Thackerville, OK. (November 8, 2013) – The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from the WinStar World Casino. The event featured the Bellator Heavyweight, Bantamweight and Middleweight Tournament Finals. Cheick Kongo defeated Peter Graham in the heavyweight final and Joe Warren finished Travis Marx to win the bantamweight final to become the second Bellator fighter to win a tournament in two different weight classes. After finishing all of his opponents throughout the tournament, Brennan Ward defeated Mikkel Parlo to win the middleweight tournament final and a guaranteed title shot.
Bellator Heavyweight Tournament Final: Cheick Kongo defeats Peter Graham by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bellator Bantamweight Tournament Final: Joe Warren defeats Travis Marx via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:56
Bellator Middleweight Tournament Final: Brennan Ward defeats Mikkel Parlo via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 1:39
Lightweight Feature Fight: Derek Campos defeats Martin Stapleton by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Patricky Pitbull defeats Edson Berto by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-29, 30-27)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Jonas Billstein defeats Cortez Coleman by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Mike Mucitelli defeats Ryan McCurdy by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Raphael Butler defeats Josh Burns via Submission (verbal) – Round 1, 2:14
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Linton Vassell defeats Matt Jones by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Chris Jones defeats Robert White by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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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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