Ex-Bellator champion Joe Warren earned a decision victory over Owen Evinger in the main event of Bellator 80 Friday night. Warren had lost each of his previous two fights via knockout, but was able to use his wrestling skills to keep Evinger at bay.
In the co-main event, Alexander Volkov set himself up for a meeting with Rich Hale, defeating Vinicius Queiroz in the semifinals of the season seven heavyweight tournament. Volkov stopped Queiroz with just a second left in the second round of action.
BELLATOR 80 RESULTS
Joe Warren def. Owen Evinger via unanimous decision
Alexander Volkov def. Vinicius Queiroz via KO (punch) at 4:59 of Round 2
Rad Martinez def. Wagnney Fabiano via unanimous decision
Brett Cooper def. Darryl Cobb via unanimous decision
Cosmo Alexandre def. Josh Quayhagen via unanimous decision
Shannon Slack def. Sky Moisechik via unanimous decision
Brandon Girtz def. Mike Quinones via unanimous decision
Cristiano Souza def. Robert Otani via TKO (strikes) at 2:46 of Round 1
Joe Vedepo def. Mike Bernhard via submission (choke) at 3:26 of Round 1