Bellator 53 full results and video highlights
This KO is spectacular! Bellator consistently puts on good shows, I can’t wait for them to make the move to Spike, sooner than later I hope.
- Welterweight Semifinal bout: Ben Saunders vs. Luis Santos
- Saunders defeated Santos via submission (keylock) at 1:45 of round 3.
- Welterweight Semifinal bout: Chris Lozano vs. Douglas Lima
- Lima defeated Lozano via KO (punch) at 3:14 of round 2.
- Featherweight bout: Ronnie Mann vs. Kenny Foster
- Mann defeated Foster via submission (triangle choke) at 3:51 of round 1.
- Heavyweight Tournament Reserve bout: Thiago Santos vs. Josh Burns
- Santos defeated Burns via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:23 of round 1.
Local Feature Fights
- Middleweight bout: Darryl Cobb vs. Givanildo Santana
- Santana defeated Cobb via submission (armbar) at 2:00 of round 1.
- Catchweight (175) bout: A.J. Matthews vs. Rudy Bears
- Matthews defeated Bears via unanimous decision (29-28 29-28 29-28).
- Catchweight (157) bout: Emanuel Brooks vs. Greg Scott
- Brooks defeated Scott via TKO (punches) at 2:40 of round 2.
- Light Heavyweight bout: Raphael Davis vs. Myron Dennis
- Davis defeated Dennis via KO (punch) at 0:29 of round 2.
- Welterweight bout: Levi Avera vs. David Rickels
- Rickels defeated Avera via submission (triangle choke) at 1:06 of round 2.
- Catchweight (140) bout: Zak Laird vs. Luis Nogueira
- Nogueira defeated Laird via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:51 of round 1.
Rumble young man Rumble