Bellator 133: Alexander Shlemenko Takes Out Melvin Manhoef in Highlight Reel Fashion
By FCF Staff
Alexander Shlemenko scored another highlight reel win tonight at Bellator 133, as the striker violently took out Melvin Manhoef in the card’s main event.
After an opening round that saw Shlemenko mix in spinning techniques and takedown attempts, the Russian fighter sent Manhoef crashing to the mat with a spinning backfist shortly into round two. After a follow up strike from the former middleweight champ the bout was called.
Here are the main card results for Bellator 133, which took place in Fresno, California.
Alexander Shlemenko def. Melvin Manhoef via KO (spinning backfist) R2, 1:25
Daniel Weichel def. Pat Curran via split decision
Julia Budd def. Gabrielle Holloway via unanimous decision
Chris Honeycutt def. Clayton MacFarlane via TKO (strikes) R3, 4:16