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Bellator 118

Joe Warren could win the Interim Bantamweight World Championship if he can get past Rafael Silva. Plus, the Andrey Koreshkov vs Justin Baesman in a Welterweight Semifinal, and the Light Heavyweight tournament kicks off with Mike Mucitelli vs Liam McGeary.

TONIGHT THE BADDEST NAME ON THE

PLAN SET FOCUSED ON BECOMING A

CHAMPION ONCE AGAIN.

>> UNBELIEVABLE.

>> RAFAEL VAIL LOOKS TO ADD TO%

HIS 13 FIGHT WINNING STREAK.

>> HE'' OUT OF IT.

>>

>> RIGHT ON THE.HE THE THE

BATTLE IN THE WELTER WEIGHTTSEMI

FINAL.

>> LOOKING FORRTHE TRIANGLE AND

AT THE TOP.

>> THE ONCE DEFEATED EAVYWEIGHT

BATTLES IN THE TOUGHEST3

TOURNAMENT IN SPORTS.

THIS IS BELLATOR MMA.

>> WW'RE BACK ON THE BOARDWALK

COMING TO YOU TONIGHT IN

ATLANTIC CITY.

HEADED YOUR WAY THE FIGHT FOR

THE BERKS LL, ATOR IS THE SEMI

FINAL AND AN OPENING ROUND BOUT

IN THE 2014 HEAVYWEIGHT

TOURNAMENT.

>> HERE IS THE ENTIRE BBACKET.

THE BRAZILLLNNIMPORT UNDEFFATED

WITH DEVASTATIIG.

ON THE OTTER SIDE OF BRACKETTTHE

WORKHORSE OF THIS DIVISION.

TONIGHT TTO YOUNG GUNS, WO DARK

HORSSS.

UNDEFEATED.

UNDEFEATED LEANN McGIERY BOTH

úIGHTERS 6-0.

BBTH OUTSTANDING FINISHERS.

12 COMBINED WINS.

11 FINISHES.

WE'LL SEE HOW THE FIGHTERS LLIEE3

-úUP.

IT'S BROOGHT TO OU BY DAVE AND

BUSTERS.

EAT, DRINKKAND PLAYY

>> THEY ARE USEE TO BE THE

TALLLE GUY IN THE CAGE.

SII FOOTTFIVE VERSUU SIX FOOT

SIX.

>> HERE IS MICHAEL WILLIAMS.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, WELCOME

TO OVATION HALL TONIGHT TONIGHT

LIVE AT THE REVEL ATLANTIC CITY%

BEGINS NOW WITH FIVE MINUTE

ROUNDS IN THE TOUGHEST

TOURNAMENT IN SPORTS.

THIS THEEOPENING ROUND FIGHT IS

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DAVE AND

BUSTERS, EAT, DRINK, WATCH

SPORTS EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT.

IITRODUCED TO THE RED CORNERR3

WEIGHING IN AT 205 POUNDS EVEN

MAKING HIS TOURNAMENT DEBUT

TONIGHT.

HE STANDS UNDEFEATED SIX

VICTORIES NEW YORK DEFIGHTS FROM

úYRACUSE NEW YORK INTRODUCING

CRAZY MIKE MUTICELLI.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUUE]

-úCORNER AT SIX FOOT SIX WEIGHING

IN AT 204 POUNDS MAKING THIS

TOURNAMENN DEBUT TONIGHT

ENTERING AT 6-0 ORIGINALLY FROM

KINGSLAND, ENGLAND HE FIGHTSSON

OUT OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK

INTRODUCED LIAM MMGEARY.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> INNTHE OPENING AND SEMI FINAL

ROUNDS OF TOUUNAMENT HE FIGHTS3

ARE SCHEDULED FOR THREE FIVE

MINUTES ROUNDS.

MIKE VERSUS LIAM McGEARY.

BROOGHT TT YOU BY MILLER LIGHT

TTE OFFICIAL BEER OF BELLARTOR.

FAST START TO THIS FIGHT, JIMMY.

>> DISTANCING HIS GAAE PLAN.

AND THIS IS OVER.

A WALK AWAY KNOCK OUT.

HE STEPSSIN AND JUST LIKE THAT

LEANN McGEARY IS THROUGH TO

THE SEMI FINALS.

PERFECT SHOT TO THE LEFT HOOK.

THAT'S HOW YYU WANT TO MAKE THE

TOURNAMENTTDEBUT KNOCKOUT.

SEVEN FIGHTS, SEVEN WINS, SEVEN

-úFINISHES FOR THAT MAN.

YOU GOT IT, REV.KOFF.

HE IS ALL YOURS REF.

I'M OUT OF HERE.

BEAUTIFUL HOT.

HE KNEW IT WAS RIGHT ON THE

CHIN.

KID HE COST YOU.

CLEAN KNOCK OUT.

BEAUTIFUL STOPPAGE.

STIEWWER STAR KNOCKOUU.

LOOK AT HIM -- SUPER STAR NEW

YORK STOCK

KNOCKOUT.

BEAUTIFUL LEFT HOOK.

COMING IN AND PUT IT RIGHT ON

HIS JAW.

HE HE JUST SERVED NOTICE TO

EVERYBODY ELSE IN THE LIGHT

HEAVYWEIGHT IVISION N THIS

TOURNAMENT I MAY BE YOUNG AND

EARLY IN MY CAREER BUT I AM FOR

REAL..

COMMERCIAL BREAK, JIMMY WILL

SPEAK TO THE WINNER LIAM

McGEARY AND REMEMBER THE MMIN

EVENT TONIGHTT

>> IN MMA ONEEBIG PUNCH CAN TURN

A FIGHT AND WIN A FIGHT.3

ONE HUGE PUNCH WON THAT FIGHT

-úFOR LEANNMcGEARY.

HERE IS MICHAEL WILLIAMS.

>> INSIDE COMES OFFICIALLY 22

SECONDS INTO ROUND NUMBER ONE.

THE WINNER BY KNOCKOUT STILL

UNDEFEATED AND NOO ADVANCING IN

THE LIGHTTHEAVYWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

LEANN McGEARY.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> GGEAT RESPECT BETWEEN THOSE

TWO TALENTEDDLIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS.

>> I'M HERE WITH YOUR WINNER.

LIAM, WHEN YOU THINK AAOUT THE

PERFECT DEBUT FOR THE BELLATOR

TOURNAMENT, IT GOES KIND OF LIKE

HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT.

>> READY TO CARRY ON.

ONE DOWN.

>> THEEEND OF FIGHT WHEN HE WAS

COMING AT YOU.

TALK ME THROUGH THAT.

DID YOUUTHROW THAT HOOK?

DID IT LOOK LIKE SOOETHING HE

WOULD BE READY FOR.

>> I WINGED THAT LEFT HOOK.

I WAS ON THE JAB AND THE HOOK

AND TRAINING.

SORRY.

I WORK HARD FOR THIS FIGHT.

>> YOU DIDN'T EVEN WORK UP A

SWEAT.

ROUND.% READY TO GO IN THE NEXT

WHAT IS YOUR MESSAGE FOR THE

RESS OF FIELD TO THE YOUNG

HUNGRY DARK HORSE IN THIS

TOURNAMENT.

WHAT IS THE MESSAGE FOR THE EST

OF THE FIELD?

>> WATCH OUT.

>> GIVE IT UP FOR LIAM

McGEARY, LADIEE AND GENTLEMEN.

>>

THEEREST OF THE DIVISION THIS

KID IS HUNGRY.

EGG HE CAN FINISH YOU ON THE

FEET AND ON THE GROUND.

>> HUGE SMILE.

WITH THAT IMPRESSIVE WIN HE

ADVANCES TO THE SEMI INAL ROUND

OF 2014 LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT

TOURNAMENT.

THE OTHER THREE OPENING ROUND

FIGHTS TAKE PLACE FRIDAY NIGHT

RIGHT HHRE ON SPIKE.

-úSTILL TO COME THE WELTER WEIGHT

SEMI FINALS.

IN THH MAIN EVENT JOE WARREN

BANTAMWEIGHT TITLL.

THIS IS BELLATORMMM.

BELLATOR MMA LIVE ON SPIKE IS

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DAVE AND

BUSTERS, EAT, DRINK, PLAY, WATCH

SPORTS.

WHERE FREE TO PLAY MEETS MMA.

AND BY REVEL CASINO HOTEL.

>> INNTONIGHT'S MAIN EVENT YOU

BADDEST MAN OLT PLANET.AIMED

JOE WARREN.

