Bellator Fighting Championships 45 - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event on May 21, 2011 in L'Auberge, Louisiana USA

Bellator returns to the L'Auberge Du Lac Casino and Hotel in scenic Lake Charles, LA on Saturday, May 21 for its season five finale. On display will be two tournament finals as Patricio Pitbull takes on Daniel Straus in the featherweight tournament final with the winner earning $100,000 and a chance to fight Joe Warren for the Bellator world featherweight title. Also, Richard Hale and Christian M'Pumbu will square off with the winner becoming the first-ever Bellator world light heavyweight champion. See these two bouts plus six other world class mixed martial arts fights on Saturday, May 21. Order your tickets on Ticketmaster.com or at the L'Auberge Du Lac Casino and Hotel event center box office.

Event Information


Christian M'Pumbu
WINNER 
Richard Hale
21-11-1
Record
18-7-1
6′ 2″
Height
6′ 4″
205 lbs.
Weight
245 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5)
Daniel Straus
Patricio Freire
WINNER
24-9-0
Record
27-3-0
5′ 7″
Height
5′ 6″
165 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Samuel Alvey
WINNER
Karl Amoussou
33-13-0
Record
25-9-2
6′ 2″
Height
5′ 11″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Nicolae Cury
Luis Santos
WINNER
9-7-0
Record
57-11-1
6′ 1″
Height
6′ 0″
155 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Jon Hill
Shawn Jordan
WINNER
11-7-0
Record
19-9-0
6′ 0″
Height
6′ 0″
264 lbs.
Weight
255 lbs.
TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Rene Azevedo
WINNER
Kalvin Hackney
1-0-0
Record
16-5-0
Height
5′ 7″
155 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Tim Ruberg
WINNER
Michael Fleniken, Jr.
15-3-0
Record
7-5-0
6′ 0″
Height
5′ 10″
185 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Joseph Abercrombie
WINNER
Ben Parpart
4-1-0
Record
2-3-0
5′ 10″
Height
5′ 8″
145 lbs.
Weight
135 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)