Bellator 57 saw two new tournament champions crowned on Saturday night as Douglas Lima KO’d former UFC fighter Ben Saunders at 170lbs while Alexander Shlemenko comfortably outpointed Vitor Vianna to become the last man standing at 185lbs.
Lima will now go on to fight welterweight champion Ben Askren at a future event for the title, while Shlemenko earns a title shot against middleweight kingpin Hector Lombard.
See all the results from the event below.
- Douglas Lima defeated Ben Saunders via KO (punches) at 1:21 of the second round
- Alexander Shlemenko defeated Vitor Vianna via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Roger Hollett defeated John Hawk via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Alexandre Bezerra defeated Doug Evans via submission (ankle lock) at 4:04 of round one