Bellator MMA: 2014 Summer Series

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Bellator MMA
GenreSports
Created byBjorn Rebney
Country of originUnited States
Production
Running time120 minutes
Release
Original networkSpike TV
Original releaseJune 6 –
July 25, 2014
Chronology
Preceded byBellator MMA: Season Ten
Followed byBellator MMA: Season Eleven

Bellator MMA: 2014 Summer Series was summer series season of Bellator MMA, a mixed martial arts promotion, and began on June 6, 2014.

The season included a tournament in the Light Heavyweight weight class, and aired on Spike TV.

Events[edit]

Bellator 121[edit]

Bellator 121: Lins vs Heidlage
Information
DateJune 6, 2014
VenueWinStar World Casino
CityThackerville, Oklahoma
Attendance1,100

Bellator 121 took place on June 6, 2014 at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma.[1] The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 121 was to feature the rematch between Pat Curran and Patricio Freire for Bellator Featherweight Championship. However, on May 21, it was announced that Curran had pulled out of the bout due to a calf injury.[2]

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Philipe Lins def. James Austen Heidlage Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 2:45 [a]
Heavyweight James Thompson def. Eric Prindle TKO (punches) 1 1:55
Light Heavyweight Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Terry Davinney Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:16
Light Heavyweight Egidijus Valavicius def. Carlos Eduardo Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00 [a]
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Middleweight Joe Vedepo def. Cortez Coleman Decision (majority) (28-28, 29-27, 29-27) 3 5:00 [b]
Light Heavyweight Kelly Anundson def. Rodney Wallace Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Light Heavyweight Ray Sloan def. Jamelle Jones Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 0:48
Catchweight (190 lbs) Bubba McDaniel def. Matt Jones Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Catchweight (140 lbs.) Steve Garcia def. Cody Walker KO (punch) 1 0:39
Welterweight William Florentino def. Guillermo Ayme Decision (split) (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Unaired)
Featherweight Treston Thomison def. Stephen Banaszak Submission (guillotine choke) 1 N/A
  1. ^ a b c Light Heavyweight Tournament quarterfinal
  2. ^ One point deducted from Coleman in round three due to an illegal knee.

Bellator 122[edit]

Bellator 122: Koreshkov vs McDonough
Information
DateJuly 25, 2014
VenuePechanga Resort & Casino
CityTemecula, California
Attendance1,150

Bellator 122 took place on July 25, 2014 at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. The event aired live in prime time on Spike TV.

Background

Bellator 122 featured the Season 10 Middleweight and Welterweight Tournament Finals. A Heavyweight bout between Dmitrity Sosnovskiy and Manny Lara was cancelled due to an illness of Manny Lara.

This was also the first show under the management of new President Scott Coker.

Results

Main Card (Spike TV)
Weight Class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Andrey Koreshkov def. Adam McDonough Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Brandon Halsey def. Brett Cooper Submission (armbar) 1 2:09 [b]
Light Heavyweight Liam McGeary def. Egidijus Valavicius TKO (knees and punches) 1 2:10 [c]
Welterweight Karo Parisyan def. Phil Baroni TKO (punches) 1 2:06
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Heavyweight Augusto Sakai def. Matt Frembling TKO (knee and punches) 3 3:32
Lightweight Bubba Jenkins def. Poppies Martinez TKO (punches) 1 4:10
Light Heavyweight Kelly Anundson def. Philipe Lins TKO (knee injury) 1 1:40 [c]
Welterweight Fernando Gonzalez def. Karl Amoussou Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Saad Awad def. Joe Duarte TKO (elbows) 1 1:18
Lightweight Sergio Rios def. Stephen Martinez TKO (front kick & punches) 2 0:20
Unaired
Light Heavyweight Linton Vassell def. Virgil Zwicker Submission (rear naked choke) 1 1:07
  1. ^ Welterweight Tournament final
  2. ^ Middleweight Tournament final
  3. ^ a b Light Heavyweight Tournament semifinal

Tournaments[edit]

Light Heavyweight tournament bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
         
Liam McGeary KO
Mike Mucitelli 1
Liam McGeary TKO
Egidijus Valavicius 1
Egidijus Valavicius DEC
Carlos Eduardo 3
Liam McGeary SUB
Kelly Anundson 1
James Austen Heidlage SUB
Philipe Lins 1
Philipe Lins TKO
Kelly Anundson 1
Rodney Wallace DEC
Kelly Anundson 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bellator 121: Pat Curran Defends Featherweight World Title Against Patricio Pitbull". Archived from the original on 2014-07-15.
  2. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-05-21). "Pat Curran injured, out of Bellator 121 title fight with 'Pitbull' Freire". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-05-21.

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