Bellator 99 Quick Results

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Main Card:

  • Patricio “Pitbull” Freire def. Diego Nunes via KO (Punches) – Round 1, 1:19
  • Fabricio Guerreiro def. Desmond Green via Unanimous Decision
  • Vladimir Matyushenko def. Houston Alexander via Unanimous Decision
  • Justin Wilcox def. Akop Stepanyan via Rear Naked Choke – Round 2, 2:20
  • Joe Taimanglo def. Andrew Fisher via Unanimous Decision

Preliminary Card:

  • Virgil Zwicker def. Nick Moghaddam via TKO (Strikes) – Round 1, 3:22
  • Blagoi Ivanov def. Manny Lara via Guillotine Choke – Round 1, 1:17
  • Goiti Yamauchi def. Musa Toliver via Rear Naked Choke – Round 1, 1:01
  • Gavin Sterritt def. Andy Murad via Split Decision
  • Hector Ramirez def. Savo Kosic via Unanimous Decision
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Fabricio Guerreiro vs Desmond Green, Joe Taimanglo vs Andrew Fisher 145-pound Tourney Fights Booked for Bellator 99

Fabricio Guerreiro

 

Fabricio Guerreiro

  • 16-2 MMA / 0-1 Bellator Record
  • Won 4 of Last 5 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Roberto da Silva

Desmond Green

 

Desmond Green

  • 8-1 MMA / Bellator Debut
  • 2 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

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Joe Taimanglo

 

Joe Taimanglo 

  • 18-4-1 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record
  • 9 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Per Eklund

Andrew Fisher

 

Andrew Fisher 

  • 12-4-1 MMA / Bellator Debut
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Shay Walsh

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Bellator 99

September 13th, 2013

Temecula, California

Pechanga Resort and Casino

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Fabricio Guerreiro had a five-fight win streak come to an end in the opening round of season eight’s featherweight tournament after getting submitted in the second round by Magomedrasul Khasbulaev. Fifteen of seventeen career victories have come by way of stoppages (3 KO/TKO, 12 Submission).

Team Bombsquad member, Desmond Green earned a spot in this year’s tournament with a second round TKO victory over UFC veteran, Henry Martinez at a NEF event last may. He’s now 8-1 in his young career, with six out of his eight wins coming by decisions.

Joe Taimanglo impressed in his Bellator debut, submitting Ronnie Rogers in just 33-seconds into the second round at Bellator 94. The win extended his current streak to nine straight victories in the cage, including a submission victory over former UFC fighter, Per Eklund.

UK featherweight, Andrew Fisher makes his Bellator debut on the heels of a four-fight win streak, including a second round TKO victory over fellow prospect, Shay Walsh last June. He’s won six out of his last seven fights with all six victories coming by way of stoppages.

Patricio Freire vs Diego Nunes, Shahbulat Shamhalaev vs Akop Stepanyan Featherweight Tourney Bouts Added to Bellator 99

Patricio Freire

 

Patricio Freire

  • 17-2 MMA / 5-2 Bellator Record
  • Won 3 of Last 4 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Georgi Karakhanyan, Wilson Reis (x2), Daniel Straus

Diego Nunes

 

Diego Nunes

  • 18-4 MMA / Bellator Debut
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Mike Brown, Bart Palaszewski, Manny Gamburyan

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Shahbulat Shamhalaev

 

Shahbulat Shamhalaev

  • 12-2-1 MMA / 3-1 Bellator Record
  • Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Cody Bollinger, Mike Richman, Rad Martinez

Akop Stepanyan

 

Akop Stepanyan

  • 13-5 MMA / 1-2 Bellator Record
  • Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Chris Saunders

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Bellator 99

September 13th, 2013

Temecula, California

Pechanga Resort and Casino

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Patricio Freire fell short on his bid to become a Bellator world champion, losing a hard fought split decision to Pat Curran at Bellator 85. The loss snapped a three-fight win streak, which included tournament victories over Georgi Karakhanyan, Wilson Reis, and Daniel Straus.

Diego Nunes was surprisingly released from his UFC contract following a unanimous decision loss to Nik Lentz at UFC on FX 7. Nunes went 3-3 during his time in the UFC, which included victories over Mike Brown, Manny Gamburyan, and Bart Palaszewski.

Much like Freire, Shahbulat Shamhalaev lost his chance on becoming Bellator’s featherweight champion, getting submitted in the first round by Pat Curran at Bellator 95. It was only his second career loss, and it ended a six-fight win streak which included tournament victories over Cody Bollinger, Mike Richman, and Rad Martinez.

Akop Stepanyan rebounded from a controversial majority decision loss to Marlon Sandro in the quarterfinals of season eight’s featherweight tourney, with a third round TKO win over Ultimate Fighter alumni Chris Saunders at Bellator 92.

Vladimir Matyushenko vs Christian M’Pumbu Headlines Bellator 99

Vladimir Matyushenko

 

Vladimir Matyushenko

  • 26-7 MMA / Bellator Debut
  • 2 Fight Losing Streak
  • Notable Wins: Igor Pokrajac, Eliot Marshall, Jason Brilz

Christian M'Pumbu

 

Christian M’Pumbu

  • 18-5-1 MMA / 3-2 Bellator Record
  • 2 Fight Losing Streak
  • Notable Wins: Marcus Vanttinen, Tim Carpenter, Richard Hale

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Bellator 99

September 13th, 2013

Temecula, California

Pechanga Resort and Casino

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Vladimir Matyushenko was released from the UFC in January, following a two-fight losing skid inside the promotion. After a 4-1 start to his UFC career, he had back-to-back first round stoppage losses to Alex Gustafsson and Ryan Bader.

Former Bellator light heavyweight title holder, Christian M’Pumbu returns to action for the first time since losing his belt to Attila Vegh at Bellator 91. He previously lost a non-title affair to Travis Wiuff, getting dominated in the wrestling department en route to a unanimous decision loss.

 

Alexander Shlemenko vs Doug Marshall Headlines Bellator 99

Alexander Shlemenko

 

Alexander Shlemenko

  • 47-7 MMA / 8-1 Bellator Record
  • 10 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Maiquel Falcao, Bryan Baker, Brian Rogers

Doug Marshall

 

Doug Marshall

  • 18-6 MMA / 4-0 Bellator Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Andreas Spang, Keith Berry, Brett Cooper

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Bellator 99

September 7th, 2013

Uncasville, Connecticut

Mohegan Sun Arena

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Alexander Shlemenko became Bellator’s second middleweight champion at Bellator 88, stopping Maiquel Falcao in the second round by knockout. Shlemenko has been with Bellator since the beginning and has amassed an impressive 8-1 record with the promotion, with his only loss being a decision loss to former champion Hector Lombard in October of 2010.

WEC veteran, Doug Marshall earned a shot at a world title by winning Bellator’s season eight’s middleweight tournament. Victories in the tournament included a controversial split decision win over Sultan Aliev, and knockout wins over Andreas Spang and Brett Cooper.