Sunday, August 21, 2011

Bellator 48 Results and Bellator Season 5 Bruce Lee Promo

Pat Curran added another spectacular finish to the Bellator highlight reel library, KOing Marlon Sandro in the second round of last night's Featherweight Tournament Finale. In a non-title heavyweight bout, Bellator heavyweight titleholder Cole Konrad abandoned his usual wrestling-heavy strategy in exchange for effective striking, as he ousted experienced fighter Paul Buentello. In another heavyweight tilt, Seth Petruzelli brought Ricco Rodriguez's twelve fight win streak to a screeching halt with a first round TKO.

Bellator 48
August 20, 2011
Mohegan Sun Arena,
Uncasville, Connecticut

Main Card
Featherweight Tournament Finale
Pat Curran def. Marlon Sandro via KO (head kick) R2, 4:00

Cole Konrad def. Paul Buentello via unanimous decision
Seth Petruzelli def. Ricco Rodriguez via TKO (punches) R1, 4:21
Rene Nazare def. Juan Barrantes via TKO (doctor's stoppage) R2, 5:00

Preliminary Card
Jeff Nader def. Dan Cramer via TKO (punches) R3, 1:04
Nik Fekete def. Mark Griffin via TKO (strikes) R2, 3:12
Andrew Calandrelli def. Matt Nice via submission (keylock) R1, 3:55
Ryan Quinn def. Brett Oteri via technical submission (rear-naked choke) R1, 1:48
Saul Almeida def. Tateki Matsuda via unanimous decision

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Bellator 48 ended on an exciting note. Season 5 will get underway in just a few weeks. The promotion recently posted a "Bruce Lee" promo to prep for what's to come.

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