Bellator 48 Results: Pat Curran KO's Marlon Sandro in Featherweight Tournament FinalPosted on August 20, 2011, 10:50 PM by Joey Santosus
Bellator 48 delivered an exciting night of fights tonight from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Pat Curran scored a dramatic second-round knockout victory over Marlon Sandro in the headlining bout to take the Featherweight Tournament Championship, as well as the $100,000 cash prize. In the co-main event, Heavyweight champ Cole Konrad remained unbeaten, defeating Paul Buentello via unanimous decision in a non-title superfight, while Seth Petruzelli overwhelmed Ricco Rodriguez in the opening round to snap "Suave's" 12-fight winning streak.
In addition to the cash prize, Curran will also be awarded a shot at current Featherweight Champion Joe Warren at a later date.
Pat Curran def. Marlon Sandro via KO (head kick) at 4:00 of round 2
Cole Konrad def. Paul Buentello via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Seth Petruzelli def. Ricco Rodriguez via TKO (punches) at 4:21 of round 1
Rene Nazare def. Juan Barrantes via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2