- 49-7 MMA / 10-1 Bellator Record
- 12 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Maiquel Falcao, Doug Marshall, Brett Cooper
- 9-1 MMA / 5-1 Bellator Record
- 4 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: Justin Torrey, Joe Pacheco, Mikkel Parlo
March 28th, 2014
West Valley, Utah
Alexander Shlemenko defended his middleweight world title for the second time at Bellator 109, knocking out season eight’s tournament winner, Doug Marshall in the first round. He’s now won twelve straight fights in his career, with his last defeat coming in October of 2010 against Hector Lombard.
Brennan Ward was impressive in his season nine tournament run, earning second round stoppage victories over Justin Torrey, Joe Pacheco, and Mikkel Parlo. He’s now 5-1 under the Bellator banner, with his only career loss being a 15-second submission loss to Aaron Johnson in February of last year.