Bellator 43 Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
May 7th, 2011

Bellator 43 takes place Saturday night inside the the First Council Casino Hotel in Newkirk, Oklahoma. MTV2 will broadcast tonight’s show beginning at MTV2 9PM ET/8CT.

The final round of Bellator’s Welterweight Tournament will headline the freebie fight card. Former UFC star Jay Hieron will face Rick Hawn to determine who will takes the 170-pound tourney.

Here are the results from today’s show:

Preliminary Bouts:

George Burton vs. John Bryant
David Rickels def. Richard Bouphanouvong via Submission (triangle choke) at 1:11 in the 2ndRound
Michael Osborn def. Mike Schatz via Submission (strikes) at 1:58 in the 1stRound

Main Bouts:

Ron Sparks def. Vince Lucero via Submission (keylock) at 2:18 in the 1stRound
Chase Beebe def. Jose Vega via Submission (guillotine choke) at 4:06 in the 1stRound
Bryan Baker def. Joe Riggs via Knockout (punch) at 3:53 in the 2ndRound
Jay Hieron def. Rick Hawn via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) – Hieron wins Welterweight Tournament

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