“Bellator 55” Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
October 22nd, 2011

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“Bellator 55” takes place Saturday night inside the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma, Arizona.

The show features the semifinals of Bellator’s Bantamweight Tournament. In addition, light heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbu will battle veteran Travis Wiuff in a non-title affair.

Spike.com will kick off the festivities by streaming the preliminary bouts live beginning at 7PM ET/4PM PT.

MTV2 will broadcast the main card starting at 9PM ET/PT.

Here are the results from tonight’s action:

Preliminary Bouts:

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

Steve Steinbeiss Defeated Dano Moore via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:52 in the 1stRound

Jade Porter Defeated Nick Piedmont via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Erin Beach Defeated Roscoe Jackson Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:52 in the 1stRound

Jacob Ortiz Defeated Edgar Garcia via KO (Punch) at 4:02 in the 1stRound

Richard Hale Defeated Carlos Flores via KO (Punch) at :18 in the 1stRound

Efrain Escudero Defeated Cesar Avila via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:55 in the 1stRound#

Main Bouts:


Ricardo Tirloni
Defeated Steve Gable via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:54 in the 2ndRound

Travis Wiuff Defeated Christian M’Pumbu via Unanimous Decision (30-2, 29-28, 29-28)*

Bellator Bantamweight Tournament Semifinals:

Eduardo Dantas Defeated Ed West via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

Alexis Vila Defeated Marcos Galvao via Split Decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

# – Took take place following the fights on MTV2

* – Non-title bout, M’Pumbu still light heavyweight champion

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