‘Bellator 79’ Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
November 2nd, 2012

Bellator Poster 79

“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:

Preliminary Card:

(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*

Main Card:


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

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