Bellator 68 wasn’t the most entertaining fight card in the world, but it did have a few decent fights. Here are the results of the Bellator 68 fight card held on May 11, at Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J:
Daniel Straus defeats Marlon Sandro
Straus quickly took control of their Bellator 68 encounter, landing the more damaging strikes. He secured his victory in the final round, surviving a standing arm-triangle before closing out the round with a submission of his own. All three cage-side judges gave Straus the nod, making him the Bellator featherweight tournament winner.
Marcos Galvao defeats Travis Marx
Galvao’s takedown defense was pretty solid against Marx, forcing Travis to stand and trade with him. Marx tried to turn up the heat in the second round, getting some work done in the clinch. But he wasn’t able to keep it up in the final round. All three judges scored the fight 29-28 in favor of Galvao.
Marcin Held defeats Derrick Kennington
Kennington landed a few decent shots early on, but he didn’t have any answers for Held’s submission skills, eventually succumbing to a well-setup heel hook at the 2:08 minute mark of the first round.
Marius Zaromskis defeats Waachiim Spiritwolf
Zaromskis came out swinging at Bellator 68, getting the better of the striking exchanges in the opening round. Spiritwolf fought back in the second round, landing some big shots from the clinch and guard. Unfortunately for Spiritwolf, he wasn’t able to complete his comeback, as a cut above his eye forced the cage-side doctor to stop the fight before the start of the third round.
Seth Petruzelli versus Carmelo Marrero (Petruzelli pulled out due to illness)
Don Carlo-Clauss defeats Jacob Kirwan (split decision)
Aung La Nsang defeats Jesus Martinez (TKO, round one)
Anthony Leone defeats Claudio Ledesma (split decision)
Francois Ambang defeats Gregory Milliard (split decision)
David is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and boxing practitioner who has watched and studied MMA for the past 9 years. Send him your questions @davidkingwriter.