Meanwhile, Giva subs another one, at Bellator

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Veteran Givanildo in publicity photo

Givanildo Santana lived up to his moniker “The Arm Collector”, at Bellator this Saturday, coming up with an armbar win over Darryle Cob just two minutes into their fight. This brings Giva’s tally to 13 armbars of the 15 submission wins in his 17-win career.

In the middleweight GP, Ben Saunders put on a Jiu-Jitsu clinic, landing triangles and omoplatas against the game Luis Sapo, finally getting the submission with an americana lock in the third round.

At the other end of the bracket, Douglas Lima showed his boxing is up to spped, knocking out Chris Lozano in the second round.

Now Marcio Cromado student Luis “Betão” recovered from his loss on his promotional debut, taking just 51 seconds to finish Zak Laird with a guillotine.

(Collaborator Junior Samurai)


Check out the results

Bellator 53
Miami, Oklahoma, USA
October 8, 2011

Light heavyweight GP semifinal
Ben Saunders submitted Luis Sapo with an americana in R3
Douglas Lima knocked out Chris Lozano in R2

Ronnie Man submitted Kenny Forster via triangle in R1
Thiago Monstro submitted Josh Burns in R1
Givanildo Santana submitted Darryl Cobb gia armbar in R1
A.J. Matthews defeated Rudy Bears via unanimous decision
Raphael Davis knocked out Myron Dennis in R2
David Rickels submitted Levi Avera via triangle in R2
Luiz Betão submitted Zak Laird via guillotine in R1
Emanuel Brooks defeated Greg Scott via TKO in R2

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