‘Bellator 72’ Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 20th, 2012

Bellator Poster 72

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:

Preliminary Card:

(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

Main Card:


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)

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