A bout that was supposed to settle the unfinished business between Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos instead came to another bizarre end.
Reversing roles from their first meeting, a downed Santos took a groin kick that prevented him from continuing.
But unlike that meeting, which took place this past November, Prindle was disqualified, and Santos earned a spot in the semifinals of the Bellator Season 7 heavyweight tournament to cap an evening of fights at Bellator 75.
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Blagoi Ivanov's amazing comeback continues. A mere two years after nearly losing his life in a stabbing incident, Ivanov improved to 11-0 in MMA on Friday night. He submitted Lavar Johnson in the main event of Bellator 116 at Pechanga Casino in Temecula, Calif. With the win, Ivanov advances to the finals of the Bellator heavyweight tournament, where he'll meet Alexander Volkov. "I feel magic," said Ivanov. "I thank god because I'm here. I thank all my fans and my coaches." Ivanov went for submis read news >>
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Bellator’s seventh-season heavyweight tournament field has undergone a serious makeover. read news >>
On the day of the weigh-ins for Bellator 96, there has been a shakeup in the heavyweight tournament. Vinicius Queiroz is out of a semifinal bout against Rich Hale, and stepping in to take his place will be Ryan Martinez. read news >>
Richard Hale and Alexander Volkov have been cleared to compete in Friday’s Season 7 heavyweight tournament final, as both fighters checked in under the heavyweight limit at Thursday’s Bellator 84 weigh-in. read news >>
Richard Hale can take a heavyweight punch, but is better at giving them.
The former light heavyweight nearly was stopped by the punches of Thiago Santos before recovering to pound the Brazilian out and advance to the finals of the Season 7 heavyweight tournament.
The bout headlined Bellator 79, which took place at Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, Canada, following a featherweight semifinal fight that saw Shahbulat Shamhalaev advance to the finals.
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If Thiago Santos and Eric Prindle fight in Bellator there will apparently always be a bizarre ending, and someone will end up singing soprano when the night is over. read news >>
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The Bellator heavyweight tournament final went down at Bellator 120: “Rampage vs. King Mo” pay-per-view (PPV) event earlier tonight (Sat., May 17, 2014) inside Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, as Blagoi Ivanov battled Alexander Volkov for a shot at heavyweight champion Vitaly Minakov. Bulgaria vs. Russia! The Bellator heavyweight tournament final concluded this past Saturday night (May 17, 2014) at the Bellator 120: "Rampage vs. King Mo" pay-per-view (PPV) inside Landers Center in South read news >>
The 26 fighters competing on the Bellator MMA 96 fight card tonight at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla., weighed in on Tuesday making the semifinals of the heavyweight and light heavyweight Summer Series Tournaments official. read news >>
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Bellator, having to cancel another bout at the last minute on Friday night, but they were finally successful in crowning a heavyweight champion. read news >>
Alexander Volkov is the new Bellator Fighting Championships heavyweight king. read news >>