Bethlehem, PA. (November 22, 2013) – The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from Pennsylvania’s Sands Event Center. The night showcased the Bellator Middleweight World Championship with Alexander Shlemenko defending his belt against Doug Marshall with a first round knockout. The event also featured the Bellator Welterweight and Lightweight Tournament Finals with Rick Hawn finishing Ron Keslar to win his second Bellator tournament in two different weigh classes and Will Brooks defeating Tiger Sarnavskiy in the lightweight final.
Bellator Middleweight World Championship: Alexander Shlemenko defeats Doug Marshall via KO (punch) – Round 1, 4:28
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final: Rick Hawn defeats Ron Keslar via KO (Punch) – Round 3, 0:55
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final: Will Brooks defeats Tiger Sarnavskiy via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Terry Etim defeats Patrick Cenoble via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-26)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Blagoi Ivanov defeats Keith Bell via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)- Round1, 3:59
Catchweight Feature Fight (153lbs): Goiti Yamauchi defeats Saul Almeida via KO (Punches) –Round 1, 2:04
Lightweight Feature Fight: Mike Bannon defeats Ahsan Abdullah via Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) – Round 1,1:51
Lightweight Feature Fight: Bubba Jenkins defeats Ian Rammel via TKO (Punches)- Round 3, 2:38
Lightweight Feature Fight: Brent Primus defeats Brett Glass via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) – Round 1, 3:20
Featherweight Feature Fight: Lester Caslow defeats Jay Haas via Submission (Guillotine Choke) –Round 3, 2:44
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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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