Bellator 105: Brooks and Sarnavskiy Advance to Finals
By FCF Staff
Will Brooks and Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy advanced to the finals of Bellator’s latest lightweight tourney tonight in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, by defeating Saad Awad and Ricardo Tirloni respectively.
Brooks avenged a previous stoppage loss to Awad by turning to his wrestling to score a unanimous decision win. In the other semifinal, Sarnavskiy floored Tirloni with an early spinning backfist, and produced the tap-out not long after with a triangle-choke.
Here are the official results for Bellator 105.
Bellator Lightweight Tourney Semifinals
Will Brooks def. Saad Awad via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alexander Sarnavskiy def. Ricardo Tirloni via submission (triangle choke) R1, 1:08
Rest of Card
Siala-Mou “Mighty Mo” Siliga def. Ron Sparks via submission (keylock) R1, 2:52 Eugene Fadiora def. Keith Berry via TKO (strikes) R2, 4:19
Desmon Green def. Angelo Sanchez via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) R2, 1:04
Raphael Butler def. Joseph Bryant via TKO R1, 1:04
Eddie Larrea def. Rocky Ramirez via submission (heel hook) R2, 1:45
Luis Nogueira def. Frank Baca via submission (head/arm choke) R1, 4:41
Volkan Oezdemir def. Josh Lanier via TKO (strikes) R1, 3:13
Steve Garcia def. Shawn Bunch via TKO (punch) R3, 3:29