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Bellator 83 Results: Featherweight Tourney Final Postponed Due To Illness

The planned main event for Bellator 83 hit a snag, as Shahbulat Shamhalaev came down with food poisoning earlier in the day.

Shamhalaev was scheduled to face Rad Martinez in the finals of the season seven featherweight tournament. The two will now meet at Bellator 84.

Jessica Eye and Zoila Gurgel stepped into the make-shift main event, with Eye scoring a first round submission victory over the Bellator champion in a non-title fight.

Also, former Bellator champion Zach Makovsky was defeated by Anthony Leone via split decision.

BELLATOR 83 RESULTS

MAIN CARD (MTV2)

Jessica Eye def. Zoila Gurgel via submission (arm-triangle choke) at :58 of Round 1

Anthony Leone def. Zach Makovsky via split decision

Preliminary Card (Spike.com)

Bo Harris def. Claudio Ledesma def. Bo Harris via unanimous decision

Terrell Hobbs def. Brylan Van Artsdalen via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:07 of Round 1

Tuan Pham def. Matthew Lozano via unanimous decision

Darrell Horcher def. Chris Liguori via unanimous decision

Jimmie Rivera def. Jesse Brock via unanimous decision

Mike Wessel def. Alexei Kudin via unanimous decision

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