Quick Shots - Bellator 83: Food Poisoning Halts Headliner
Ariel Shnerer / December 7, 2012 - 8:36pm
Just moments before Rad Martinez was scheduled to take on Shahbulat Shamhalaev in the Season 7 Bellator featherweight tournament final at Bellator 83 in Atlantic City, N.J., the New Jersey State Athletic Commission called off the main event.
According to Bellator CEO Bjorn Robney, Shamhalaev was unable to compete due to food poisoning.
The bout is now scheduled to take place at Bellator 84 next week.
In other notable action from Caesars Atlantic City, Bellator 115-pound female champion Zoila Gurgel was submitted by Jessica Eye in the first round of a non-title bout, succumbing to a standing arm-triangle choke.
Full results below:
-Rad Martinez vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev rescheduled (food poisoning)
-Anthony Leone def. Zach Makovsky via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
-Jessica Eye def. Zoila Gurgel via technical submission (standing arm-triangle choke) at 0:58, Round 1
-Claudio Ledesma def. Bo Harris via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
-Tuan Pham def. Matt Lozano via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Terrell Hobbs def. Brylan Van Artsdalen via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:07, Round 1
-Darrell Horcher def. Chris Liguori via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
-Jimmie Rivera def. Jesse Brock via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
-Mike Wessel def. Alexei Kudin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)