Bellator ended their 2013 Summer Series with a stacked card. The main card featured five fights, all ending via stoppage.
In the main event, lightweight champion Michael Chandler defeated David Rickels in under a minute. Welterweight Ben Askren remained champion against Andrey Koreshkov in four rounds.
The light heavyweight tournament was won by Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal over Jacob Noe. Vitaly Minakov defeated Ryan Martinez in the heavyweight tournament.
Bellator 97 was yesterday, July 31, from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, NM. Below is a highlight package from the show.