Bellator 77: Rich Clementi, Dave Jansen, Marcin Held and Ricardo Tirloni Advance With Lightweight Tourney Wins
By FCF Staff
Here are the official results from tonight’s Bellator card in Reading, Pennsylvania, which saw UFC veteran Rich Clementi become the first man to defeat lightweight prospect Alexander Sarnavskiy.
Clementi earned a split decision win over the Russian fighter, to advance alongside Dave Jansen, Marcin Held and Ricardo Tirloni into the tourney semifinals.
Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinals
Rich Clementi def. Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Dave Jansen def. Magomed Saadulaev via submission (guillotine choke) R3, 0:41 –
Marcin Held def. Murad Machaev via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ricardo Tirloni def. Rene Nazare via submission (D’Arce choke) R2, 1:14
Matthew Lozano def. Dave Morgan via submission (inverted triangle choke) R2, 2:28
Lew Polley def. Carmelo Marrero via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Darrell Horcher def. E.J. Brooks via knockout (punch) R1, 0:21
Cosmo Alexander def. Mike Bannon via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) R2, 5:00
Duane Bastress def. Ariel Sepulveda via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Brett Martinez def. Eric Albright via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 3:28