Karl Amoussou earned himself a future shot at Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren by locking in a heel-hook on Bryan Baker and scoring a first round submission in just 56 seconds. Amoussou claimed the welterweight tournament title, a shot at Askren, and $100,000.
BELLATOR 72 RESULTS
Karl Amoussou def. Bryan Baker via submission (heel-hook) at :56 of round one in finals of welterweight tournament
Paul Daley def. Rudy Bears via TKO at 2:35 of round one
Attila Vegh def. Emanuel Newton via split decision in semifinals of light heavyweight "Summer Series"
Travis Wiuff def. Tim Carpenter via unanimous decision in semifnals of light heavyweight "Summer Series"
Marius Zaromskis def. Waachiim Spiritwolf via split decision
Ben Saunders def. Brian Warren via KO at :22 of round one
Raul Amaya def. Kenny Moss via TKO in round two
Matt McCook def. Shanon Slack via split decision
Paul Barrow def. Jason Carapelluci via submission (rear-naked choke) in round three
Julien Williams def. Ryan DeRocher via submission (armbar) at 1:32 of round two
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