HE HAS BEEN SAYING IT FOR YEARS

BUT FINALLY LOOOING LIKE IT.

II HHS PERFORMANCES A COMPLETE

MIXED MARATHONNAL ARTS FOR THE

FIRST TIIE IN HIS CAREER.

HIS OPPPNENT MUCH MORE

EXPERIENCED 21 AND HREE.

EIGHT KNNCK YOWS AND NINE

SUBMISSIONS.

HE IS ON A 13 FIGHT WWNNING

STREAK.

THAT IS AS MANY FIGHTS AS JOE

WARREN HAS IN HIS ENTIRE CAREER.

>> THAT'S RIGHT THE CHAMP

EDUARDO INJURED THREE WEEKS.

SILVA A CREDIT TO HIM STEPPING

UP TO TTIS FIGHT.%

BOTH GUUS ERY MOTIVATED THEY

ARE FOCUSED ON OPPONENT TONIGHT.%

TWO EXTREMELY TALENTED

BANTAMWEIGHTS IN THE MAIN EVENT

AND TWO EXTREMELY TALENTED BAT

úYM WEIGHTS HEADED OUR WAY

VASQUEZ SAYS FIGHTING RUNS IN

HIS FAMILY..3

>> SELF CONTROL KEEPS ME FROM

GOUGING EYES OUT.

I WANT TO DO SOMETHING THAT

EVERYBODY IS LIKE, YES, THAT IS

WHAT FIGHTER IS SUPPOSED TO LOOK

LIKE.

THE ATTITTDE, THE SPIRIT.

REALLY AVID FIGHTER WHEN HE WAS

MY AGE.

THAT ME AND HIM IS EXACTLY THEED%%-

SAME.

IITURNED IN TO BOXING, KARATE,

IT'S HAND TO HAND COMBAT.

FIGHTING IS ANY BLOOD.

I PREPARED FOR A CHANCE LIKE

THIS AND I'M TAKING THE BULL BY

THE HORNS.

I MAAK IS A ARD HITTER.

IT DOESN'T INTIMIDATE MM AT ALL.

I DIDN'T CCME ALL THIS WAY TO%

LOSE.

I'M THE REAL DEAL.

I'M GOING TO SHOW THE WORLD WHAT

VASQUEZ CAN DO.

IT'S GOING TO BE A FIGHT.

>> FORMER BELLATOR TOURNAMENT

WINNER GALVAO IS MAKING A RUN.

>> I BELIEVE A MAN UST ALWAYS

KEEP HII WORD.

>> I MADE A PROMISE TWO YEAAS3

MY MOTHER ASKED ME WIN THE

BANTAMWEIGHT TOURNAMENT FOR HER.

SHE WANTED ME TO BE A WORLD

CHAMPION.

FOR HER I WENT OUT AND WON IT.

>> UNBELIEVABLE FINISH.

>> SO MY MOTHER DIDN'T GET THE

OPPORTUNNTY TT ENNOY THE

BRIGHTEET MOMENT OF MY CAREER.

SHE DIED FROM CANCER TWO DAYS

AFTER I MADE MY PROMISE.

AND AFTER WINNING THE

TOURNAMENT.

I LOST THE BIGGEST FIGHT OF MY

CAREER.

>> I COULDN'T KEEP MY WORD THAT

NIGHT.

I WASN'T GOONG TO BRING THE BELT

HOME TO MY MOTHER.

AND THEN I DEDICATED MYSELF TO

CLIMBING THAT MOUNTAIN.

>> I LIVED IN NEW YORK THE

GREATEST CIIY IN THE WORLD.

I HAVE ENTIRELY RECREETED MY

FIIHT GAME.

NOW I HAVE THE POWER IN MY HAND

TO PUT ANY MAN TO SLEEP.

THAT'S SOMETHING THOMAS VAAQUEZ

IS GOING TO LEARN WHHN THE WE

WIIL RINGS.

ú DOMINATE AND START TO FINISH.

I AM A MAN WITH A PROMISING --

>> PAULA IS SET TO WATCH HER

HUSBAND MARCOS GALVAO MAKE HIS

RETURN TO THE CAGE.

HIS SOLE PROFESSIONALLGOAL IS TO

BECOME A BELLATOR WORLD CHAMPION

CHAMPION.

VASQUEZ INTENDS ON THE UPSET IN

THE BIGGEST FIGHT OF HIS LIFE.

>> FROM WARNER BROOHERS PICTURES

AND LEGENDARY PICTURES GODZILLA

IN THEATERS EVERYWHERE MAY 16.

UNDEFEATED THOMAS VASQUEZ VERSUS

BELLATOR WINNER MARCOS GALVAO.

OUR TAIL OF THE TAPE IS BROUGHT

TOUT BY DAVE AND BUSTERS.

LOOK AT THE RECORD.

VASQUEZ UNDEFEATED AND BIG STEP

UP FOR HII.%

>> HERE IS MICHAEL WILLIAMS.

>> ALONG WITH REVEL ATLANTIC

úITY NOW FEATURED LIVE ON FIVE

MINUTE ROUNDS IN THE

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PRICELLNE.COM.

EXPRESS DEALS SAVE UP TO 55% ON

HOTELS WITHOUT BIDDING AND NOW

INTRODUCING FIRST IN THE RED

CORNER AT FIVE FFOT SIX WEIGHING

IN AT 134.6 POUNDS MAKK HIS

BELLATOR DEBUT HE BRINGS AN

UNDEFEATED RECORD OF SEVEN WINS

NO LOSSES OUT OF MISSISSIPPI

THOMAS, THE DIE HARD KID

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

-ú>> HIS OPPONENT FIGHTINGGOUT OF

BLUE CORNER AT FIVE FOOT EIGHT

WEIGHING IN AT 136.8 POUNDS THE

TONIGHT.

15 PROFESSIONAL VICTORIES, SIX

DEFEATS AND ONE DRAW ORIGINALLY

FROM NEW YORK, NEW YOOK

INTRODUCING MARCOS GALVAO.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

THE REFEREES WITH THE ACTION

KEITH PETERSON.

I HUGE STEP UP FOR COMPETENT IN

ADDITION II TTAT MAN.

MARCOS GALVAO FULLY INTEND ON

MAKING ANOTHER TITLE RUN.

ROUND NUMBER ONE.

THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BELLATOR.

IT'S NOT JUST THAT TIME IT'S

MILLER TIME.

>> GETS A LOT FOR GALVAO.

YOU SAY IT ALL THE TIME.

THEY ARE AAPY TO BE HERE.

YOU HAVE TO GET IT OUT OF YOUR

SYSTEM AND GO AT HIM LIKEE3

ANOTHER OPPONENT.

>> VASQQEZ IN THE BLACK TRUNKS,

MARCOS GALVAO IN THE RED TRUNKS.

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IT NOW FOR FREE.

SCORE EVERY ROUND LIVE.

DRIVING IN WITH THE BODY LOCK,

GALVAO LOOKING FOR THE OUTSIDE

TRIP, COULDN'T FIND IT AND A BIG

SSAM.

IT'S A GO PLAN B FROM GALVAO.

OUTSIDE TRIP NOT THERE GO FOR

>> PHENOMENAL WORLD CLASS JEW

SST SUE --

>> I LLKE TO SAY THERE ARE BLACK

BELTS AND THEN THERE RE BLACK

BELTS.

THERE ARE SERIOUS WORLD CLASS

BELT BLACKS.

IT SAYS A LOT OF.

>> INNONCEIVABLY GALVAO HAS

NEVER SUBMITTED AN OPPONENT IN

HIS PROFESSIONAL MMA CAREER.

>> USES THE JUJITSU.

>> TRANSFERS ON THE GROUND.

HE WANTS TO THROW HANDS AND LOOK

FOR THE KNOCKOUT.

>> GALVAO ON THE GROUND.

SOLID WHEN HE WANTS TO BE.

THAT'S THE COMBINATION AT THE

HIGH LEVEL.

MOVES WWLL AND WANTS IT BE

HEAVY, GETS HEAVY.

-ú>> GO JOB VASQUEZ GETTING BACK

TO HIS FEET.

>> DON'T GRAB HIS SHIRT.

>> PETERSON TELLING THEM ABOUT

GRABBING SHORTS.

>> GAAVAO 24.

>> SWITCHING STANCES BACK AND

FORTH.

GOOD LEFT STANCE.

>> TALKED ABOUT IN ANDDOUT

TECHNICAL BOXING.

