Bellator will protect its interests for its first one-night tournament event on Sept. 19 when Francis Carmont and Philipe Lins compete in a light heavyweight alternate bout. 337 more words
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Bellator 135 took place at Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla., and the four-fight main card aired on Spike TV.
In the headliner, a new champion was crowned in shocking fashion when Marcos Galvao (17-6-1 MMA, 7-3 BMMA) earned a verbal submission win over former champ Joe Warren (12-4 MMA, 10-3 BMMA) when a kneebar earned a scream from “The Baddest Man on the Planet.” 123 more words
Bellator MMA’s March return to Oklahoma has a pair of new bouts ticketed for the main card, including the promotional debut of former UFC title contender Francis Carmont. 376 more words
TULSA – Thales Leites’ resurgence continued with perhaps his biggest win yet.
Leites (24-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) took out Francis Carmont (22-10 MMA, 6-3 UFC) just 20 seconds into the second round, moving to 4-0 since returning to the UFC after a four-year absence. 105 more words
TULSA – The comeback of Thales Leites (24-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC) continues to gain momentum.
The onetime middleweight title challenger swarmed Francis Carmont (22-10 MMA, 6-3 UFC) in the second round and landed thundering punches to earn a stoppage. 356 more words
Saturday’s UFC return to Tulsa has a six-fight main card, and two fighters getting unanimous love from the MMAjunkie staff.Henderson
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