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Bellator 45 Results: M'Pumbu vs. Hale, Freire vs. Straus, More

MMA Fighting has Bellator 45 results of Patricio "Pitbull" Freire vs. Daniel Straus, Christian M'Pumbu vs. Richard Hale and the rest of the season finale card from the L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles, La.

In the main event, M'Pumbu became the new Bellator light heavyweight champion by stopping Rich Hale in the 205-pound tournament final. Meanwhile, Freire won the season four featherweight tournament by defeating Daniel Straus, earning a rematch against current champion Joe Warren.

Complete Bellator 45 results are below.

Main Card
Christian M'Pumbu def. Richard Hale via TKO (punches) - R3, 4:17
Patricio "Pitbull" Freire def. Daniel Straus via unanimous decision
Sam Alvey def. Karl Amoussou via split decision

Preliminary Bouts
Shawn Jordan def. John Hill via TKO (ground and pound) - R1 1:56
Tim Ruberg def. Mike Fleniken via unanimous decision
Luis Santos def. Nicolae Cury via unanimous decision
Rene Nazare def. Kelvin Hackney via submission (rear-naked choke) - R1, 4:44
Joseph Abercrombie def. Ben Parpart via submission (rear-naked choke) - R1, 1:11

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