles TKO (punches) 3 1:26
Welterweight Adam McDonough def. Johnny Buck TKO (strikes) 1 4:51
Unaired
Lightweight Efrain Escudero def. Zack Surdyka Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Season 8 Welterweight Tournament Final
  2. ^ a b c d Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal
  3. ^ Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal

Bellator 101Edit

Bellator 101
Information
DateSeptember 27, 2013
VenueRose Garden
CityPortland, Oregon
Attendance2,368
Total gate$87,568

Bellator 101 took place on September 27, 2013 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland, Oregon.[38] The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 101 featured the Season 9 Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal bouts.

Rob Sinclair was scheduled to face Rich Clementi in a Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal fight, but on Sept. 9, 2013 had to pull out due to injury and was replaced by Ricardo Tirloni. Marcin Held was originally scheduled to face Tirloni on the preliminary card, and Ryan Healy took the fight as a replacement.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Joe Warren def. Nick Kirk Submission (reverse triangle armbar) 2 3:03 [a]
Lightweight Alexander Sarnavskiy def. Marcus Davis Submission (rear naked choke) 1 1:40 [b]
Lightweight Ricardo Tirloni def. Rich Clementi Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Lightweight Will Brooks def. John Alessio Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-25) 3 5:00 [b]
Lightweight Saad Awad def. Martin Stapleton Submission (rear naked choke) 1 3:46 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Nathan Coy def. Andy Uhrich Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Marcin Held def. Ryan Healy KO (punches) 1 1:12
Middleweight Dave Vitkay def. Tyson Jeffries Submission (rear naked choke) 3 3:07
Lightweight Brent Primus def. Scott Thometz Submission (rear naked choke) 1 3:48
Bantamweight Austin Springer def. Zack Skinner Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Peter Aspenwal def. Jeremiah Riggs Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal
  2. ^ a b c d Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal

Bellator 102Edit

Bellator 102
Information
DateOctober 4, 2013
VenueVisalia Convention Center
CityVisalia, California
Attendance1,482
Total gate$73,410

Bellator 102 took place on October 4, 2013 at Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 102 featured the Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals, Middleweight Tournament Semifinals and Summer Series bantamweight tournament final between Anthony Leone and Rafael "Morcego" Silva.

Michael Page and Kenny Ento were scheduled to face each other in a Welterweight bout on this card. However, on September 30, it was announced that Page was injured and both he and Ento were removed from the card.[39]

Perry Filkins was to face Brennan Ward in the Middleweight Tournament Semifinals. However, he had to pull out due to injury and was replaced by Joe Pacheco.[40]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Cheick Kongo def. Mark Godbeer TKO (knees and punches) 2 2:04 [a]
Heavyweight Vinicius Queiroz def. Lavar Johnson KO (punch) 1 0:23 [a]
Bantamweight Rafael Silva def. Anthony Leone Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Middleweight Mikkel Parlo def. Jason Butcher Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 [c]
Middleweight Brennan Ward def. Joe Pacheco Submission (guillotine choke) 2 2:41 [c]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Featherweight Scott Cleve def. Isaac DeJesus TKO (strikes) 2 3:14
Heavyweight Javy Ayala def. Thiago Santos KO (punches) 1 5:00
Lightweight Brandon Girtz def. Poppies Martinez Submission (armbar) 1 1:20
Catchweight (165 lb) Stephen Martinez def. Bryan Travers Technical submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:56
Lightweight Cain Carrizosa def. Juan Quesada Submission (triangle choke) 2 4:51
Heavyweight Brandon Cash def. William Richey TKO (exhaustion) 2 5:00
  1. ^ a b Heavyweight Tournament Semifinals
  2. ^ 2013 Summer Series Bantamweight Tournament Final
  3. ^ a b Middleweight Tournament Semifinals

Bellator 103Edit

Bellator 103
Information
DateOctober 11, 2013
VenueKansas Star Arena
CityMulvane, Kansas

