Thiago Santos, Alexander Volkov, Richard Hale and Vincius Queiroz all advanced in the season seven Bellator heavyweight tournament at Bellator 75 Friday night. The main card aired live on MTV2 from Indiana.
Santos was awarded a disqualification victory after Eric Prindle connected with an illegal kick to the groin. Volkov dominated former Strikeforce contender Brett Rogers to advance, landing 105 strikes to just 27 by Rogers.
BELLATOR 75 RESULTS
Thiago Santos def. Eric Prindle via DQ (illegal strike) in heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
Alexander Volkov def. Brett Rogers via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) in heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
Richard Hale def. Mike Wessel via TKO (strikes) at 1:19 of Round 1 in heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
Vincius Queiroz def. Mark Holata via submission (armbar) at 3:26 of Round 1 in heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
Chase Beebe def. Bo Harris via unanimous decision
Ryan Martinez def. Manny Lara via majority decision
Joe Williams def. Rod Montoya via submission (rear-naked choke)
Anthony Gomez def. Jose Medina via submission (rear-naked choke)