Phoenix, A.Z. (September 20, 2013) – The final results are in for Bellator MMA’s event live from Grand Canyon University Arena as Douglas Lima earned a $100,000 tournament prize and a guaranteed title shot with his devastating knockout victory over Ben Saunders in the Welterweight Tournament Final.
The event also featured the Bellator Season 9 Welterweight Tournament with Brent Weedman, Ron Keslar, Rick Hawn and War Machine advancing to the semifinal rounds. Ron Keslar will face War Machine and Brent Weedman will fight Rick Hawn in the semifinals on October 18th from U.S. Cellular Center from Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final: Douglas Lima defeats Ben Saunders via KO (head kick) – Round 2, 4:33
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Opening Round: War Machine defeats Vaughn Anderson via technical submission (rear naked choke) – Round 2, 4:01
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Opening Round: Rick Hawn defeats Herman Terrado via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Opening Round: Ron Keslar defeats Sergio Junior via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Opening Round: Brent Weedman defeats Justin Baesman via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 3:20
Lightweight Feature Fight: Efrain Escudero defeats Zack Surdyka via unanimous decision (30-27,30-27,30-27)
Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal: Travis Marx defeats Brandon Bender via TKO (Knee to the Body and Punches) – Round 2, 4:28
Lightweight Feature Fight: LaRue Burley defeats Bubba Jenkins via TKO (Punches) – Round 3, 3:40
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Clifford Starks defeats Joe Yager via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) – Round 3, 5:00
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Liam McGeary defeats Beau Tribolet via KO (Punch) – Round 1, 0:27
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Siala-Mou “Mighty Mo” Siliga defeats Dan Charles via TKO (Punches)- Round 3, 1:26
Welterweight Feature Fight: Adam McDonough defeats Johnny Buck via TKO (Spinning Back-Kick and Punches) – Round 1, 4:51