Baker, Shlemenko, Rogers and Vianna Winners at Bellator 50
By FCF Staff
Bryan Baker, Alexander Shlemenko, Vitor Vianna and Brian Rogers won their respective middleweight tournament quarterfinal bouts last night in Hollywood, Florida, to advance to the next stage of Bellator’s Season Five competition.
The promotion announced afterwards that last year’s winner Shlemenko will take on Rogers next, while the 2010 finalist Baker will face Vianna in the other semifinal.
Here are the results from Bellator 50.
Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinals
Bryan Baker def. Jared Hess via TKO (strikes) – R3, 2:52
Brian Rogers def. Victor O’Donnell via TKO (strikes) – R1, 1:56
Alexander Shlemenko def. Zelg Galesic via submission (guillotine choke) – R1, 1:55
Vitor Vianna def. Sam Alvey via unanimous decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Brett Cooper def. Valdir Araujo via TKO (strikes) – R3, 0:35
Rad Martinez def. Brian Van Hoven via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ailton Barbosa def. Ryan Keenan via submission (rear-naked choke) – R1, 1:55
Cristiano Souza def. John Kelly via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
James “J.P.” Reese vs. Martin Brown via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Shah Bobonis def. Marcos da Matta via KO (punch) – R3, 2:04
Marcel Goncalves def. Dietter Navarro via submission (armbar) – R1, 2:01