Hayes, Ivanov, Prindle and Sparks Advance in Bellator HW Tourney
By FCF Staff
Mike Hayes, Blagoi Ivanov, Eric Prindle and Ron Sparks were winners at Bellator 52 last night in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to advance to the semifinals of the promotion’s latest heavyweight tournament.
Hayes and Prindle went to the scorecards to decision wins, while Ivanov and Sparks pulled off submission and knockout victories respectively in their quarterfinal bouts.
The tournament’s seminfinals will take place October 29th at Bellator 56.
Here are the results from last night’s card.
Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinals
Mike Hayes def. Neil Grove via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Blagoi Ivanov def. Zak Jensen via submission (guillotine choke) – R2, 2:35
Eric Prindle def. Abe Wagner via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ron Sparks def. Mark Holata via KO (punch) – R1, 1:24
Genair da Silva def. Bryan Goldsby via submission (d’arce choke) – R1, 3:54
Josh Quayhagen def. Cosmo Alexander via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Justin Frazier def. Liron Wilson via TKO (punches) – R1, 1:50
Matt Van Buren def. Nick Nichols via TKO (punches) – R2, 2:29