Bellator 49 kicked off Season 5 in exciting fashion on Sept. 10 with welterweight quarterfinal fights in Atlantic City. In the main event, Chris Lozano defeated Brent Weedman in a three-round slugfest. Also, Ben Saunders crumbled Chris Cisneros with knees to earn a third-round stoppage. The prelims brought exciting finishes as well, with Giedrius Karavackas coming back in third to TKO LeVon Maynard. Explosive featherweight Alexandre Bezerra dominated Scott Heckman en route to a second-round stoppage. In a back and forth affair, Joel Roberts put Brylan Van Artsdalen to sleep with a triangle choke.
The post-fight press conference from Bellator 49. Stay tuned for highlights.
Take a deep look at the Bellator Fighting Championships fifth season, premiering on MTV 2 September 10 at 9/8C!
Bellator's Season 5 starting this September 10th LIVE on MTV2 9/8 central and in HD on EPIX. Bellator will host four tournaments over Season 5 (Bantamweight, Welterweight, Middleweight and Heavyweight) to decide who will have the right to fight for a Bellator Championship.
Jon Jones defends his belt against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on September 24.
It was a great night of fights to close out the Summer Series. Check out the best of the best from Bellator 48.