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Bellator 61 Results: Falcao vs. Paraisy

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MMA Fighting has Bellator 61 results for tonight's event held at the Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City, Louisiana.

The original main event for the night was to a heavyweight match between Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos. The bout was cancelled and rescheduled after Prindle experienced flu-like symptoms. Interestingly, Prindle vs. Santos was the main event for last season's Bellator 59 was but halted mid-contest after Prindle was unable to continue after a groin shot.

Tonight's main event will be a middleweight tournament bout between UFC veteran Maiquel Falcao and Norman Paraisy. The preliminary card will air on Spike.com while the main card will be televised on MTV2 and EPIX.

Check out the Bellator 61 results below.

Main Card
Maiquel Falcao defeats Norman Paraisy via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brian Rogers defeats Vitor Vianna via KO (flying knee) at 4:14 of round 1*
Vyacheslav Vasilevsky defeats Victor O'Donnell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bruno Santos defeats Giva Santana via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28*

Preliminary card:

Josh Quayhagen defeats Brent Taylor via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Trey Houston defeats Jeremiah Riggs via submission (arm bar) at 3:30 of round 1
Derrick Krantz defeats Eric Scallan via submission (brabo choke) at 3:01 of round 1
Jason Sampson defeats Jeremy Myers via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:25 of round 3

* = advances to middleweight tournament semi-finals