úT'S IN THE GAP IN GALVVO

STRRKING THERE LIVE.

>> VASQUEZ THAT'S WHAT HE SAID.

LOTS OF ANGLES IN AND OUT AND

EARRY AND OFTEN.

>> THE INSIDE HIIH FROM GALVAO.

[CHEERS ANN APPLAUSE]

>>>BEAUTIFULLY DONE ON THAT FROM

GALVAO.

TOMORROW.

A KNOCKOUT SPECIAL.

LOVE WATCHING THAT GUY THROW.

%úHERE ON SPIKE.TERN TIME RIGHT

>> LIKE WHAT 'M SEEING FROM

VASQUEZ.

GETTING INTO THE GAME PLAN.

LIGHTER SMALLER FIGHTERRAND

USING THAT TO HIS ADVANTAAE.

VERYYHARD HITTER.

KEEP SWITCHING STANCES ACK AND

FORTH, BACK AND FORTH.

IN FRRNT, ORTHODOX, IN FRONT,3

ORTHODOX.

>> GALVAO TRYING TO WORK AGAIN

VIOLENTLY.

A PULL BY VASQUEZ ANN THAT'S

EXACTLY WHAT IT WAS UST HELPING

HIMSELF ON HIS BACK.

RISKY BUSINESS ACROSS MARCOS

GALVAO.

GALVAO LOOKS TO DO THAT HOP AND

BIG PUNCHES.

DRIVING THROUGH THEEOPEN TO

VASQUEZ.

>> LOSING STAGES IN ROUND NUMBER

ONE.

>> THIS IS THAT RIGHT HAND

-úPARTIALLY FROM THAT LEFT.

TRYIIG TO GO TO WORK WITH HIS

JUIJITSU.

>> VASQUEZ CONTINUING TO THROW

TO THE BELL.

THE TAKE DOWN, MARCOS GALVAO.

PRESSURE ON TOP WITH THE GROUND.

>> SSCOND ROUND.

>> GALVAO WANTS THIS FIGHT.

>> THE JUDGES HAVE BEEN ASSIGN

BIT STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

>> CLOSE BUT I WENT 10-9 MARCOS

GALVAO.

VASQUEZZDOING WELL ON THE FEET

BUT NOT LANDING THE BIG PUNCH.

ú> MOVEMENT ON THE UTSIDE FROM

VASQUEZ.

>> I LIKE HIS MOVEMENT A LOT.

BUT HE IS NOT PUTTING UP, LIKE I

-úSAID, THE BIG PUNCH.

GALVAO COMING IN WITH THE HARD

ONE.

HE NEEDS TO SLOW HIM DOWN AND

COME OFF THAT TAKEDOWN.

>> THAT'S THE WEAKNESS, I THINK

OF GALVAO'S STYLE.

THROWS VERY HARD.

COMMITS TO EVERY PUNCH.

DOESN'T HAVE VERY ADVANCED

FOOTWORK.

>> LANDED WWTHOUT A LOT OF

FORCE.

>> KKOCKED DOWN IN FRONT OF

>> GALVAO SHOOTING IT ON THE LEG3

LEG.

>> SERIES PREMIEREEHUNGRY

INVESTORS SUNDAY ON SPIKE.

A NEW EP SOAT OF BAR RESCUE.

-- EPISODE OF BARRRESCUE.

>> GALVAO TRYING TO BE HEAVY

WITH HIS JIU-JITSU, TRYING TT

WORK ON VASQUEZ.

>> VASQUEZ, THOUGH, NOT BEING

PUSHED AROUND.

DOING A GOOD JOB TRYING TO KEEP

THAT GUARD.

>> GOIIGGBACK TO HIS FEET.

THAT'S IMPRESSIVE.

>> VASQUEZ KEEPING HIMSELF

GRRUNDED.

THE RIGHT FINGERTIPS RAISING HIS%

HAND OFF THE MAT.

LOOKINN FOR SINGLE LEE.

>> TWO MINUTES REMAINING ROUND

NUMBER TWO.

TAKE DOWN AGAIN FROM MARCOS GAL

GAL -- GALVAO.

>> AS GRRAT AS GALVAO IS WITH

HIS JIU-

JITSU, MMA DOESN'T GIVE THAT

SUBMISSION.

>> IT REALLY DOEEN'T.

FIRST ROUND IN POWER OVER

SUBMISSION.

>> THINK VASQUEZ IS NOT TOO

UNCOMFORTABLE GOING TO HII BACK.

>> SO FAR HE LOOKS GOOD ON HIS

BACK.

HASN'T BEEN MAULED ON THE

GROUUD.

DONE A GOOO GOOD JOB OF KEEPING

GUARD.

>> NOTHHNG THERE.

>> GALVAOOWITH A HIGH WIDE

SPACE.

>> GALVAO FLATTENING HIMSELF

OUT.

SO MUCH MOVEMENT IN THE OP FOR

HIM.

>>>TIME IS TICKING ABY AND

EVERY SECOND HE IS ON THE BOTTOM

WITH GALVAO UNLOADED, HE IS

LOSING THE IGHH.

HAVEN'T BEEN FIGHT ENDING3

PUNCHES BUT PUTTING AWAY ROUNDS

RRGHT NOW.

>> 40 SECONDS REMAINING ROUND

NUMBER WO.

>> TRYING TO MOVE THE BODY WIIH

THE REBOUND.

-- WITH THE RIGHT HAND.

>> I THINK VASQUEZ HAS NOT

LOOKED AS INTIMIDATEE.

HE HASN'T.

I LIKE WHAT HE HAS SEEN IN HISS3

ATTITUDE.

HE CAME HERE TO WIN.

BUT SO FAR OVERPOWERED BY

GALVAO.

>> VAAQUEZ STICKING THE LLFT

HAND TO THE MAT TRYING TO KEEP

HIMSELF GROUNDED.

THERE WAS AN ILLEGAL KNEE FROM

GALVAO TO THE HEAD.

-úANOTHER KNEE..3

>>

>> PETERSSN STARTING RRUND

NUMBER THREE.

HOW DO YOU SEE THINGS IN THE

OPENING TEN MINUTES?

>> MARKS TO GALVAO ROUND NUMBER

TWO UP 20-18.

I TOTALLY AGREE VASQUEZ'S COACH

SAYS YOU RE NOT GOING TO WIN

THIS FIGHT FROM THE BOUGHT COME

YOM.

YOU ARE NOT GOING TO CATCH THIS

GUY OFF GUARD.3

YOU HAVE TO GO FROM THE FEET AND

LAND SOMETHING MEANINGFUL AND DO

WELL WITH HIS BOXXNG.

>> TAKE DOWNS FOR TWO ROUNDS ARE

THE STORY OF THE FIGHT.

>> VASQUEZ TRYING TO GO TO WORK

WITH HIS BOXING.%

>> EVERYBODY TAKES THE SAME

STANCE AGAINST MARCOS GALVAO.%

FEW PEOPLE EXECUTE THAT STRATEGY

AS WELL AS VVSQUEZ HAS TONIGHT.

HE DOES VERY WELL ON THE FEET.

ALSO ON THE FEET HE HASN'T

LANDED MEANINGFUL PUNCHES.

LANDED AND HASN'T HURT GALVAO.

HE NEEDS TO DO THAT TO GET THIS

FIGHT BACK.

-ú>> TRYING TO ESTABLISH THE JAB.

>> LOOKING FOR THE TAKEDOWN.

>> OUTSIDE TRIP AND HE GETS IT.

GALVAO WORKING ON THE ODY

TRIANGLE OF THE -- TRIANGLE.

>> GOING HEARD FOR THE REAR.

>> HE COULD GET THE FINISHER,

FIRST TIME IN HIS CAREER.

>> GOOD JOB BY VASQUEZ.

GETS THE FIRST ATTEMPT..33

THE CRANK POSITION.

VERY BAD POSITION FOR GALVAO3

HOLDING THAT TIGHT BODY TRIANGLE

ON VASQUEZ.

>> SECOND ATTEMPT AT THE REAR

FOR MARCOS GALVAO.

>> A LOT OF TIME REMAINIIG IN

THIS THIRD AND FINAL ROUUDD

2:35 TO GO.

>> MACIALG COAS GALVAO TIGHT

WITH THE POSITION, VERY HEARD TO

ESCAPE.

BUT VASQUEZ IS NOT FINISHED.

>> VAS QUESTIONS AS YOU SEE CUT

ON HIS NOSE.