Bellator 103 took place on October 11, 2013 at Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 103 featured the Featherweight Tournament Semifinal bouts.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Patricio Freire def. Fabricio Guerreiro Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Featherweight Justin Wilcox def. Joe Taimanglo Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Lightweight David Rickels def. J.J. Ambrose TKO (punches) 3 2:37
Light Heavyweight Mikhail Zayats def. Aaron Rosa Submission (kimura) 1 0:47
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Light Heavyweight Carlos Eduardo def. Wayman Carter Submission (rear naked choke) 1 2:06
Lightweight Remy Bussieres def. Blake Pool Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Maurice Jackson def. Matt Uhde TKO (cut) 1 0:52
Lightweight Donnie Bell def. Marcio Navarro Submission (rear neck crank) 1 2:06
Bantamweight Jeimeson Saudino def. Jesse Thornton Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (150 lb) Ricky Musgrave def. Cody Carrillo Submission (kimura) 1 2:59
  1. ^ a b Featherweight Tournament Semifinals

Bellator 104Edit

Bellator 104
Information
DateOctober 18, 2013
VenueU.S. Cellular Center
CityCedar Rapids, Iowa

Bellator 104 took place on October 18, 2013 at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 104 featured the Welterweight Tournament Semifinal bouts.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Rick Hawn def. Brent Weedman Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Welterweight Ron Keslar def. War Machine Technical Submission (rear naked choke) 1 3:31 [a]
Middleweight Kendall Grove def. Joe Vedepo Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Peter Graham def. Eric Prindle Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Paul Bradley def. Karl Amoussou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Paul Sass def. Rod Montoya Submission (toe hold) 1 2:01
Catchweight (150 lb) Rob Emerson def. Jared Downing Submission (inverted heel hook) 1 1:44
Catchweight (160 lb) Brandon Girtz def. Mike Estus Submission (armbar) 1 4:25
Catchweight (161 lb) Cliff Wright def. Derek Loffer Submission (armbar) 2 4:28
Featherweight Andre Tieva def. Chris Lane TKO (punches) 1 2:20
  1. ^ a b Welterweight Tournament Semifinals

Bellator 105Edit

Bellator 105
Information
DateOctober 25, 2013
VenueSanta Ana Star Center
CityRio Rancho, New Mexico

Bellator 105 took place on October 25, 2013 at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 105 featured the Lightweight Tournament Semifinal bouts.

Eugene Fadiora was initially scheduled to face Andreas Spang. However, Spang was removed from the card and replaced by Keith Berry.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Will Brooks def. Saad Awad Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Lightweight Alexander Sarnavskiy def. Ricardo Tirloni Submission (triangle choke) 1 1:08 [a]
Heavyweight Siala-Mou Siliga def. Ron Sparks Submission (keylock) 1 2:52
Middleweight Eugene Fadiora def. Keith Berry TKO (elbows) 2 4:19
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Featherweight Desmond Green def. Angelo Sanchez TKO (cut) 2 1:04 [b]
Heavyweight Raphael Butler def. Joseph Bryant TKO (strikes) 1 1:04
Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir def. Josh Lanier TKO (strikes) 1 3:13
Bantamweight Luis Nogueira def. Frank Baca Submission (arm triangle choke) 1 4:41
Middleweight Eddie Larrea def. Rocky Ramirez Submission (heel hook) 2 1:45
Bantamweight Steve Garcia def. Shawn Bunch TKO (punches) 3 3:29
Unaired
Bantamweight Jesse Brock def. Adrian Cruz Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
  1. ^ a b Lightweight Tournament Semifinals
  2. ^ Doctor stopped the fight due to a cut caused by an elbow strike.

Bellator 106Edit

Bellator 106
Information
DateNovember 2, 2013
VenueConvention and Entertainment Center
CityLong Beach, California
Attendance6,596
Total gate$350,319

Bellator 106 took place on November 2, 2013 at Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California. The event aired live on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 106 was to be Bellator's first ever pay-per-view event and was expected to be headlined by a Light Heavyweight bout between Tito Ortiz and Quinton Jackson, both of whom would have been making their promotional debuts.[41] However, on October 25, it was announced that Ortiz was out of the bout due to injury. Subsequently, Bellator announced that the show would air on Spike TV rather that PPV.[42]

The main event featured a Lightweight title rematch between the current champion Michael Chandler and former champion Eddie Alvarez. Chandler defeated Alvarez via fourth round submission in their original bout back at Bellator 58.[43]

