Marlon Sandro and Pat Curran advance to Featherweight Tournament Final at Bellator 47
Bellator 47 took place last night at at Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, featuring the semi-finals of Bellator Featherweight Tournament. Top contenders Pat Curran and Marlon Sandro proved their worth with convincing decision victories, and will meet in the final to fight for the Tournament Winner title and a shot at Joe Warren‘s belt.
The fight between Sandro and Curran will take place at next Bellator event at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on August 20th. The card will also feature Heavyweight contests between Ricco Rodriguez and Seth Petruzelli, as well as Cole Konrad vs. Paul Buentello.
Here’s full Bellator 47 Results:
Featherweight Semifinal bout: Pat Curran vs. Ronnie Mann
Curran defeated Mann via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27).
Featherweight Semifinal bout: Marlon Sandro vs. Nazareno Malegarie
Sandro defeated Malegarie via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Lightweight bout: Chris Horodecki vs. Chris Saunders
Horodecki defeated Saunders via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Heavyweight bout: Neil Grove vs. Zak Jensen
Grove defeated Jensen via TKO (punches) at 2:00 of round 1.
Local Feature Fights
Lightweight bout: Alexandre Bezerra vs. Jesse Gross
Bezerra defeated Gross via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:28 of round 1. This bout aired on the MTV2 broadcast following the Horodecki vs. Saunders bout.
Featherweight bout: William Romero vs. Daniel Langbeen
Romero defeated Langbeen via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27).
Lightweight bout: Alka Matewa vs. Alex Ricci
Ricci defeated Matewa via TKO (elbows and punches) at 2:40 of round 2.