FIGHT! Facts & Rankings: Bellator 21
Pat Curran closed out Bellator’s Season 2 Lightweight Tournament with his second straight close decision and Megumi Fujii did what she was supposed to do at Bellator 21 in Hollywood, Fla.
Pat Curran def. Toby Imada by split decision to win Bellator’s Season Two Lightweight Tournament and the right to challenge Eddie Alvarez for the Bellator Lightweight Championship.
Megumi Fujii def. Sarah Schneider by TKO (strikes) at 1:58 of Round 3.
Mike Hayes def. Steve Banks by unanimous decision.
Zach Makovsky def. Eric Luke by submission (kimura) at 4:28 of Round 2.
Brian Eckstein def. Mitchell Chamale by unanimous decision.
Moyses Gabin def. Chris Boffil by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:41 of Round 1.
Luis Palomino def. Jose Figueroa by unanimous decision.
Pat Curran entered Bellator’s circular cage unranked and left with the #31 spot in FIGHT!’s Lightweight Rankings and a title shot in Season 3. Toby Imada saw his stock fall from #34 to #45 with the controversial loss.
Moyses Gabin enters our Welterweight Rankings at #64 with his victory over Chris Boffi, Zach Makovsky grabs the #13 spot in our Bantamweight Rankings by defeating Eric Luke, and Luis Palomino enters our Featherweight Rankings at #22 with his victory over Jose Figueroa.