Bellator 72 Recap: Karl Amoussou, Paul Daley, Travis Wiuff, Attila Vegh and More


Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Paul Daley earned his first victory inside the Bellator cage, scoring a first round TKO victory over Rudy Bears at Bellator 72 Friday night.

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.


Main Card

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

Prelim Card

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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