Bellator 88: Alexander Shlemenko vs. Maiquel Falcao Play-by-Play & Live Results

McKinley Noble@KenTheGreat1Correspondent IFebruary 7, 2013

Bellator MMA has all eyes on their middleweight championship, and we're here at Bleacher Report MMA to give you the live results of each fight on the card.

In the headliner for Bellator 88 on SPIKE tonight, two 185-pound tournament finalists and top world-ranked fighters will finally meet in the cage, as seasoned Russian veteran Alexander Shlemenko faces off against one-time UFC talent Maiquel Falcao.

This card also features three bouts in the Season 8 featherweight tournament, as Marlon Sandro, Akop Stepanyan, Fabricio Guerreiro, Magomedrasul Khasbulaev, Mitch Jackson and Mike Richman each compete to move one step closer to challenging 145-pound champion Pat Curran.

Full Results:

Bellator 88 Main Card (SPIKE)

[Middleweight Title Fight]

• Alexander Shlemenko (47-7) def. Maiquel Falcao (31-5-0-1) via TKO (Body Kick & Punches), Round 2 (2:18)

• Marlon Sandro (24-4) def. Akop Stepanyan (12-5) via Majority Decision
• Mike Richman (14-2) def. Mitch Jackson (19-3) via TKO (Head Kick & Punches), Round 1 (4:57)
• Alexandre Bezerra (15-2) def. Genair da Silva (13-5) via Submission (Armbar), Round 1 (1:40)

Bellator 88 Preliminary Card (SPIKE.com)

• Magomedrasul Khasbulaev (19-5) def. Fabricio Guerreiro (17-2-0-1) via Submission (Arm Triangle, Round 2 (1:15)
• Joe Elmore (6-5) def. Jerrid Burke (5-2), Round 2 (4:11)
• Ronnie Rogers (14-10) def. Shane Crenshaw (5-2) via Unanimous Decision
• Clay Harvison (10-5) def. Ururahy Rodrigues (5-5) via TKO (Knee & Punches), Round 3 (3:34)
• George Hickman (4-1) def. Stephen Upchurch (2-2) via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke), Round 1 (2:29)

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