The Bellator Fighting Championships begin their Season 5 middleweight tournament this evening live from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Bellator 50 Preliminary Card Results
- James Reese defeats Martin Brown by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Cristiano Souza defeats John Kelly by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Ailton Barbosa defeats Ryan Keenan by rear naked choke submission at 1:55 of the first round
- Radley Martinez defeats Bryan Van Hoven by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Brett Cooper defeats Valdir Araujo by technical knockout at :35 of the third round
Bellator 50 Main Card Results
- Vitor Vianna defeats Sam Alvey by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
- Alexander Shlemenko defeats Zelg Galesic by standing guillotine submission at 1:55 of the first round
- Brian Rogers defeats Victor O’Donnell by technical knockout at 1:56 of the first round
- Bryan Baker defeats Jared Hess by technical knockout at 2:52 of the third round
Vianna, Shlemenko, Rogers and Baker advance to the semifinals of the Bellator Season 5 Middleweight Tournament.