Lightweight Eddie Alvarez and middleweight Hector Lombard won their respective tournaments on Friday at Bellator XII in Hollywood, Florida, the final event of the upstart promotion’s inaugural season.
Alvarez submitted Toby Imada with a rear naked choke early in the second-round of their headliner to win the 155-pound title and $100,000 prize, while Lombard stopped Jared Hess due to a cut in the fourth-round to earn the 185-pound belt and $100,000 bonus.
The official results for Bellator XII were:
- Eddie Alvarez def. Toby Imada via submission (rear naked choke) — Round 2, 0:38
Bellator Lightweight Championship (vacant)
- Hector Lombard def. Jared Hess via TKO (cut) — Round 4, 1:45
Bellator Middleweight Championship (vacant)
- Fabio Mello def. Sami Aziz via submission (armbar) — Round 3, 1:58
- Jorge Masvidal def. Eric Reynolds via submission (rear naked choke) — Round 3, 3:33
- Sergio Moraes def. Josh Martin via submission (triangle choke) — Round 1, 4:21
- Rosi Sexton def. Valerie Coolbaugh via submission (arm bar) — Round 1, 3:40
- Luis Palomino def. Troy Gerhart via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Stefanie Guimaraes def. Yvonne Reis via TKO (knee strikes) – Round 1, 0:49
[Pictured: Eddie Alvarez]