>> GALVAO STILL SEARRHING FOR

THE REAR NAKED CHOKE JUST ON THE

JAW.

PETERSON WARNING GALVAO WATCH

PUNCHES TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD

OUR FIRST EVER BELLATOR PAY PER

VIEW ALVAREZ VERSUS CHANDLER.

ALSO ON THE CARD.

INTRIGUING FIGHT.IN A REALLY

>> YOU WANT TOOFIGHT EACH OTHER

OUTSIDE OF THE CAGE.%

LET ALONEEGET THEM IN THE CAGE

AND PAY THEM TO.

>> Don: TITO ORTIZ TRAINIIG

THE MIDDLE WEIGHT CHAMPION.

>>>ALL MARCOS GALVAO AT THE

MOMENT.

AS THE BODY TRIANGLE NOW CLOSE

HOOKS II.

VASQUEZ SO FAR HAS BEEN CHANGED.

HE FOUGHT HARD.

HE FOUGHT A SMART FIGHT BUT HERE

ON THE GROUND HE HAS BEEN

OUTMATCHED.

>> GAINING CONTROL ON THE LOWER

LII.

>> VASQUEZ THUS FAR NOT ANY REAL

DANGERROF BEING SUBMITTED BUT

SEEING THAT HE IS PLAYING ALL

DEFENSE.

>> VASQUEZ RYING TO TURN HIM

AND HE DOES VERY WELL THERE.

>> LOOKING FOR THE UP KICK.

GALVAO.NG TO GRAB THE HEEL F

>> VASQUEZ MISSED WITH THE LEFT

HAND.

úINAL SECONDS NOW.

VASQUEZ TRYING TO TURN UP THE

VOLUME FROM THE TOP.

GALVAO TRYING TRYING TO TURN UP THE

VOLUME FROMMTHE BOTTOM.

THE BELL AT THE END OF THE

FIGHT.

GALVAO.

WE'LL SEE IF HE GETS THE WIN

WHEE WE RETURN AND REMEMBER OUR

MAIN EVENT SILVA

>> 23-YEAR-OLD ANDRE IS 16-1 IN

HIS MMO CAREER, HERE IS MICHAEL

WILLIAMS.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN INSIDE

THE 1:41 THE WINNER BB KNOCKOUT

AND

ANDRE HORSBAL.

>> LET'S GO TO JIMMY.

>> I AM HERE WITH YOUR WINNER,

ANDRE, TTO FIGHTS IN THIS

TOURNAMENT AND TWO BRUTAL

KNOCKOUTS HOW DOESSIT FEEL TO BE

HEADED TO ANOTHER WORLD FINAL.

>> INTERPRETER: I AM VERY GLAD

TO BE IN THE FINALS, AND PROUD 3

OF MY MANAGER AND I AM VERY GLAD

TO BE IN THE FINALS.

>> IT LOOKED LIKE THE BODY SHOT

WAS THE END, LOOKING FOR A

FINISH, IS THAT HOW IT FELT?

>> INTERPRETER: I DID

EVERYTHING MY COACH TOLD ME, SO

I HEARD HIM TO TELL ME TO GO TO

THE BODY, AND I DID, AND IT

WORKED OUT WELL.

>> IN THE FINAL YOUR OPPONENT,

-pADAM DUNN, ANOTHER KNOCKOUT

SPECIALIST, ARE YOU LOOKING

FORWARD TO THAT FIGHT?

TELL ME ABOUT IT.

>> INTERPRETER:

YES, I KNOW THAT MY OPPONENT IS

A VERY TOUGH GUY, I LOOK FORWARD

TO THE FIGHT AND IT'S GOING TO

BE AN EXCITING, GREAT FIGHT.

>> IT'S GOING TO BE AN

OUTSTANDING FIGHT, YOUR

WELTERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

FINALIST.

>> THE WELTERWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

FINAL IS NOW SET, TWO

NATURAL-BORN FINISHERS, THAT

FIGHT WILL TAKE PLACE DURING

BELLAT

BELLATORS 2014 DIVISION, YOU

WILL SEE IT LIVE ON SPIKE.

LET'S GO TO THE NEXT DIVISION,

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DAVE &

BUSTERS.

>> CALDWELL IS A PHENOMENAL

pRESTLER.

>> ROUND 1.

OUR FIGHT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY

MILLER LITE, THE OFFICIAL TIME

FOR BEER.

>> JOE HAS A DISTINGUISHESIVE

MOVES.

>> PINGITORE IS IN THE BLUE

TRUNKS AND CALDWELL IN THE BLACK

TRUNKS.

A LOT OF HEAT ON CALDWELL, EARLY

IN HIS PRO-MMA CAREER.

GOING TO CAROLINA STATE

UNIVERSITY.

>> HE WRESTLED BRENT METCALF,

WHO WAS UNDEFEATED AT THE TIME

AND DESTROYED HIM IN THAT MATCH,

TAKI

TAKING 9-5, 9-4, BLEW HIM AWAY.

>> THERE IS TAKE DOWN ONE.

PINGITORE WAS A WRESTER IN RHODE

ISLAND AND SAID THAT HIS

OPPORTUNITY ON THE GROUND IS TO

GET IN AND SCRAMBLE.

MORE ON CALDWELL.

>> FOR HIM TO FINISH THAT

THOUGH.

>> OVER EXTENDED.

STILL FIGHTING FOR IT.

THAT'S WHERE CALDWELL IS GOOD,

GREAT IN THE SCRAMBLE AS WELL.

HE WILL KEEP MOVING.

TAKE IT LIKE THAT.

WHAT A GORGEOUS MOVE.

LOOKING TO FINISH.

AND DOES.

I LOVE THAT HE STRIKES THE MID

FOR CALDWELL.

>> IT'S VERY HARD TO OUTSCRAMBLE

CALDWELL, THAT WAS HIS HALLMARK

AS A WRESTLER AT THE HIGHEST

HE OUT-SCRAMBLED GUYS.

>> YOU WILL SEE IN A REPLAY WHAT

A GORGEOUS TRANSITION, FISHING

FOR THE CAMORA, AND TAKING THE

BACK AND DEEP WITH THAT NAKED

CHOKE.

>> HOW HE HOLDS TO THAT AND

WRENCHING ON THE ARM, AND THIS

HOOK IS ALREADY LOOKING FOR THE

REAR NAKED.

EVEN BEFORE HE TURNED ALL THE

WAY,,HE HAD THAT RIGHT ARM UNDER

HIS CHIN.

DOESN'T GET BOTH HOOKS IN, BUT

YOU DON'T EED THEM IF YOU ARE

THAT DEEP AND LOW BEHIND HIM.

LOOK AT IT AGAIN.

WRENCHES HIM OVER AND WHEN

PINGITORE TURNS, YOU SEE HIM

GIVING UP THE BACK, HIS ARM IS

AROUND UNDER THE CHIN.

JUST A STEP AHEAD OF PINGIOTORE,

THE KEY OF THIS FIGHT.

MAN, HE'S GOT GREAT THINGS TO

COME AT 145 POUNDS.

>> A BIG CELEBRATION FOR

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WAY.

DORIAN CALDWELL IS ONE TO WATCH.

2-0 IN BELLATOR.

p> HERE IS MICHAEL WILLIAMS.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, TAKING

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>> SMILE ON THE FACE OF CALDWELL

AND A GREAT SHOW OF RESPECT FOR

JOE PINGITORE AND HIS CORNER.

D

DARRION CALDWELL, WANTS TO BE AA

CHAMPION.

HERE IS A SCREAMING HOLD FOR

HAIR.

>> AS A STEP OVER, REAR-NAKED

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>> JIMMY, SOME REALLY INTRIGUING

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>> TAKING IT ON TOP, GROUND AND

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SILVA, BUT SILVA HAS OTHER

PLANS, WITH THE KNOCKOUT PUNCH,

I AM GOING TO TAKE HIM DOWN.

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>> I DO NOT BELIEVE WHAT I JUST

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>> TONIGHT WE ARE ON THE FAMED

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NOW SET FOR OUR MAIN EVENT.

THE BEELATOR BANTAM MIDDLEWEIGHT

TITLE IS ON THE LINE, AS RAFAEL

SILVA TAKES ON JOE WARREN.

>> QUICK APPEAL, SEX APPEAL

KILLER.

THAT'S WHAT I AM TALKING ABOUT,

I DEAL WITH ADVERSITY WELL, I

HAVE HAD MY BELT TAKEN BUT HERE

TO GET MY BELT BACK.

