Bellator 93 is in the books from Lewiston, Maine, and once again the fights have gone down with a litany of finishes. From the main event of Held vs. Jansen to the bottom of the prelims, Bellator 93 truly showcased a cornucopia of MMA goods. Bellator is definitely picking up a lot of momentum in its eighth season.
On the main card, Marcin Held and Dave Jansen fought in the Lightweight Tournament Final. The two came out with fireworks in the first round, with Marcin Held showing unexpectedly crisp boxing. He landed some great uppercuts to Jansen, who fought back valiantly.
The fight took to the mat in the second, with Held going for his trademark leglocks. Jansen answered with some great ground-and-pound. The third saw more ground action, with Jansen fending off a list of varied submission attempts. It was a war, but Dave Jansen deservedly took home the Tournament Title.
Ryan Martinez absolutely destroyed Travis Wiuff with a first-round KO in a mere 18 seconds at heavyweight. Marcus Davis faced off against Waachiim Spiritwolf but the bout was ruled a No-Contest due to a groin shot on Spiritwolf.
The preliminary card was not to be outdone, as each fight amazingly saw a finish. That is some serious action for MMA fans worldwide. Bellator is making waves with its fighters, who remain relatively unknown as compared to UFC stars but continue to fight like their lives truly depend on it. What were your thoughts on tonight’s action?
Bellator 93 Full Results:
Dave Jensen def. Marcin Held via Unanimous Decision
Ryan Martinez def. Travis Wiuff via R1 KO (Punch)
Marcus Davis vs. Waachiim Spiritwolf ruled a No-Contest (groin shot)
Dave Vitkay def. Jesse Peterson via R1 technical submission (Guillotine Choke)
Michael Page def. Ryan Sanders via R1 TKO
Jason Butcher def. Jack Hermansson via R1 submission (Triangle)
Mike Mucitelli def. Brent Dillingham via R1 submission (Armbar)
Joe Pacheco def. Pierre Perry via R1 submission (Americana)
Vince Murdock def. John Raio via R3 TKO
Jon Lemke def. Jesse Erickson via R1 TKO