Wichita, KS. (October 11, 2013) – The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from the Kansas Star Arena. The event featured the Bellator Lightweight Tournament Semifinals with Patricio Pitbull and Justin Wilcox moving on to the tournament final on November 15th from Atlantic City, New Jersey. The night also showcased the return of Kansas’s own David “The Caveman” Rickels defeating J.J. Ambrose via TKO in a lightweight battle.
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Semifinal: Patricio Pitbull defeats Fabricio Guerreiro by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Semifinal: Justin Wilcox defeats Joe Taimanglo by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Dave Rickels defeats J.J. Ambrose via TKO (Punches and Elbows) – Round 3, 2:37
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Mikhail Zayats defeats Aaron Rosa via submission (Kimura) – Round 1, 0:47
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Carlos Eduardo defeats Wayman Carter via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) – Round 1, 2:06
Lightweight Feature Fight: Remy Bussieres defeats Blake Pool via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Maurice Jackson defeats Matt Uhde via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 1, 0:52
Lightweight Feature Fight: Donnie Bell defeats Marcio Navarro via Submission (Neck Crank) – Round 1, 2:06
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Jeimeson Saudino defeats Jesse Thornton via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Ricky Musgrave defeats Cody Carrillo via Submission (Kimura) – Round 1, 2:59
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Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 115 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
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