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Friday, Feb 08, 2013

Alexander Shlemenko Takes Out Maiquel Falcao to Claim Bellator Middleweight Title

Shlemenko (photo via Bellator.com)

By FCF Staff

Here are the results from tonight’s Bellator card in Duluth, Georgia, which saw Alexander Shlemenko knockout Maiquel Falcao in the second round to lay claim to the promotion’s vacant middleweight belt.

The card, which also featured the opening round of the latest featherweight tourney, was hosted by the Arena at the Gwinnett Center.

Middleweight Championship
Alexander Shlemenko def. Maiquel Falcao via KO (punches) – R2, 2:18

Featherweight Tournament Opening Round
Marlon Sandro def. Akop Stepanyan via majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27) –
Mike Richman def. Mitch Jackson via TKO (strikes) – R1, 4:57
Alexandre Bezerra def. Genair Da Silva via submission (armbar) – R1, 1:40
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev def. Fabricio Guerreiro via submission (arm-triangle choke) – R2, 1:15

Joe Elmore def. Jerrid Burke via KO (punch) – R 2, 4:11
Ronnie Rogers def. Shane Crenshaw via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Clay Harvison def. Ururahy Rodrigues via TKO (knee) – R3, 3:34
George Hickman def. Stephen Upchurch via submission (rear-naked choke) – R1, 2:19


posted by FCF Staff @ 1:54 am
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