The main event for Bellator 172 at the SAP center in San Jose, California was originally Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, but it was canceled just before the event due to Mitrione sustaining an illness. Josh Thomson vs. Patricky Freire has been bumped up to the main event for this evening. Below is the updated main card televised on Spike TV.
Bellator’s Sean Grande confirms that kidney stones were the reason Matt Mitrione was pulled from tonight’s fight with Fedor Emelianenko
BELLATOR 172 MAIN CARD RESULTS:
Josh Thomson vs. Patricky Pitbull — WINNER: Patricky Pitbull (TKO, strikes, Round 2)
Cheick Kongo vs. Oli Thompson — WINNER: Kongo (Unanimous Decision, 30-26, 30-25, 30-25)
Anatoly Tokov vs. Francisco France — WINNER: Tokov, TKO, strikes, Round 2
Veta Arteaga vs. Brooke Mayo — WINNER: Arteaga, TKO, doctor’s stoppage, Round 3
Josh Koscheck vs. Mauricio Alonso — WINNER: Alonso, TKO, strikes, Round 1
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