Bellator TV report from Portland



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SAWAD AWAD (14-5) VS. MARTIN STAPLETON (12-1) IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

First round: Awad dropped him with a right and left combo. Stapleton now on top and threw some punches. . Awad reversed to the top. Awad moved to mount and got Stapelton’s back. Awad with punches to both ears from back control position and working for a choke. Awad got the submission with a choke.  3:46

JOHN ALESSIO (34-16) VS. WILL BROOKS (10-1) IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

Brooks won an easy decision with scores of 30-26, 30-27 and 30-25 for Brooks.  Alessio was bleeding like crazy from a cut under his left eye.

RICARDO TIRLONI (15-4) VS. RICH CLEMENTS (45-22-1) IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

First round: Head kick by Tirloni but he slipped but Clementi couldn’t take advantage of it. Left by Tirloni cut Clementi over the right eye. Spin kick to body by Clementi. Tirloni slipped trying to land a punch. Tirloni landed left. Clement with a right. Tirloni 10-9.

Second round: Tirloni landed a knee. Tirloni landing left hooks. Tirloni landing lefts. Clementi missed a spinning punch. Clementi with body kick and a right. Clementi went for takedown but Tirloni escaped. Tirloni landed a left and right. Tirloni now bleeding from the mouth and body shot. Clementi with a body kick. Tirloni with a left and a body kick. Clementi got a quick takedown and then Tirloni got up and went for a takedown as the round ended. 10-9 Tirloni

Third round: Tirloni landed a right. Tirloni with a left hook. Clementi landed a spinning backfist and a side kick. Tirloni with a body kick. Tirloni with a takedown. Tirloni with body shots. Clementi punching form the bottom and Tirloni landed from the top. Body shots by Tirloni. More body shots by Tirloni. Clementi got back to his feet. Tirloni should win 30-27.

Scores:  30-26, 30-27, 30-27 Tirloni

MARCUS DAVIS (22-9) VS. ALEXANDER TIGER SARNAVSKIY (23-1) IN THE LIGHTWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

First round: Sarnavisky dropped him with a right immediately. Sarnavnskiy landing hard punches on the ground. He’s working for a choke. Davis bleeding from the mouth and Sarnavskiy got the choke for the finish.  1:40

JOE WARREN (8-3) VS. NICK KIRK (10-2) IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE BANTAMWEIGHT TOURNAMENT

First round: Kirk landed a left. Kirk landed a hard right. Front kick by Kirk. Warren landed a right. Warren shot for takedown and didn’t get it. Warren missed a jumping knee. Warren pushed him against the fence. Two knees to the body by Warren. They got into a scramble and Kirk ended up on top. Right by Warren. Knee by Warren. Knee by Warren. Another knee by Warren. Warren chant. Kirk landing as well. Right by Warren. Knee by Warren and go the takedown. Warren went for a takedown and couldn’t get it. Kirk landed a good left. Warren shot for a takedown and put Kirk on his back. Warren with some punches from the top. Warren throwing a lot of punches to the ear. More punches to the ear. 10-9 Warren.

Second round: Takedown by Warren. Warren got the takedown and throwing punches. Warren moved to side control. Warren working for the armbar. Warren also has a triangle and punching him and got the tap with an a keylock. 3:03

He meets Travis Marx in the tournament finals since it's a four-man.

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