Bellator MMA returns for its summer series in 2013 as they invade the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma this evening.
Bellator 96: Quick Results
The card features four tournament fights in the Heavyweight & Light Heavyweight divisions, which is highlighted by the main event of ‘King Mo’ against Seth Petruzelli. Also War Machine will make his return to MMA and his Bellator debut versus Blas Avena.
Check out full results below.
MAIN CARD (Spike TV 8pm PT-Tape Delay/8pm ET)
Muhammed Lawal ‘King Mo’ def. Seth Petruzelli by Knockout at 1:35 of Round 1 (LHW Tourney)
Jacob Noe def. Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral by Knockout at 3:32 of Round 3 (LHW Tourney)
Vitaly Minakov def. Ron Sparks by Knockout at 0:32 of Round 1 (HW Tourney)
War Machine def. Blas Avena by Knockout at 3:55 of Round 1
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com/Bellator.com 3pm PT/6pm ET)
Damon Jackson def. Keith Miner by Knockout at 2:00 of Round 1
Jeremiah O’Neil def. Raphael Butler by Knockout at 2:57 of Round 1
Ryan Martinez def. Richard Hale (HW Tourney) by Knockout at 2:19 of Round 1
Brandon Hasley def. Joe Yager by Split Decision (30-28, 30-28, 28-30)
Derek Campos def. Brandon Girtz by Unanimous Decision (29-28,29-28,29-28)
Justin McNally def. Steven Artoff by Submission (Triangle Choke) at 2:44 of Round 1