INTERPRETER: THIS IS ME TO BE

ON THE STREETS, TO GIVE ME A

PURPOSE.

WARREN CAN TALK ALL HE WANTS,

THAT'S ALL IT IS, TALK.

ANY FOOL CAN TALK.

I WAS BREAKER OF A NEW WORLD

CHAMPPON, I WAS A FEATHERWEIGHT

WORLD CHAMPION, AND TONIGHT I AM

GOING TO BE A BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD

CHAMPION.

I AM FOCUSED ON ONE THING,

BELLATOR TITLE, AND IT'S

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKING ON THE

DOOR, I WILL KICK THROUGH IT AND

GET THAT BELT.

>> I AM FIGHTING FOR THE HONOR

OF MY MASTERR,THIS FIGHT WILL BE

A CELEBRATION OF EVERYTHING HE'S

TAUGHT ME.

>> RAFAEL SILVA, THE ONLY THING 3

I CAN SAY TO YOU, THANK YOU, FOR

GETTING IN THE CAGE AND FIGHTING

THE BADDEST MAN ON THE PLANET.

NO WAY THAT ANYONE STOPS ME IN

THAT CAGE.

IT'S GOING TO BE A WAR.

I AM VIOLENT.

I AM A KILLER.

I AM UNSTOPPABLE.

I AM A WORLD CHAMPION.

CAGE, RAFAEL SILVA.

>> RAFAEL SILVA WON BELLATOR'S

SUMMER SERIES, 2013 BANTAMWEIGHT

TOURNAMENT, BUT JIMMY, FOO SILVA

THE BELT IS NOT ON THE LINE.

>> THAT'S RIGHT, HAD A LOT OF

TROUBLE GETTING OVER, SHORT

NOTICE, AND DIDN'T GET HERE IN

TIME TO GO THROUGH MEDICALS AND

MAKE WEIGHT.

THE TITLE IS NOT ON THE LINE FOR

HIM, BUT TO HIM THAT MAKES NO

DIFFERENCE.

WHAT WE FOCUSES ON TONIGHT IS

HIS OPPONENT, JOE WARREN.

>> ENTERING THIS BOUT RAFAEL

SILVA IS SET.

I DON'T THINK THIS FIGHT IS

GOING TO THE JUDGES, I EXPECT IT

TO END EARLY AND VIOLENTLY.

>> THAT'S GOOD SESSION, AND YOU

HAVE TO BE PREPARED FOR THE

FIGHT.

>> JJMMY SILVA SAID -- JIMMY,

SILVA SAID THAT HE WOULD LOOK TO

TAKE HIM DOWN FOR THE BELT.

>> RIGHT NOW TO MAKE HIS WAY TO

THE CAGE, THE BADDEST MAN ON THE

PLANET, JOE WARREN!

>> JOE WARREN WON BELLATOR

SEASON 9, THE FORMER BELLATOR

FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION AND A

2006 WRESTLING WORLD CHAMPION.

WARREN TOLD US JIMMY, GOES THE

DISTANCE WITH STRIKING AND

BELIEVES IT WILL NOT STOP HIS

TAKE DOWN.

>> WHAT HE WILL DO ON THE

GROUND, WITH PRESSURE, A LOT OF

GROUND IN TOWN.

THE PIT BULL LETHAL ON THE

GROUND COULD NOT SUBMIT JOE.

AND NOT ABLE TO PUT HIM AWAY.

>> JOE WWRREN ALWAYS OUTSPOKEN,

OF HIS OPPONENT OF SILVA.

THE ONLY GAME PLAN I HAVE IS TO

POKE A HOLE IN HIS FACE.

I DON'T THINK HE UNDERSTANDS

WHAT HE IS GETTING INTO THAT

CAGE WITH.

>> WORDS FROM WARREN, HE'S GOT

TO BACK THEM UP TONIGHT.

>> DAVE & BUSTER'S BRINGS YYU

THE TALE OF THE TAPE.

>> LOOK AT THE EXPERIENCE OF

SILVA, ON A 13-FIGHT WIN STREAK,

THAT'S THE TOTAL NUMBER OF

FIGHTS THAT WARREN HAS HAD IN

HIS CAREER.

>> BACK TO MICHAEL WILLIAMS.

>> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN,

PRESENTED LIVE ON SPIKE, THE

MAIN EVENT OF THE EVENING, FIVE

ROUNDS FOR THE INNERIM

BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP,

PROVIDED BY THE COMMISSION AND

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TONIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT IS

BROUGHT TO YOU BY MILLER LITE,

MILLER TIME.

INTRODUCING IN THE RED CORNER,

WEIGHING IN AT 5'9", 136,

BRINGING A RECORD OF 23

VICTORIES AND ONLY THREE

DEFEATT, RAFAEL SILVA.

AND ACROSS THE CAGE HIS

OPPONENT, FIGHTING OUT OF THE

BLUE CORNER, AT 5'6", WEIGHING

134.6 POUNDS, TONIGHT LOOKING TO

BECOME A TWO-TIME, TWO-WEIGHT

CLASS BELLATOR WORLD CHAMPION,

INTERESTING WITH 16 VICTORIES,

AND THREE DEFEATS FIGHTING OUT

OF COLORADO, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN THE BADDEST MAN ON THE

pLANET, JOE WARREN.

AND THE REFEREE IN CHARGE OF THE

ACTION, JASPER OLIVER.

>> GUYS, YOU KNOW THE RULES,

KEEP THE FIGHT CLEAN.

TOUCH GLOVES.

ALL RIGHT, STEP BACK.

>> JIMMY YOUR KEYS TO VICTORY

ARE PRESENTED BY:

>> WANTS TO TEST JOE'S CHIN AND

STAY BUSY ON THE GROUND.

AND JOE WARREN, TO MAKE IT AN

AGGRESSSVE FIGHT AND KEEP THE

PRESSURE ON HIM, HE PRIDES

HIMSELF ON HIS CONDITIONING.

>> SCHEDULED FOR FIVE,

FIVE-MINUTE ROUNDS.

>> [BELL] FIGHT.

>> THE BELL AND ROUND 1.

TONIGGT'S FIGHT IS BROUGHT TO

YOU BY MILLER LITE.

LOOKING FOR THE OUTSIDE STRIP.

RAFAEL SILVA IN THE WHITE

TRUNKS, AND JOE WARREN IN THE

BLACK TRUNKS.

>> RAFAEL COMMITTED TO THIS

TAKE-DOWN.

AND BEAUTIFUL.

TRUE TO WHAT HE TOLD US.

THIS WORLD CCAMPION, PICKED HIM

UP AND DROPPEE HIM.

>> TAKING THE BACK, DON'T LOOK

IN.

>> WELCOME TO EXACTLY WHEN HE

DIDN'T WANT TO BE ON THE GROUND.

GRABBING THE GLOVE.

>> IF YOU GRAB YOUR OWN GLOVE,

YOU CANNOT GRAB YOUR OPPONENTTS

GLOVE.

TALKING TO OLIVER ABOUT THAT

ISSUE.

>> UNCHARTED ISSUE FOR WARREN.

>> WARREN TRYING TO TURN.

NICE SHORT KNEE.

SILVA, JIMMY, STAYING VERY

TIGHT.

RIGHT HANDS NOW FROM WARREN.

SILVA NOT GIVING WARREN ANY

SPACE.

>> NOT AT ALL, YOU THINK THIS IS

WHERE WARREN WANTS TO E, LIKE

IN GRECO, NO SPACE.

>> FIGHTING AWAY FROM WARREN,

NOW SOME SEPARATION.

THIS LEFT HAND FFOM WARREN.

>> ON A LOCKUP GUILLOTINE, HE'S

CRANKING IT HARD.

>> AND LOST IT.

WARREN IN THE TOP POSITION.

BOTH FIGHTERS BEING EXTREMELY

AGGRESSIVE IN ROUND 1.

>> YOU SEE NEW SKILLS AND TAKING

DOWN WARREN, AND WARREN, THE

SUBMISSION SPECIALIST.

>> SILVA LOOKING TO THE UP-KICK.

SMART BY WARREN, DROPPED TO A

KNEE TAKING AWAY THE OPTION OF A

HEAD KICK.

A RIB CAGE FROM WARREN.

>> RIGHT NOW JOE PLAYING IT VERY

SAFE.

BUT IF FALLS TOO FAR FORWARD,

NOW TRYING TURN THE CORNER ON

SILVA.

THE BODY LOCK.

NOW WARREN NOW MOVING TO THE

CENTER OF BELLATOR CAGE.

