Rick Hawn claimed the season six lightweight tournament title by earning a decision victory over Brent Weedman in the finals Friday night at Bellator 70. The card took place from the New Orleans Convention Center and was broadcast live on MTV2.
In the co-main event, Cole Konrad defended his Bellator heavyweight title for the first time, defeating Eric Prindle via submission in just a minute of action. Konrad locked in a kimura for the win.
It was also announced during the card that Patricio “Pitbull” Freire will face Pat Curran for the Bellator featherweight title at Bellator 73.
BELLATOR 70 RESULTS
Rick Hawn def. Brent Weedman via unanimous decision to win the season six lightweight tournament title
Cole Konrad def. Eric Prindle via submission (kimura) at 1:00 of round one to defend his heavyweight title
Luis Alberto Nogueira def. Hiroshi Nakamura via TKO (punches) at 1:58 of round three in season six bantamweight tournament semifinal
Rich Clementi def. Francisco Derek Campos via submission (guillotine choke) at 4:18 of round one
A.J. Matthews def. Charlie Rader via knockout (head kick) at 3:34 of round two
Kelvin Tiller def. Jeremiah Riggs via submission (kimura) at 3:38 of round three
Jonas Billstein def. Mike Seal via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:55 of round one
Derek Arcement def. Blake Dufour via unanimous decision