Two Season 5 tournament champions will be crowned this evening at Bellator 57 which takes place from the Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario. Ben Saunders battles Douglas Lima to determine the welterweight winner while Vitor Vianna and Alexander Shlemenko square off for the middleweight title.
Bellator 57 – Preliminary Card Results
- Taylor Solomon defeats Mike Sledzion by technical knockout at 1:10 of the first round.
- Josh Shockley defeats Eric Moon by standing guillotine submission at just 35 seconds of the first round.
- Denis Puric defeats Chuck Mady by technical knockout at 5:00 of the second round. Mady suffered a broken jaw and the fight was stopped between rounds.
- Dave Jansen defeats Ashkar Morvari by rear-naked-choke submission at 2:47 of the second round.
- Matt Van Buren vs. Shawn Levesque by rear-naked-choke submission at 4:38 of the first round.
- Mike Corey and Chris Horodecki fight to a majority draw. One judge scored the fight 29-29 for Horodecki while the other two had it even at 28-28.
Bellator 57 – Main Card Results
- Alexandre Bezerra defeats Doug Evans by heel-hook submission at 4:04 of the first round.
- Roger Hollett defeats John Hawk by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
- Alexander Shlemenko defeats Vitor Vianna by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) to win the Season 5 middleweight tournament.
- Douglas Lima defeats Ben Saunders by technical knockout at 1:21 of the second round to win the Season 5 welterweight tournament.