USE OF BODY.

>> WARREN IN THE PAST RUSHES --

A GOOD UPPERCUT, AND HURT HIM.

AND SILVA NOT LOOKING TO FINISH,

WARREN FIGHTS BACK.

>> MAN, HE HAD HIM HURT.

>> RUSHING RIGHT UPPERCUT THROWN

AND DELIVERED BY RAFAEL SILVA.

ANN THAT TAKE DOWN REAALY SAVED

WARR

WARREN.

HE WAS HURT, EATINGGRIGHT HAND.

LOOKS LIKE HE'S CLEARING THE

COBWEBS HERE.

>> SILVA WILL TAKE A SWEEP.

NOW SITTING UP.

>> I DON'T THINK IT WAS AN

UPKICK, I THINK GOING FOR A

TRIANGLE.

NOT A WARNING THERE BUT OING

FOR A TRIANGLE.

>> I AGREE WITH YOU, JIMMY.

JUST A FOOT MOVING POSITION

RATHER THAN INTENDING KICK FROM

SILVA.

TRY ANYWAY.

>> WITH THAT WRIST, CAN'T STEP

OVER.

>> TIGHT, CLOSE GUARD FROM

SILVA.

WARREN HEAVY PRESSURE WITH HIS

FOREAR

FOREARMS.

>> WARREN HAS DONE SO MUCH

DAMAGE IN PAST FIGHTS, ON TOP,

IN THE GUARD, WEARING HIS

OPPONENTS DOWN.

>> WARREN LOOKING FOR THE HAMMER

FIST NOW.

VERY AGGRESSIVE ROUND 1 FOR BOTH

FIGHTERS.

>> THIS IS THE PUNCH THAT HURT

JOE WARREN.

SNAPPED HIS HHAD BACK, GOT A

BEAUTIFUL SHOT, AND FOLLOWED IT

UP, SILVA LANDED THREE OR FOUR

GOOD RIGHT-HANDS TO THE CHIN.

AND WARREN ABLE TO TAKE THEM

DOWN AND GET BACK IN THIS FIGHT.

>> JIMMY, HOW DID YOU SCORE

ROUND 1?

>> BASED ON THAT ABILITY TO HURT

WARREN, I WENT 10-9-SILVA, AND

GAVE HIM AN EDGE IN THE

STRIKING.

HAD A TAKE-DOWN OF HIS OWN.

SILVA ONCE AGAIN GETTING BACK TO

IT WITH A JAB.

>> SILVV SAID I AM SUPERIOR IN

EVERY ASPECT OF FIGHTING JOE

WARREN.

AND I SAID, DOES THAT INCLUDE

WRESTLING, AND HE SAID, YES, IT

DOES.

HE SAID, JOE WARREN DOESNNT HAVE

ANY IDEA OF THE LEVEL OF

WRESTLING THAT I POSSESSION.

WINNING HIM A WORLD CHAMPION AND

A WORLD CUP.

>> REMEMBER WATCHING HIM AT THE

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN.

AND HAD A DOUBLE EDGE POKE STYLE

AS WELL.

>> SEPARATION FROM SILVA, WARREN

TRYING TO TAKE THE BACK.

>> THE QUESTION AS THIS FIGHT

GOES INTO THE DEEPER WATER,

SILVA DOESN'T HAVE THE NOTICE,

WARREN DOES.

WAITING A LONG TIME FOR THIS

FIGHT.

PRIDES HIMSELF ON HIS

CONDITIONING, ON WORK ETHIC.

SILVA WENT A LONG FIGHT.

>> WITH A BOUNCE AND STEP FROM

WARREN AS HE MOVES BACKWARDS.

>> SILVA HAS BEEN WORKING ON

THAT UPPERCUT, CATCHING WARREN

COMING IN.

>> BACK KICK.

>> QUICK WITH THAT RIGHT-HAND

RELEASE, BOTH WITH THE UPPERCUT

AND THE STRAIGHT RIGHT.

JOE IS FALLING BACK INTO BAD

HAB

HABITS.

WE SAW HIM RUSHING IN AND TAKING

THIS UPPERCUT.

>> BIG TO WARREN.

WARREN WITH THE TRIP, GETS THE

TAKE-DOWN.

>> WARREE HASN'T HAD AN EASY

TIME STABILIZING ON SILVA..3

TAKING HIM DOWN BUT SILVA

WORKING ALL OVER AGAIN.

>> USING THAT RIGHT HAND.

>> WARREN IS GETTING A LOT OF

PUNCHES.

ONE OF THE QUESTIONS -- NICE

UPPERCUT AGAIN.

>> SILVA LOOKING TO TURN UP THE

VOLUME WITH HIS STRIKES, TURN UP

THE POWER.

>> ONE QUESTION I HAD COMING IN

VILLA, THE BEATING WITH THE CHIN

SHOT AND STICC TAKE A PUNCH.

SHOWING THAT HE CAN.

THE BAD NEWS IS THAT HE IS

SHOWING THAT HE CAN, EATING A

LOT OF PUNCHES.

>>>YOU SAY, JIMMY, YOU NEVER

WANT TO BE KNOWN FOR YOUR CHIN.

>> NEVER WANT TO BE KNOWN FOR

YOUR CCIN.

SOMETHING WRONG WITH THAT.

>> KNEE FROM WARREN.

CAUGHT AND DROPPED BY SILVA.

RIGHT BACK TO HIS FEET.

>> AT LEAST ON THE FEET AND

DOING WELL WITH HIS PUNCHES.

>> SITTING BACK AND WARREN DID

PASS.

>> DOESN'T WANT TO DO THAT

THOUGH.

>> 1:45 REMAINING IN ROUND 2.

>> WARREN IN THIS POSITION AND

LOOKING FOR HIM TO TURN AND BURN

AND TAKE THE BACK.

MAN.

GOOD JOB BY SILVA.

>> TALKEDDABOUT HIS WORK ETHIC

AND LOOKS VERY FATIGUE RIGHT

NOW, SEAN.

>> TRYING GET BACK TO HIS FEET

AND DOES.

BEAUTIFUL JOB TAKING HIM BACK

DOWN BY SILVA.

HE TOLD US THATT I AM GOING TO

OUT-WRESTLE HIM.

AND WE LOOKED AT EACH, AND

THOUGHT, I DON'T KNOW IF THAT'S

A GOOD IDEA.

BUT WORKED OUT SO FAR, IMPRESSED

WITH HIS WRESTLING.

SO AM I.

>> PEOPLE THAT DON'T FOLLOW

WRESTLING AND THERE IS A LOT TO

IT, AND THE TURNS AND THE POINT

-pSYSTEM, THERE IS PRETTY MUCH

TAKE-DOWNS IN MMA.

>> RIGHT HAND FROM WARREN.

>> ALL DAY, I HAVE BEEN

WRESTLING MY WHOLE LIFE AND A

LOT OF THAT DOESN'T NECESSARILY

TRANSLATE TO MMA, THE STYLES AND

THE FREE TURN DON'T WORK.

>> SEE THE WRIST CONTROL.

WARREN BACK TO HIS FEET.

SILVA TRUE TO HIS WORD, GONE FOR

TAKE-DOWNS AND HAS TRIED TO

OUT-WRESTLE JOE WARREN.

CLOSING SECONDS OF ROUND 2.

[BELL] %

HERE COMES ROUND 3.

>> A VICTORY GIVES JOE WARREN

CHAMPIONSHIP, MAKES HIM A

TWO-WEIGHT CHAMPION.

PREVIOUSLY HELD THE

FEATHERWEIGHT.

RAFAEL SILVA LOOKING FOR TWO

STRAIGHT VICTORIES.

JIMMY, HOW DO YOU HAVE IT.

>> I HAVE SILVA, 8-9, AND

MY GOD. TO HAVE ABILITY -- OH,

THAT KICK FROM WARREN.

WARREN BEING CAUTIOUS.

>> SILVA CLEARED THE COBWEB S ND

AND LANDED A RIGHT OF HIS OWN.

>> WARREN LANDED THAT RIGHT AND

DIDN'T REMAIN AGGRESSIVE.

AND GETS IT.

>> THAT WAS A BIG, TECHNICAL

MISTAKE BY WARREN, HAD HIM HURT.

>> ÁLVAREZ/CHANDLER, LIVE MAY

17.

STARTS WITH OUR PRE-LIM SHOW,

YOU WILL SEE THAT ON SPIKE, 7

EASTERN TIME.