The Heavyweight tournament final between Cheick Kongo and Vinicius Queiroz was originally scheduled for this card. However, an injury to Queiroz forced it off the card and it will be rescheduled on a future show.[44]

Results

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Eddie Alvarez def. Michael Chandler (c) Decision (split) (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) 5 5:00 [a]
Light Heavyweight Emanuel Newton def. Muhammed Lawal Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 [b]
Featherweight Daniel Mason-Straus def. Pat Curran (c) Decision (unanimous) (49-45, 48-46, 48-46) 5 5:00 [c]
Welterweight Joe Riggs def. Mike Bronzoulis Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [d]
Featherweight Mike Richman def. Akop Stepanyan TKO (punches) 1 4:05
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Welterweight Cristiano Souza def. Alejandro Garcia Submission (rear naked choke) 3 3:06
Light Heavyweight Brandon Halsey def. Hector Ramirez TKO (punches) 1 0:52
Lightweight Mike Guymon def. Aaron Miller Submission (triangle choke) 2 4:20
Catchweight (150 lb) Cleber Luciano def. Joe Camacho Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Josh Smith def. Darren Smith Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Unaired
Welterweight Jesse Juarez def. Joe Williams Submission (guillotine choke) 1 0:57

Bellator 107Edit

Bellator 107
Information
DateNovember 8, 2013
VenueWinStar World Casino
CityThackerville, Oklahoma

Bellator 107 took place on November 8, 2013 at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 107 featured the Heavyweight Tournament final, Middleweight Tournament final and Bantamweight Tournament final.

Cheick Kongo was originally scheduled to face Vinicius Queiroz in the Heavyweight tournament finals, but Queiroz withdrew due to a knee injury.[44] He was replaced by Peter Graham.[45]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Cheick Kongo def. Peter Graham Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Bantamweight Joe Warren def. Travis Marx TKO (knee and punches) 2 1:54 [b]
Middleweight Brennan Ward def. Mikkel Parlo TKO (punches) 2 1:39 [c]
Catchweight (157 lb) Derek Campos def. Martin Stapleton Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Patricky Freire def. Edson Berto Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Jonas Billstein def. Cortez Coleman Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Mike Mucitelli def. Ryan McCurdy Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Raphael Butler def. Josh Burns Verbal submission (punches) 1 2:14
Light Heavyweight Linton Vassell def. Matt Jones Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-26, 30-26) 3 5:00
Unaired
Catchweight (156 lb) Chris Jones def. Robert White Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Heavyweight Tournament Final
  2. ^ Bantamweight Tournament Final
  3. ^ Middleweight Tournament Final

Bellator 108Edit

Bellator 108
Information
DateNovember 15, 2013
VenueRevel Casino
CityAtlantic City, New Jersey

Bellator 108 took place on November 15, 2013 at Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey[46] The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 108 featured the Featherweight Tournament Finals.

Heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov made the first defense of his title against Vitaly Minakov on this show in the co-main event.

The card featured the Bellator debut of Quinton Jackson following the cancellation of his bout against Tito Ortiz. He faced Bellator and UFC veteran Joey Beltran in the main event.[47]

Nah-Shon Burrell was originally scheduled to face Dante Rivera on this card. However, he was rescheduled to face Jesus Martinez due to undisclosed reasons.[48]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Catchweight (210 lb) Quinton Jackson def. Joey Beltran TKO (punches) 1 4:59
Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov def. Alexander Volkov (c) TKO (punches) 1 2:57 [a]
Bantamweight Marcos Galvao def. Tom McKenna TKO (punches) 1 4:29
Featherweight Patricio Freire def. Justin Wilcox TKO (punches) 1 2:23 [b]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Catchweight (174 lb) Sam Oropeza def. Chip Moraza-Pollard TKO (punches) 1 0:37
Light Heavyweight Tom DeBlass def. Jason Lambert KO (punch) 1 1:45
Catchweight (180 lb) Nah-Shon Burrell def. Jesus Martinez Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Anthony Morrison def. Kenny Foster Majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 30-26) 3 5:00 [c]
Light Heavyweight Liam McGeary def. Najim Wali Submission (armbar) 1 1:31
Featherweight Will Martinez def. Kevin Roddy Submission (rear naked choke) 1 3:50
Featherweight Dan Matala def. Ryan Cafaro TKO (strikes) 2 3:52
Bantamweight Rob Sullivan def. Sergio da Silva Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
  1. ^ Heavyweight Title fight
  2. ^ Featherweight Tournament Final
  3. ^ Foster was docked one point for illegal groin strikes.

