After enjoying a month-long hiatus, Bellator Fighting Championships comes storming back tonight with “Bellator 72.″ The event takes place inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
Friday’s show features the Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Finals between Karl Amoussou and Bryan Baker.
Speaking of 170-pounders, slugger Paul Daley makes his promotional debut in the event. The Brit battles Rudy Bears in the night’s co-featured contest.
In addition, the event showcases the semifinals of the Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament and the highly-anticipated trilogy with Waachiim Spirtwolf and Marius Zaromskis.
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)
Julien Williams Defeated Ryan DeRocher via Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 1:32 2ndRound
Matt McCook Defeated Shanon Slack via Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Raul Amaya Defeated Kenny Moss via Verbal Submission (Strikes) at :30 in the 2ndRound
Ben Saunders Defeated Brian Warren via TKO (Strikes) at :22 in the 1stRound
Paul Barrow Defeated Jason Carapelluci via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at :46 in the 3rdRound
(MTV2 8PM ET/PT)
Marius Zaromskis Defeated Waachiim Spiritwolf via Split Decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
Travis Wiuff Defeated Tim Carpenter via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) (Wiuff advances to Light Heavyweight Tourney finals)
Attila Vegh Defeated Emanuel Newton via Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28 ) (Vegh advances to Light Heavyweight Tourney finals)
Paul Daley Defeated Rudy Bears via TKO (Punches) at 2:45 in the 1stRound
Karl Amoussou Defeated Bryan Baker via Submission (Heel Hook) at :56 in the 1stRound (Amoussou wins Welterweight Tournament)