Bellator Fighting Championships makes its SpikeTV debut tonight. “Bellator 85″ takes place Thursday inside UCI Bren Center in Irvine, California.
Fans can stream the prelims live on Spike.com starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Spike will then broadcast the main card at 10PM ET/PT.
A pair of championship affairs will be showcased. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire challenges featherweight king Pat Curran, while Michael Chandler puts his lightweight crown on the line against Rick Hawn in tonight’s featured attraction.
Here are the official results from the fights:
(Spike.com 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Cleber Luciano Defeated Mario Navarro via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Joe Williams Defeated Jamie Yager via TKO (Punches) at 4:02 in the 1stRound
Savant Young Defeated Mike Guymon vi TKO (Punch) at :48 in the 2ndRound
J.J. Ambrose Defeated Brian Warren via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at :50 in the 2ndRound
Emanuel Newton Defeated Atanas Djambazov via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 2:21 in the 2ndRound
Jason Lambert Defeated Hector Ramirez via Submission (Triangle Armbar) 3:59 in the 1stRound
Aaron Miller Defeated Joe Camacho via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jacob Noe vs. Seth Petruzelli (Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament – Quarterfinals)*
(Spike TV 10PM ET/PT)
Pat Curran Defeated Patricio “Pitbull” Freire via Split Decision (48-47, 48-47, 47-48) (Curran retians Bellator featherweight title)
Mikhail Zayats Defeated Renato “Babalu” Sobral via TKO (Punches) at 4:49 in the 1stRound
Mike Chandler Defeated Rick Hawn via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Chandler retains Bellator Lightweight title)
* – Will take place following Spike broadcast