Bellator 68 Recap and Results: Daniel Straus edges Marlon Sandro

Tonight Bellator 68 took place from the Caesar’s Palace Hotel and Casino from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Featuring the finals of the Featherweight Tournament and the semifinals of the Bantamweight Tourney, it was an exciting night of fights from the East Coast. Daniel Straus won the Bantamweight Tournament with a decisive decision victory over submission whiz Marlon Sandro. Finding himself in excellent position throughout, it looked like Straus was never in any serious danger. Marcus Galvao shut down the upset bid of Travis Marx in the co-main event. A closely contested match, Galvao won the decision utilizing excellent kicks. Seth Petruzelli’s catchweight bout with Carmelo Marrero was cancelled at the last minute due to doctors finding fluid within his lungs.

Full Bellator 68 results:


Featherweight Tournament finals:Daniel Straus def. Marlon Sandro via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Bantamweight Tournament semifinals: Marcos Galvao def. Travis Marx via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Marius Zaromskis def. Waachiim Spiritwolf via TKO (cut)

*Seth Petruzelli vs. Carmelo Marrero was cancelled


Francois Ambang def. Gregory Milliard via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Anthony Leone def. Claudio Ledesma via Split Decision (28-29, 30-27, 30-27)

Aung La Nsang def. Jesus Martinez via TKO (strikes)

Don Carlos-Clauss def. Jacob Kirwan via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Marcin Held def. Derrick Kennington via Submission (heel hook)

Further Reading: Bellator 68 Weigh-Ins: Sandro vs. Straus bout official

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