Bellator 81 Results

November 16, 2012

Four 155-pounders battled it out in the semifinals for a spot in the Season 7 lightweight tournament finals. Young Marcin Held’s performance was as advertised, as he scored a toe hold submission win against tough veteran Rich Clementi. In a battle of two talented grapplers, Dave Jansen and Ricardo Tirloni engaged in an exciting back and forth fight on the feet with Jansen scoring a tight split decision win. Get the full results of the night.

Lightweight tournament semifinal: Marcin Held defeats Rich Clementi via submission (toehold) at 3:04 of round two

Lightweight tournament semifinal: Dave Jansen defeats Ricardo Tirloni via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Featherweight fight: Marlon Sandro defeats Dustin Neace via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:05 of round one

Middleweight fight: Perry Filkins defeats Jonas Billstein via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Lightweight fight: Andrew Calandrelli defeats Eric Brown via submission (armbar) at 3:10 of round two

Middleweight fight: Dan Cramer defeats Joe Lamoureux via technical knockout (punches) at 3:26 of round one

Catchweight fight (165 pounds): Murad Machaev defeats Lorawnt-T Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Catchweight fight (210 pounds): Mike Mucitelli defeats Matt Uhde via submission (armbar) at :26 of round one

Middleweight fight: Brennan Ward defeats Sam McCoy via knockout (punches) at 2:49 of round one

Lightweight fight: Matt Bessette defeats Paul Barrow via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Bantamweight fight: Ruben Rey defeats Robbie LeRoux via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

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