“Bellator 79” will be jumping off Friday inside Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada.
A Heavyweight Tournament semifinals bout between Rich Hale and Thiago Santos headlines Friday’s show.
The Featherweight Tournament Semifinal with Mike Richman and Shahbulat Shamhalaev serves as the co-featured attraction.
SpikeTV.com will stream the night’s prelims live beginning at 7PT ET/4PM PT. MTV2 broadcasts the featured fights at 8PM ET/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 7PM ET/4M PT)
Vitaly Minakov Defeated Vladimir Starcencov via TKO (Punches) at :27 in the 2ndRound
Christ Franck Defeated Marcus Aurelio via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Josh Appelt vs. Ed Carpenter*
Jonny Carson vs. Guillaume DeLorenzi*
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev vs. Josh Pulsifer*
(MTV2 8PM ET/PT)
Ryan Ford Defeated Kyle Baker via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Douglas Lima Defeated Jacob Ortiz via TKO (Strikes) at 4:50 in the 3rdRound
Shahbulat Shamhalaev Defeated Mike Richman via KO (Punches) at 1:45 in the 1stRound (Featherweight Tournament Semifinal)
Richard Hale Defeated Thiago Santos via TKO (Punches) at 3:31 in the 1stRound (Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal)
* – Will take place following MTV2 broadcast