Bellator 105 Result: Tiger Sarnavskiy submits Ricardo Tirloni to advance to lightweight final

In the first lightweight tournament semifinal, Tiger Sarnavskiy would only needed 68 seconds to defeat Ricardo Tirloni to advance to the lightweight tournament final.Bellator 105

Sarnavskiy opened the fight by landing a spinning back fist that dropped Tirloni and appeared close to getting the finish. However, Tirloni would survive and reverse the position.

While on his back, Sarnavskiy immediately put his legs up and locked in a triangle choke. Tirloni would be unable to escape the attempt and Sartnavskiy scored the finish at the 1:08 mark of the opening round.

Sarnavskiy (25-1) has won five straight since losing his Bellator debut to Rich Clementi, and four of those wins have come by submission.

Bellator 105 Results:
Tiger Sarnavskiy def. Ricardo Tirloni via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 1:08
Mighty Mo def. Ron Sparks via submission (keylock) – Round 1, 2:52
Eugene Fadiora def. Keith Berry via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:19
Desmond Green def. Angelo Sanchez via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Round 2, 1:04
Raphael Butler def. Joseph Bryant via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:04
Volkan Oezdemir def. Josh Lanier via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:13
Luis Nogueira def. Frank Baca via submission (arm triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:41
Eddie Larrea def. Rocky Ramirez via submission (heel hook) – Round 2, 1:45
Steve Garcia def. Shawn Bunch via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 3:29