Bellator 114: Alexander Shlemenko Scores 50th Pro Win by Tapping Brennan Ward
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from tonight’s Bellator 114 card in Salt Lake City, Utah, which saw middleweight champ Alexander Shlemenko submit Brennan Ward with a second round, guillotine choke.
In the opening round, Ward was able to battle through several hard kicks and punches to the body, and threatened Shlemenko with submission attempts on the ground. Shortly into round two, however, the renowned striker caught Ward with a modified guillotine choke as he moved in for a takedown.
The victory was the 50th of the 29 year-old Russian fighter’s career.
Alexander Shlemenko def. Brennan Ward via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 1:22
Featherweight Tourney Semifinal
Daniel Weichel def. Matt Bessette via unanimous decision
Welterweight Tourney Semifinal
Desmond Green def. Will Martinez via unanimous decision
Middleweight Tourney Semifinal
Brett Cooper def. Kendall Grove via KO (punches) R2, 3:33
Justin Wilcox def. Jason Fischer via unanimous decision
Bubba Jenkins def. Sean Powers via unanimous decision
Linton Vassell def. Trevor Carlson via submission (rear-naked choke) R2, 1:54
Gavin Sterritt def. Mike Estus via submission (guillotine choke) R1, 3:29
Joe Rodriguez def. Eric Wahlin via submission (arm-triangle choke) R2, 2:06