Bellator 109Edit

Bellator 109
Information
DateNovember 22, 2013
VenueSands Casino Event Center
CityBethlehem, Pennsylvania

Bellator 109 took place on November 22, 2013 at Sands Casino Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 109 featured the 2013 Season 9 Welterweight and Lightweight Tournament Finals.

Michael Page and Andrew Osbourne were slated to face each other in a Welterweight bout on this card but the fight was scrapped due to Page recovering from lingering injuries.[49]

Matt Riddle was expected to come out of his 3-week retirement to fight Nathan Coy at this event. However, he pulled out of the bout on November 13, 2013.[50]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Alexander Shlemenko (c) def. Doug Marshall KO (punch to the body) 1 4:28 [a]
Welterweight Rick Hawn def. Ron Keslar KO (punch) 3 0:55 [b]
Lightweight Will Brooks def. Alexander Sarnavskiy Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [c]
Lightweight Terry Etim def. Patrick Cenoble Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 30-26) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Lightweight Mike Bannon def. Ahsan Abdulla Technical submission (arm triangle choke) 1 1:51
Heavyweight Blagoy Ivanov def. Keith Bell Submission (rear naked choke) 1 3:59
Catchweight (153 lb) Goiti Yamauchi def. Saul Almeida KO (punches) 1 2:04
Lightweight Bubba Jenkins def. Ian Rammel TKO (punches) 3 2:38
Lightweight Brent Primus def. Brett Glass Submission (rear naked choke) 1 3:20
Featherweight Lester Caslow def. Jay Haas Submission (guillotine choke) 3 2:44
  1. ^ Middleweight Championship
  2. ^ Welterweight Tournament Final
  3. ^ Lightweight Tournament Final

TournamentsEdit

Heavyweight tournament bracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
  Cheick Kongo TKO
  Mark Godbeer 2
  Cheick Kongo UD
  Peter Graham* 3
  Vinicius Queiroz KO
  Lavar Johnson 1

Middleweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Brennan Ward* TKO
  Justin Torrey 2
  Brennan Ward SUB
  Joe Pacheco*** 2
  Perry Filkins SUB
  Jeremy Kimball** 3
  Brennan Ward TKO
  Mikkel Parlo 2
  Mikkel Parlo UD
  Brian Rogers 3
  Mikkel Parlo UD
  Jason Butcher 3
  Jason Butcher TKO
  Giva Santana 2

Welterweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Rick Hawn** UD
  Herman Terrado 3
  Rick Hawn UD
  Brent Weedman 3
  Brent Weedman SUB
  Justin Baesman 1
  Rick Hawn KO
  Ron Keslar 3
  Ron Keslar* SD
  Luis Melo 3
 Ron Keslar SUB
  War Machine 1
  War Machine SUB
  Vaughn Anderson 2

Lightweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Will Brooks UD
  John Alessio 3
  Will Brooks UD
  Saad Awad 3
  Saad Awad SUB
  Martin Stapleton 1
  Will Brooks UD
  Alexander Sarnavskiy 3
  Alexander Sarnavskiy SUB
  Marcus Davis 1
  Alexander Sarnavskiy SUB
  Ricardo Tirloni 1
  Ricardo Tirloni* UD
  Rich Clementi 3
  • (*) Replaced Rob Sinclair

Featherweight tournament bracketEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
  Patricio Freire KO
  Diego Nunes 1
  Patricio Freire UD
  Fabricio Guerreiro 3
  Fabricio Guerreiro UD
  Desmond Green 3
  Patricio Freire TKO
  Justin Wilcox 1
  Justin Wilcox* SUB
  Akop Stepanyan 2
  Justin Wilcox UD
  Joe Taimanglo 3
  Joe Taimanglo UD
  Andrew Fisher 3

Bantamweight tournament bracketEdit

Semifinals Finals
      
  Joe Warren SUB
  Nick Kirk 2
  Joe Warren TKO
  Travis Marx 2
  Travis Marx TKO
  Brandon Bender 2

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