Bellator held the opening round of their latest lightweight quarter-final last night on MTV2.
There was a major upset in the headlining fight as former lightweight tournament finalist Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire was defeated by a kimura submission from Lloyd Woodward early in the second round of their bout.
Also notable on the submission front was Brent Weedman’s impressive second round Von Flue Choke of JJ Ambrose.
Jpining them in the semi-finals will be Rick Hawn who defeated Ricard Tirloni by TKO, and Thiago Michel who scraped past Rene Nazare by split decision.
Check out the full results from last night’s card below.
Lloyd Woodard def. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire via submission (kimura) – Round 2, 1:46
Rick Hawn def. Ricardo Tirloni via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:36
Brent Weedman def. J.J. Ambrose via submission (Von Flue choke) – Round 2, 3:26
Thiago Michel def. Rene Nazare via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Luis Vega def. Sonny Luque via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:43
Chris Jones def. Steven Peterson via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Dave Jansen def. Jacob Kirwan via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Rad Martinez def. Douglas Frey via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:08