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Bellator VII Results and Photos

The Bellator Fighting Championships made a stop Friday in Chicago at the Aragon Ballroom to tape "Bellator VII" for airing Saturday night on ESPN Deportes.

Omar De La Cruz of the Dominican Republic stopped former UFC middleweight champion Dave Menne, while Lyman Good won via cut stoppage against Jorge Ortiz in the semifinals of the Bellator Welterweight Tournament. De La Cruz and Good will advance to face each other for the Bellator title and $100,000 in the finals on June 12 at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn.


  1. Anthony Lapsley def. Ryan Williams via submission (RNC) - R2 (4:22)
  2. Jacob Volkmann def. Kevin Knabjian via submission (choke) - R1 (1:42)
  3. Kerry Vera def. Leslie Smith via unanimous decision
  4. Jesse Juarez def. Deray Davis via TKO (punches) - R2 (4:47)
  5. Alonzo Martinez def. Victor Meza via submission (RNC) - R2 (2:43)
  6. Eddie Sanchez def. Jay White via TKO (punches) - R1 (0:10)
  7. Troy Gerhart def. Lorenzo Borgomeo via unanimous decision
  8. Lyman Good def. Jorge Ortiz via TKO (cut) - R2 (4:37)
  9. Omar De La Cruz def. Dave Menne via TKO (punches) - R1 (3:19)

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Alonzo Martinez submits Victor Meza with a rear-naked choke at 2:43 of round two.

Eddie Sanchez needed only ten seconds to finish Jay White.

Eddie Sanchez rides the top of the cage in celebration of his TKO victory over Jay White.

Jesse Juarez stopped Deray Davis with punches at 4:47 of the second round.

Troy Gerhart squares off against Lorenzo Borgomeo. Gerhart relied on his wrestling to win on points after three rounds.

Kerry Vera makes her pro debut against Leslie Smith.

Leslie Smith shows off her bumps and bruises.

Kerry Vera throws down.

UFC light-heavyweight Brandon Vera cheers for wife Kerry.