Ben Askren dominates Dan Hornbuckle to win the Bellator Welterweight tournament; LowPick winners announcedPosted on June 18, 2010, 08:46 AM by Anton Gurevich
Wrestling prodigy Ben Askren proved his worth as one of the most promising fighters in Mixed Martial Arts today, by dominating Top 10 Welterweight Dan Hornbuckle in the Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final. Askren took Hornbuckle down at will, punishing the "Handler" with a vicious ground and pound. Hornbuckle was very aggressive off his back with submission attempts and striking, but it was Askren who pulled off an important victory against the crafty veteran.
Askren is now expected to square off against the unbeaten Bellator Welterweight Champion Lyman Good, in a fight that will probably take place sometime during Season 3. Here are the full Bellator XXII results:
Tyler Stinson def. Leonardo Pecanha via rear-naked choke (1:42)
Ben Askren def. Dan Hornbuckle via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jose Vega def. Jarrod Card via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:39
Raphael Davis def. Demetrius Richards via submission (punches) – Round 1, 2:51
Rudy Bears def. Brian Green via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:49
Lisa Ward def. Stephanie Frausto via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:07
Cole Konrad def. John Orr via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jared Downing def. Chad Vandenberg via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 1:35
Tyler Stinson def. Leonardo Pecanha via rear-naked choke (1:42) The round is still unknown, LowPick will be updated accordingly.
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