JUST FOR CLARIFICATION, OUR

PRE-L

PRE-LIMS ARE LIVE AND FREE, AND

PAY-FOR-VIEW EVENT BEGINSAS --

BEGINS AT 10 P.M.

>> WHAT SILVA CAN'T AFFORD TO DO

IS SIT AND WORK HIM OVER.

HE CANNOT ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN.

>> WITH HIS FOOT ON THE FACE OF

JOE WARREN.

>> SHORT ELBOW.

FINDING THAT.

IN 10 VICTORIES JOE WARREN

GENERALLY WEARS FIGHTERS OUT.

AND DOES IT HERE ON TOP.

SILVA CAN'T SIT HERE AND BE

PASSIIE IF HE WANTS TO WIN THIS

FIGHT.

FIVE ROUNDS, TWO ROUNDS IN THE

-pBANK WILL NOT DO IT.

>> WARRENNSTACKING ONNSILVA.

GOING BACK IN.

STARTING TO WEAR HIM FROM THE

SIDE, JIMMY.

>> SILVA TAKING A BREAK HERE.

SILVA WITH A HIGH GUARD BUT NOT

ANGLING HIS HIPS.

NOW LOOKS LIKE HE'S LOOKING FOR

AN ARM.

NOW WITH THE ELBOW OUT, NOT

GOING TO GET IT.

AND THROWING THE KNEE INTO THE

FENCE.

SHORT ELBOW FROM WARREN.

>> THIS IS BELLATOR LIVE ON

SPIKE, COMING TO YOU FROM

ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY.

AS STATED THE INTERIM BANTAM

-pWORLD WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP,

RAFAEL SILVA IN THE BOTTOM

POSITION, JOE WARREN.

DID IT AT 125, TRRING TO DO IT

AT 135.

WARREN LEADING WITH HIS HEAD.

BOTTOM SWELLING AROUND WARREN'S

LEFT EYE.

FIRST TIME IN THE FIGHT THAT

WARREN HAS DICTATED THE ACTION,

ON TOP AND KEEPING SILVA

>> BIG ELBOW, THOSE ARE LEGAL,

THOSE ARE OFF THE SPINE.

25 SECONDS REMAINING IN ROUND 3.

SCHEDULED FOR FIVE, FIVEEMINUTE

ROUNDS.

WARREN LOOKING TO FIND A WAY,

HOLDING THE TOP POSITION.

HALF GUARD OF RAFAEL SILVA.

[BELL]

WE ARE HEADED TO THE

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.

>> JOE, YOU ET THOSE WITH THE

STRIKE, THROOGH THE TAKE DOWN.

JOE, WHEN WITH YOUR RIGHT HAND,

BECAUSE YOU CAUGHT HIM.

LISTEN, YOU HAVE MORE GAS, YOU

HEAR ME.

>> WHAT CAUSED THE DAMAGE TO THE

FACE ON JOE WARREN.

HE STARTS UP BEAUTIFUL RIGHT

HAND OVER THE TOP.

AND REALLY HAD SILVA HURT.

AND BANG, RIGHT BY THE EAR.

TAKES ALL THE BALANCE OUT OF

YOU.

AND SILVA ANSWERS BACK,

BEAUTIFUL RIGHT-HAND OVER THE

TOO OF HIS OWN.

THAT'S THE SPOT THEY ARE

TREATING NOW, I THINK THAT'S

WHAT CAUSED THE SWELLING.

pOW HE ENDED THE ROUND ON TOP.

FIRST TIME HE REALLY HAS BEEN

ABLE TO IMPOSE HIS WEIGHT ON

SILVA.

>> THERE IS A CUT ON THE EYELID,

DAMAGE TO JOE WARREN'S LEFT EYE.

SAYING TOP POSITION IS WHERE WE

JIMMY.OU TO BE.

>> I HAVE 2-1, LAST ROUND 10-9.

THIS IS WHERE WARREN WANTS TO

BE, JUST LIKE HIS CORNER SIDE,

ON TOP.

>> FIRST TIME EITHER FIGHTER,

JIMMY, HAS GONE PAST THREE

ROUNDS.

WARREN HOLDING ON TO THE LEG.

SILVA WORKING IS WAY FREE BACK

TO HIS FEET.

>> IT'S A QUESTION, NOW WE ARE

IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.

DOES SILVA HAVE THE GAS TO KEEP

UP WITH WARREN?

AND GUT AND HEART AND ENDURANCE.

RRNS -- IN ROUND 3, 22-1 FOR JOE

WARREN.

STARTING TO PULL AWAY, AND

MAKING CONDITIONING A FACTOR IN

THIS FIGHT.

>> SILVA TRYING TOOCONTROL THE

ANKLE WITH THE LEFT HAND.

THAT LAST SHOT FROM SILVA WENT

THE DISTANCE, JIMMY.

JOE WARREN'S CAREER, NO ONE HAS

SHOT ON HIM AND MISSED HIM IN

THE MMA.

SHORT JAB FROM SILVA.

BIG POWER TAKE DOWN FROM WARREN.

THERE IS SWELLING OUTSIDE OF

SILVA'S LEFT EYE.

GOING ON TOP.

THERE IS SWELLING IN THE CUT,

LEFT EYELID OF JOE WARREN.

DOESN'T SEEM TO BE A FACTOR.

>> YEAH, BUT THIS IS A BAD

POSITION FOR SILVA TO BE, NEEDS

TO GET BACK TO HIS FEET.

WITH A LOT OF WEIGHT AND

PRESSURE.

HOW YOU LET ROUNDS SLIP AWAY

WHEN YOU ARE FIGHTING JOE

WARREN.

>> TRRING TO TAKE IT BACK, SILVA

ONE HOOK IN, TRYING TO GET HE

SECOND HOOK IN.

>> FULL MOUNT, CAN'T KEEP IT

SILVA IS VERY SLIPPERY WITH HIS

GROUNN GAME.

>> THE LAST TWO ROUNDS HAVE HAD

pOE WARREN THE AGGRESSOR.

>> CROTCH TAKE DOWN FROM WARREN.

STARTING TO REALLY IMPLEMENT HIS

WRESTLING NOW, JIMMY.

>> GOING FOR THE SWITCH.

JOE WARREN SCRAMBLING RIGHT WITH

HIM, NOT GOING WITH THE TOWER

HALF.

ANOTHER WRESTLING MOVE.

YOU SEE HOW LITTLE SPACE WARREN

IS GIVING SILVA RIGHT NOW.

SILVV RIGHT NOW REALLY HAS TO

DIG TO GET BACK IN THIS FIGHT.

BUT THIS IS WHAT JOE WARREN

LIVES FOR, THE LAST 10 MINUTES.

CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.

WHAT ONE LIVES FOR.

OLIVER JUST WARNED WARREN ELBOW

TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD.

>> SILVA A LITTLE TOO FOCUSED ON

THE TAKE DOWN IN THIS FIGHT, MAY

WANT TO WORK ON THE DISTANCE ON

THAT EYE.

THESE WRESTLING TEAMS GRAPPLING

LIKE THIS, JOE HAS BEEN

WRESTLING HIS WHOLE LIFE AND

SPENDS A LOT LESS ENERGY IN

THESE POSITIONS.

>> ALMOST LOOKING OR A PILE

DIVE LIKE A SUPLEX.

IT WOULD BE ILLEGAL BY THE WAY,

YOU CANNOT SPIKE YOUR OPPONENT.

NOT WITH THE PILE DRIVER FROM

PRO-WRESTLING AND NOT EVEN WITH

CORELA LIST.

AND SECONDS REMAINING IN ROUND

4.

WARREN SITTING EFFORTLESSLY TO

THE BACK.

[BELL]

FINAL ROUND.O THE FIFTH AND

IN THE CORNER WITH RAFAEL SILVA.

INTERPRETER: YOU WANT TO WIN

THIS, YOU WANT TO WIN THIS.

START SHOOTING IN ON HIM.

>> LISTEN, NO STRAIGHT IN, YOU

HEAR ME.

NO STRAIGHT IN, I NEED YOU TO

ANGLE AND LEVEL CHANGE.

ANGLE AND LEVEL CHANGE.

>> JJE WARREN'S WIFE, CHRISTY.

NEVER EASY JOE WARREN FIGHT, IS

IT.

RAFAEL SILVA VERSUS JOE WARREN.

WE HAVE REACCED THE FIFTH AND

FINAL ROUND.

ON THE LINE, BELLATOR'S BANTAM

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, HOW DO HAVE

IT?

