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“Bellator 51” Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 24th, 2011

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“Bellator 51” took place Saturday inside the Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, Ohio.

Spike.com offered up a live stream of the card’s preliminary action. MTV2 broadcasted Saturday’s main bouts.

The opening round of Bellator’s Bantamweight Tournament headlined the event. The winner of the tourney earns a cool $100,000 and next dibs at 135-pound Bellator champion Zach Makovsky.

Here are the official results from Saturday’s show:

Preliminary Bouts:

(Spike.com 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Joey Holt Defeated Clint Musser via KO (Flying Knee) at 4:05 in the 1stRound

John Hawk Defeated Allan Weickert via TKO (Verbal Submission) at 5:00 in the 2ndRound

Dan Spohn Defeated Dane Bonnigson via KO (Knee) at :09 in the 1stRound

Jesse Riggleman Defeated Farkhad Sharipov Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Jessica Eye Defeated Casey Noland via Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Frank Caraballo Defeated Dustin Kempf via TKO (Knee Injury) at 1:19 in the 1stRound*

Main Bouts:

(MTV2 and EPIX 9PM ET/PT)

Bantamweight Tournament (1stRound)

Ed West Defeated Luiz Nogueira via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Marcos Galvao Defeated Chase Beebe via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Eduardo Dantas Defeated Wilson Reis via KO (Strikes) at 1:02 in the 1stRound

Alexis Vila Defeated Joe Warren via KO (Strikes) at 1:04 in the 1stRound

* Took place following the MTV2 broadcast

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