Bellator 69 Results: Falcao to face Shlemenko, Amoussou to fight Baker, and an upset for FujiiPosted on May 18, 2012, 10:30 PM by Mike Searson
This Friday night Bellator 69 took place in L’Auberge Casino Resort, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Maiquel Falcao beat Andreas Spang and will fight Alexander Shlemenko to crown the company's new Middleweight champion. In a fist-to-fist toe to toe Welterweight battle, and despite an eye-poke, broken jockstrap and 2 groin shots, Karl Amoussou defeated David Rickels by split decision and will go on to face Brian Baker.
In the women's bout, Jessica Aguilar defeated Megumi Fujii, who was ranked Number 1 in the female 115 lb division, by Unanimous Decision. Fujii announced that she would be putting her MMA career on hold at the close of the fight.
On the undercard, Mark Holata earned a place in Bellator's Season Six Heavyweight Tournament later this year after submitting Dave Wagner. Shanon Slack defeated Booker Arthur by unanimous Decision, moving up to 4-0 in the rankings. Andrey Koreshkov maintained his unblemished record by defeating Derrick Krantz at 0:51 in Round 3 by TKO.
Complete Bellator 69 Results:
Maiquel Falcao defeated Andreas Spang by Unanimous Decision (29-27).
Karl Amoussou defeated David Rickels by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Emanuel Brooks defeated Kalvin Hackney by Unanimous Decision.
Richard Hale defeated Josh Burns by TKO at 0:38 in the first round.
Mark Holata defeated Abe Wagner by submission via ankle lock at 2:24 in the first round.
Shanon Slack defeated Booker Arthur by Unanimous Decision, moving up to 4-0 in the rankings.