>> I BELIEVE IT'S 2-2, AND WHO

EVER WINS THIS FIFTH ROUND, WINS

THIS FIGHT.

CORNER SAYS TO NOT BE SHOOTING

TO HIT WARREN DOWN.

>> WARREN JUMPING ON TO THEEBACK

OF RAFAEL SILVA.

YOU SEE HE'S KEEPING HIMSELF

GROUNDED, IF ANY DANGER OF BEING

HIT IN THE HEAD AT THE MOMENT.

TRYING EXPLODE, WARREN MATCHING

IT.

RAFAEL SILVA VERSUS JOE WARREN.

FIFTH AND FINAL ROUND OF THIS

BELLATOR BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD

TITLE FIGHT.

>> SILVA GOIIG FOR THE SWITCH

WITH WARREN, JOE SO TIGHT.

A TAKE-DOWN DIFFERENTIAL IS THE

DIFFERENCE, ESPECIALLY IN LATE

IN ROUND 2, WHEN JOE WARREN TOOK

OVER.

>> WARREN DOING A VERY GOOD JOB,

JIMMY, OF HOLDING POSITION.

4, HE'S GIVEN SILVA STANDING ON

>> NO WARNING BY THE REFEREE

YET.

OH, THAT'S ILLEGAL.

SILVA WAS GROUNDED.

TIME CALLED BY OLIVER.

SILVA GROUNDED HIMSELF WITH HIS

RIGHT HAND.

>> YOU HAVE TO HAVE CONTROL OF

YOURSELF, OKAY.

STAY RIGHT THERE.

>> LOOK AT IT HERE.

YEAH, BOTH HANDS ON THE MAT.

ILLEGAL KNEE.

DOESN'T LOOK EGREGIOUS AND

DOESN'T LOOK LIKE A POINT-TAKINN

KNEE.

BUT YOU NEVER KNOW, THAT'S A 3

JUDGMENT CALL.

>> Referee: STAY RIGHT HERE.

GO OVVR THERE.

YOU WANT THE DOCTOR TO COME?

NO?

YOU SURE?

OKAY, WE ARE GOING TO FIGHT

RIGHT NOW, OKAY.

STAY RIGHT HERE.

>> AT THE END OF FIVE RULES, AND

A LOW BLOW YOU GET THE AMOUNT OF

TIME.

>> Referee: ARE YOU READY?

FIGHT.

>> DECLINING THE DOCTOR, OUR

FIFTH AND FINAL ROUND CONTINUES.

>> HIT HIM IN THE FACE, OPEN IN

YOU SEE SILVA KEEPING HIMSELF

GROUNDED.

A KNEE TO THE SIDE AND NOW TO

THE RIB CAGE.

>> SILVA HAS TO COME UP WITH

SOMETHING BIG HALFWAY THRRUGH

THE FIFTH ROUND.

>> ABSOLUTELY.

>> GRINDING AND CONTROL IS WHAT

>> VIRTUALLY IN EVERY FIGHT.

>> ALSO FIGHTING HARD, DOESN'T

WANT TO LOSE.

IT'S GOING THE WAY OF JOE WARREN

RIGHT NOW.

IMPLEMENTING HIS WRESTLING AND

POP GAME AND DOMINANCE VER

SILVA.

NOTHING HAS BEEN SETTLED OR

DECIDED YET.

1:45 REMAINING IN ROUND 5.

>> THE PRESSURE IS ON SILVA

RIGHT NOW.

KEEPS GOING THIS WAY.

WARREN WILL WIN THIS FIGHT.

JUST LIKE HEEDID AGAINST PIT

BULL WHEN THROWING UP BEFORE THE

FIGHT.

PRESSURE ON WHEN JOE SOTO WAS

HAVING HIS WAY IN THE OPENING

ROUND AND CAME BACK AND KNOCKED

HIM IN THE SECOND ROUND.

HE MAKES THIS ABOUT HEART AND

GUTS.

>> TRYING TO LAND FROM VERY

SHORT RANGE.

>> 1:25.

>> WARREN JUST RELENTLESS WITH

THIS TOP GAME POSITIONING,

JIMMY.

>> ABOUT A MINUTE AWAY FROM

BEING A CHAMPION ONCE AGAIN.

YOU TALKED ABOUT ALL THE SKILLS

HE AAQUIRED AND ALL THE STUFF HE

IS DOING BETTER.

IT TURNS OUTTTHE STUFF THAT HE

HAS, THE WRESTLING AND THE

HE WORKS HARD.

>> 15 SECONDS REMAINING.

WARREN NOT GIVING UP POSITION.

LOOKING TO LAND IN THE FINAL

SECOND.

SHORT ELBOW FROM WARREN.

MORE ELBOWS.

THE BELL AND THE END OF THE

FIGHT [BELL]

JIMMY, I THINK YOU NAILED IT,

THAT WAS A QUINESSENTIAL JOE

WARREN-FIGHT.

>> HAD MORE IN THE TANK THAN

RAFAEL SILVA.

SEE IF THE JUDGE AGREES, BUT

THAT'S HOW I SAW THIS FIGHT.

-pWON IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND.

>> LOOKING DEFECTED RAFAEL

SILVA.

AND ELATED-LOOKING IS JOE

WARREN.

WORKING ON THAT EYE, NEVER WAS

REALLY A FACTOR.

STARTED TO SWELL BADLY AND

LEAKING BLOOD IN ROUND 3.

IT WASN'T A FACTOR AS WE SAW.

>> I THINK HE WAS MORE HESITANT

TO STAND TO STAND UP AND THROW

BECAUSE OF THAT EYE.

THAT WAS THE DIFFERENCE, THE EYE

MAY VVRY WELL DICK -- DICTATED

HIM AND COULD BE A FACTOR.

>> JIMMY YOUR SCORE CARD.

>> I GAAE WARREN THE LAST THREE

ROUNDS.

>> AFTER 25 HARD MINUTES OF

FIGHTING, THE WINNER OF RAFAEL

SILVA AND JOE WARREN WILL BE

DECIDED BY THE THREE STATE NEW

JERSEY JUDGES, HERE IS MICHAEL

WILLIAMS.

>> LADIIS AND GENTLEMEN, HAVING

GONE THE DISTANCE INSIDE, YOUR

JUDGES' SCORE CARDS, ALL THREE

JUDGES, ALL SEE THE FIGHT

EXACTLY THE SAME, 48-47.

ALL FOR THE WINNER, UNANIMOUS

DECISION AND NOW THE INTERIM

BELLATOR BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD

CHAMPION, THE BADDEST MAN ON THE%

PLANET, JOE WARREN.

>> JOE WARREN IS BELLATOR'S

FIRST-EVER TWO-WEIGHT CLASS

WORLD CHAMPION.

APPLAUSE FROM HIS WIFE,

CCRISTINE, AND HUGS FROM HIS

TRAINING CAMP.

GO TO JIMMY.

>> I AM HERE WITH YOUR WINNER IN

BANTAMWEIGHT CLASS HISTORY, JOE

WARREN.

WE TALKED ABOUT YOUR SKILLS AND

EVERYTHING IS GETTING BETTER,

AND ABOUT HEART AND WRESTLING

AND THE STUFF YOU HAD, TELL ME

ABOUT THAT.

>> YEAH, HATS OFF TO HIM,

UNBELIEVABLE FIGHTER, I THOUGHT

I WOULD GET A FINISH, HE SHOWED

MORE HEART THAN I HAVE SEEN IN

THIS CAGE, SO PROUD OF MYSELF.%

>> AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN, AND

YOU HAD TO WALK THROUGH A LOT OF

ADVERSITY, DOES IT MAKE IT

SWEETER TO HAVE THIS BELT?

JUD

JUD

JUDGE --

>> YES, IT MAKES IT SWEETER, I

WANT TO THANK MY WIFE, AND KIDS,

AND THANK YOU TO BELLATOR, I

WILL KEEP THIS BELT ON AS LONG

AS I CAN, CAN'T WAIT TO GET

-pTHANK TO THE FANS.

-p>> TO YOUR NEW CHAMP, THE

BADDEST MAN ON THE PLANET, JOE

WARREN, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.

>> BIG SMILE FROM CHRISTY AS JOE

WARREN BECOMES BELLATOR'S WORLD

CHAMPION.

WE WILL SEE YOU SATURDAY NIGHT,

MAY 177 IT'S THE PAY-FOR-VIEW

CHAMPIONSHIP, THANKS FOR

WATCHING BELLATOR.

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