Bellator 79

Event Info

  • Event: Bellator 79
  • Date: November 2, 2012
  • Time: 8pm ET
  • Location: Casino Rama, Rama, Ontario, Canada
  • Broadcast: MTV2 & Spike.com prelims
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster
 

Main Event

Heavyweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout
Richard Hale Image
Richard Hale
21-4-1
Tempe, Arizona
vs
Thiago Santos Image
Thiago Santos
11-2-0
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Richard Hale defeats Thiago Santos via TKO (Punches) at 3:31 in Round 1

Main Card

Featherweight Tournament Semi-Final Bout
Mike Richman Image
Mike Richman
13-2-0
Rosemount, Minnesota
vs
Shahbulat Shamhalaev Image
Shahbulat Shamhalaev
11-1-1
 
Shahbulat Shamhalaev defeats Mike Richman via KO (Punches) at 1:45 in Round 1
Catchweight (180lbs)
Douglas Lima Image
Douglas Lima
22-5-0
Atlanta, Georgia
vs
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Jacob Ortiz
13-4-0
Scottsdale, Arizona
Douglas Lima defeats Jacob Ortiz via TKO (Head Kick, Punches) at 4:50 in Round 3
Welterweight (170lbs)
Ryan Ford Image
Ryan Ford
19-4-0
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
vs
Kyle Baker Image
Kyle Baker
12-7-0
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Ryan Ford defeats Kyle Baker via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Spike.com Preliminary Card

Catchweight (173lbs)
Marcus 'Lelo' Aurelio Image
Marcus “Lelo” Aurelio
6-2-0
Recife, Brazil
vs
Christ Franck Image
Christ Franck
4-3-0
Montreal, Canada
Christ Franck defeats Marcus “Lelo” Aurelio via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Heavyweight (265lbs)
Vitaly Minakov Image
Vitaly Minakov
10-0-0
Brjansk, Russia
vs
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Vladimir Starcencov
2-1-0
Quebec, Canada
Vitaly Minakov defeats Vladimir Starcencov via TKO (Punches) at 0:27 in Round 2
Lightweight (155lbs)
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev Image
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev
18-5-0
Dagestan, Russia
vs
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Josh Pulsifer
17-8-0
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev defeats Josh Pulsifer via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:30 in Round 1
Lightweight (155lbs)
Jonny Carson Image
Jonny Carson
10-6-0
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
vs
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Guillaume DeLorenzi
10-1-0
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Guillaume DeLorenzi defeats Jonny Carson via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:49 in Round 1
Heavyweight (265lbs)
Josh Appelt Image
Josh Appelt
8-2-0
Yuba City, California
vs
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Ed Carpenter
5-4-0
Chicago, Illinois
Josh Appelt defeats Ed Carpenter via TKO at 3:20 in Round 1

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