Season 3 of Bellator Fighting Championships officially kicked off last night, as 185-pound champion Hector Lombard took on former pro football player Herbert “Whisper” Goodman in the card’s main event.
Although it was a non-title affair, Lombard needed only :38 seconds to put an end to Goodman’s evening.
We have the video of last night’s amazing knockout below, courtesy of Bellator.
Yesterday’s event took place from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL and also hosted the opening round for Bellator’s Heavyweight and Women’s tournaments.
In case you missed yesterday’s festivities, here are the quick results:
Jessica Aguilar Defeated Lynn Alvarez via Submission (Arm-triangle Choke) at 4:01 in the 1stRound
Hector Lombard Defeated Herbert Goodman via KO (Punches) at 0:38 in the 1stRound
Megumi Fujii Defeated Carla Esparza via Submission (Armbar) at 0:57 in the 2ndRound
Neil Grove Defeated Eddie Sanchez via TKO (Referee Stoppage) at 1:32 of the 1stRound
Frankhad Sharipov Defeated Eric Luke via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)*
Yves Edwards Defeated Luis Palomino via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)*
Tulio Quintanilla Defeated Brian Eckstein via Knockout (Punches) at 2:48 of the 3rdRound
* – bouts took place after the main event.