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Bellator 13 Results: Lightweights Huerta and Vanier, Featherweights Warren and Karakhanyan Advance

Roger HuertaLightweight UFC veteran Roger Huerta successfully made his Bellator debut at Thursday’s Bellator 13 in Hollywood, Florida, submitting Chad Hinton with a third-round kneebar to advance to the semifinals of the promotion’s season two 155-pound tournament.

After a solid opening round, Huerta (21-3-1) dominated the second, ending the frame in mount, before quickly securing the fight-ending kneebar and forcing Hinton (6-1) to tap 56-seconds into the third.

In other main card action, Carey Vanier also advanced to the lightweight semis with a third-round TKO of late-replacement Joe Duarte, Georgi Karakhanyan moved on to the 145-pound semifinals with a first-round knockout of Bao Quach, and fellow featherweight Joe Warren claimed a unanimous decision over Eric Marriott to advance to the second round.

The official results for Bellator 13 were:

  • Roger Huerta def. Chad Hinton via submission (kneebar) – Round 3, 0:56
  • Joe Warren def. Eric Marriott via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Georgi Karakhanyan def. Bao Quach via KO (knee) – Round 1, 4:05
  • Carey Vanier def. Joe Duarte via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 4:14

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