Bellator 81: Marcin Held and Dave Jansen Advance to Lightweight Tourney Finals
By FCF Staff
Here are the results from tonight’s Bellator 81 card in Kingston, Rhode Island, which saw Marcin Held and Dave Jansen advance to the finals of the promotion’s latest lightweight tournament.
Held tapped out UFC veteran Rich Clementi with a second round toe hold, while Jansen worked his way to a split decision win over Ricardo Tirloni in their respective semifinal bouts.
Lightweight Tourney Semifinals
Marcin Held def. Rich Clementi via submission (toe hold) R2, 3:04
Dave Jansen def. Ricardo Tirloni via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Marlon Sandro def. Dustin Neace via technical submission (rear-naked choke)- R1, 2:05
Perry Filkins def. Jonas Billstein via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Andrew Calandrelli def. Eric Brown via submission (armbar) – R2, 3:10
Dan Cramer def. Joe Lamoureux via TKO (strikes) – R1, 3:26
Murad Machaev def. Lorawnt-T Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mike Mucitelli def. Matt Uhde via submission (armbar) – R1, 0:26
Brennan Ward def. Sam McCoy via knockout (strikes) – R1, 2:49
Matt Bessette def. Paul Barrow via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Ruben Rey def. Robbie LeRoux via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)