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Bellator XII
Promotion Bellator Fighting Championships
Date June 19, 2009
Venue Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino[1]
City United States Hollywood, Florida
Event chronology
Bellator XI Bellator XII Bellator XIII

Bellator XII was a mixed martial arts event by Bellator Fighting Championships. The event took place on Friday, June 19, 2009 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. It was broadcast nationally in the U.S. via tape-delay the following night on Saturday, June 20, 2009 through an exclusive television agreement with ESPN Deportes.[2]

The event featured the final tournament bouts of the 2009 Season One Lightweight (155 lbs) and Middleweight (185 lbs) Tournaments, along with a number of non-tournament bouts held in the organization's other weight divisions. All bouts were contested under the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts.




Tournament bouts

Alvarez defeated Imada by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 0:38 of Round 2.[3][4]
Lombard defeated Hess by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) at 1:41 of Round 4.[3][5]

Non-tournament bouts

Masvidal defeated Reynolds by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 3:33 of Round 3.[3][6]
  • Featherweight bout: Sweden Sami Aziz vs. Brazil Fabio Mello
Mello defeated Aziz by Submission (Armbar) at 1:58 of Round 3.[3][7]
Moraes defeated Martin by Submission (Triangle Choke) at 4:21 of Round 1.[3][8]
  • Women's bout (125 lbs): United States Valerie Coolbaugh vs. England Rosi Sexton
Sexton defeated Coolbaugh by Submission (Armbar) at 3:40 of Round 1.[3][9]
  • Lightweight bout: United States Troy Gerhart vs. Peru Luis Palomino
Palomino defeated Gerhart by Decision (Unanimous).[3]
  • Women's bout (145 lbs): United States Stephanie Guimaraes vs. United States Yvonne Reis
Guimaraes defeated Reis by KO (Knee) at 0:49 of Round 1.[3][10]


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  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Bellator Fight Results". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  4. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Eddie Alvarez vs. Toby Imada". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  5. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Jared Hess vs. Hector Lombard". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  6. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Eric Reynolds vs. Jorge Masvidal". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  7. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Fabio Mello vs. Sami Aziz". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  8. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Josh Martin vs. Sergio Moraes". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  9. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Rosie Sexton vs. Valerie Coolbaugh". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  10. ^ "Bellator Fightighting Championship: Stefanie Guimaraes vs. Yvonne Reis". Retrieved 2009-07-14. 


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