Bellator 80: Joe Warren Defeats Owen Evinger, Alexander Volkov and Rad Martinez Advance to Tourney Finals
By FCF Staff
Bellator’s latest event at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, Friday saw Joe Warren return to the win column, as the former featherweight champ earned a unanimous decision win over bantamweight Owen Evinger.
The victory comes after Warren had dropped back-to-back bouts to Alexis Villa and more recently Pat Curran.
In tournament action, Alexander Volkov advanced to the finals of the promotion’s heavyweight tournament by stopping Vinicius Queiroz in round two. Volkov will take on Richard Hale in the finals.
In the featherweight semifinal, Rad Martinez entrenched a spot in the tourney finals by working his way to a unanimous decision win over Wagnney Fabiano. Martinez will meet Shahbulat Shamhalaev next.
Here are the results from Bellator 80.
Joe Warren def. Owen Evinger via unanimous decision
Alexander Volkov def. Vinicius Queiroz via TKO (strikes) R2, 4:59
Rad Martinez def. Wagnney Fabiano via unanimous decision
Brett Cooper def. Darryl Cobb via unanimous decision
Cristiano Souza def. Robert Otani via KO (punches) R1, 2:46
Cosmo Alexandre def. Josh Quayhagen via unanimous decision
Shanon Slack def. Sky Moiseichik via unanimous decision
Ryan DeRocher def. Taylor Krahl via TKO (strikes) R1, 0:20
Joe Vedepo def. Mike Bernhard via submission (shin choke) R1, 3:26