Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren dominated the well-traveled Nick Thompson in a non-title affair. In semifinals action, welterweight Jay Hieron and lightweight Michael Chandler became season four finalists.
Bellator 40 results are below.
Ben Askren def. Nick Thompson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Jay Hieron def. Brent Weedman via unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
Michael Chandler def. Lloyd Woodard via unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)
Tyler Stinson def. Nathan James via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Michael Osborn def. Cody Carrillo via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 1:27
Eric Prindle def. Josh Burns via TKO (doctor stoppage) - R2, 5:00
David Rickels def. Dylan Smith via submission (triangle choke) - R1, 3:32