Saturday, October 20, 2012

BELLATOR 77 RESULTS: Rich Clementi, Dave Jansen, Marcin Held and Ricardo Tirloni Advance in LW Tourney - 10/19/12


Lightweight semifinalist Rich Clementi (pic via Facebook)
Bellator Fighting Championships presented Bellator 77: Clementi vs Sarnavskiy on Friday, October 19, 2012, at the Reading Eagle Theater at the Sovereign Center in Reading, Pennsylvania. The main card aired live on MTV2.

Former UFC fighter Rich "No Love" Clementi, former WEC fighter Dave "The Fugitive" Jansen, Polish MMA prodigy Marcin Held and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt Ricardo Tirloni advanced to the semifinals of the Bellator Season 7 Lightweight Tournament. All 3 Russian fighters, who were making their Bellator debuts in the tournament, lost.

The Russian-less 155-pound semifinals will go down at Bellator 81 with Rich Clementi vs Marcin Held and Dave Jansen vs Ricardo Tirloni.

Complete Results After the Break

BELLATOR 77: CLEMENTI VS SARNAVSKIY

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Rich Clementi (45-21) won by SD over Alexander Sarnavskiy (20-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Dave Jansen (17-2) won by SUB over Magomed Saadulaev (14-2)
[10:41] - 0:41 Round - guillotine choke

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Marcin Held (14-2) won by UD over Murad Machaev (9-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28 all)

[Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal]
Ricardo Tirloni (15-2) won by SUB over Rene Nazare (10-3)
[6:14] - 1:14 Round 2 - brabo choke

Matthew Lozano (3-0) won by SUB over Dave Morgan (5-2)
[7:28] - 2:28 Round 2 - inverted triangle choke

Lew Polley (12-4) won by UD over Carmelo Marrero (14-6)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

[Lightweight Tournament Alternate Bout]
Darrell Horcher (6-0) won by KO over EJ Brooks (7-1)
[0:21] - Round 1 - punch

Cosmo Alexander (4-1) won by TKO over Mike Bannon (4-1)
[10:00] - 5:00 Round 2 - doctor stoppage

Duane Bastress (6-2) won by SD over Ariel Sepulveda (4-6)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Brett Martinez (4-0) won by SUB over Eric Albright (0-1)
[8:28] - 3:28 Round 2 - guillotine choke

Updated MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHTER OF THE NIGHT: Rich Clementi

BEST FIGHT: Dave Jansen vs. Magomed Saadulaev

BEST KNOCKOUT: Darrell Horcher over EJ Brooks

BEST SUBMISSION: Ricardo Tirloni over Rene Nazare

BIGGEST UPSET: Rich Clementi (+420) over Alexander Sarnavskiy

QUICKEST WIN: Darrell Horcher over EJ Brooks in 21 seconds

WORST FIGHT: Lew Polley vs. Carmelo Marrero

FAIL OF THE NIGHT: EJ Brooks

ODDS AND THEIR ENDS

VEGAS ODDSMAKERS: 2-2

Final betting odds with payouts listed for winning fighters.

Alexander Sarnavskiy (-475)
Rich Clementi (+420) = 1 unit won 4.2 units

Magomed Saadulaev (-108)
Dave Jansen (-102) = 1 unit won 0.98 units

Marcin Held (-175) = 1 unit won 0.57 units
Murad Machaev (+165)

Ricardo Tirloni (-145) = 1 unit won 0.69 units
Rene Nazare (+135)

UPDATED BELLATOR RECORDS AND OVERALL MMA STREAKS

Plus/minus = fights currently won/lost in a row in ANY MMA promotion

Dave "The Fugitive" Jansen (4-0 Bellator) [+4]

E.J. "The Pretty Boy" Brooks (4-1 Bellator) [-1]

Cosmo "Good Boy" Alexandre (4-1 Bellator) [+4]

Marcin Held (3-1 Bellator) [+4]

Duane Bastress (3-1 Bellator) [+1]

Rene "The Brazilian Bomber" Nazare (3-3 Bellator) [-3]

Rich "No Love" Clementi (2-1 Bellator) [+3]

Ricardo Tirloni (2-1 Bellator) [+1]

Matthew Lozano (1-0 Bellator) [+3]

Lew "The Titan" Polley (1-0 Bellator) [+2]

Darrell "The Saint" Horcher (1-0 Bellator) [+6]

Brett Martinez (1-0 Bellator) [+4]

Alexander "Tiger" Sarnavskiy (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Magomed "The Rock" Saadulaev (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Murad "Strangler" Machaev (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Dave Morgan (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Carmelo "The Fury" Marrero (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Mike "The Cannon" Bannon (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Ariel "The Smash" Sepulveda (0-1 Bellator) [-1]

Eric Albright (0-1 Bellator) [-1]


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