After enjoying a month-long hiatus, Bellator Fighting Championships comes storming back tonight with their Summer Series. “Bellator 71” takes place inside Mountaineer Casino in Chester, West Virginia.
Friday’s show features the opening round of Bellator’s Light Heavyweight Tournament. All four quarterfinal matchups will appear in the main card.
Spike.com will offer a live stream of the preliminary fights beginning at 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT.
However, fight fans can also stream the entire event live right here on 5thRound.com.
Here are the official results from tonight’s action:
(Spike.com 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT)
Neil Johnson Defeated Brylan Van Artsdalen via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:29 in the 2ndRound
Jason Butcher Defeated Duane Bastress via Submission (Triangle Choke) at 1:03 in the 1stRound
Josh Stansbury Defeated Dan Spohn via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 2:36 in the 1stRound
Kevin Zalac Defeated Chris Goldbaugh via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Brett Rogers Defeated Kevin Asplund via TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage – Cuts) at 5:00 in the 2ndRound
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal:
Tim Carpenter Defeated Beau Tribolet via Submission (Armbar) at 4:51 in the 2ndRound
Emanuel Newton Defeated Roy Boughton via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at :49 in the 2ndRound
Attila Vegh Defeated Zelg Galesic via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 1:00 in the 1stRound
Travis Wiuff Defeated Chris Davis via KO (Punches) at 4:12 in the 1stRound