MMA Fighting has Bellator 79 results for Friday's Bellator action from the Casino Rama in Orillia, Canada.
In the main event, Thiago Santos will face Richard Hale in a heavyweight tournament semifinal. Also on the card, Mike Richman will face Shahbulat Shamhalaev in a featherweight tournament semifinal.
Check out Bellator 79 results below.
Richard Hale def. Thiago Santos via TKO, Rd. 1 (3:31)
Shahbulat Shamhalaev def. Mike Richman via KO, Rd. 1 (1:45)
Douglas Lima def. Kobe Ortiz via TKO, Rd. 3 (4:50)
Ryan Ford def. Kyle Baker via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Vitaly Minakov def. Vladimir Starcencov via TKO, Rd. 2 (0:27)
Christ Franck def. Marcus Aurelio via split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Magomedrasul Khasbulaev def. Josh Pulsifier via rear naked choke submission, Rd. 1 (3:30)
Guillaume DeLorenzi def. Jonny Carson via rear naked choke, Rd. 1 (4:49)
Ed Carpenter def. Josh Appelt via submission, Rd. 1