Originally written July 20, 2012 on 5thRound.com:
After enjoying a month-long hiatus, Bellator Fighting Championships comes storming back tonight with “Bellator 72.″ The event takes place inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida. Friday’s show features the Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Finals between Karl Amoussou and Bryan Baker. Speaking of 170-pounders, slugger Paul Daley makes his promotional debut in the event. The Brit battles Rudy Bears in the night’s co-featured contest. In addition, the event showcases the semifinals of the Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament and the highly-anticipated trilogy with Waachiim Spirtwolf and Marius Zaromskis. Spike.com will offer a live stream of the preliminary fights beginning at 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT. However, fight fans can also stream the entire event live right here on 5thRound.com. Here are the official results from tonight’s action:
Preliminary Card: (Spike.com 6:30PM ET/3:30PM PT) Julien Williams vs. Ryan DeRocher Jason Carapelluci vs. Paul Barrow Matt McCook vs. Shanon Slack Kenny Moss vs. Raul Amaya Chris Barnett vs. Tom Sauer Ben Saunders vs. Brian Warren Main Card: (MTV2 8PM ET/PT) Waachiim Spiritwolf vs. Marius Zaromskis Tim Carpenter vs. Travis Wiuff (Light Heavyweight Tourney Semifinals) Emanuel Newton vs. Attila Vegh (Light Heavyweight Tourney Semifinals) Paul Daley vs. Rudy Bears Karl Amoussou vs. Bryan Baker (Welterweight Tournament Final)
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