Bellator 38 airs on MTV2 at a special start time of 7 p.m. ET/PT from Harrah's Casino Tunica Event Center, in Tunica Resort, Miss.
The four winners from Bellator 38's light-heavyweigh tourney fights advance to next month's semifinals. The eventual tournament champion earns a $100,000 payday, and Bellator's first-ever light-heavyweight championship belt.
Light Heavyweight Quarterfinals (Broadcast on MTV2)
Tim Carpenter def. Daniel Gracie via decision (split)
D.J. Linderman def. Raphael Davis via TKO (punches) – R3 @ 3:40
Richard Hale def. Nik Fekete via technical submission (inverted triangle) – R1 @ 1:55
Christian M’Pumbu def. Chris Davis via TKO (strikes) – R3 @ 3:34
Preliminary Card (untelevised)
Austin Lyons def. Jimmy Van Horn via submission (armbar) - R1 @ 2:10
Jake Underwood def. Tim Galluzzi via submission (triangle ) - R1 @ 1:04
Cody Donovan def. Brian Albin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Blagov Imanov def. William Penn via TKO – R1 @ 2:58
Amaechi Oselukwue def. Abe Wilson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-29).
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