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Bellator 15 Results: Hornbuckle Submits Stinson, Thomas Stops McClintock

Dan HornbuckleWelterweight Dan Hornbuckle cruised into the semifinals of Bellator’s 170-pound tournament on Thursday, scoring a first-round triangle choke submission of Tyler Stinson at Bellator 15 in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Fellow welterweight Ryan Thomas made the most of his second chance following a controversial loss to Ben Askren last week, as he upset Jacob McClintock with an opening round TKO to move on the 170-pound semis, where a rematch with Askren likely awaits.

In other Bellator 15 action, Steve Carl advanced to the welterweight semis with a split decision win over Brett Cooper, while featherweight Patricio “Pitbull” Freire submitted William Romer with a first-round heel hook to move on to the 145-pound semifinals.

The official Bellator 15 results were:

  • Dan Hornbuckle def. Tyler Stinson via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:03
    Welterweight tournament first round
  • Ryan Thomas def. Jacob McClintock via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:11
    Welterweight tournament first round
  • Patricio Pitbull def. William Romero via submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 2:01
    Featherweight tournament first round
  • Steve Carl def. Brett Cooper via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
    Welterweight tournament first round

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Pictured: Dan Hornbuckle

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