Ben Askren wins welterweight tournament finals at Bellator 22; Full results

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wrestling superstar Ben Askren pocketed $100,000 for defeating Dan Hornbuckle via unanimous decision in Bellator’s season two welterweight tournament finals Thursday night at the Kansas City Power & Light District. Askren controlled each round by repeatedly taking Hornbuckle to the ground, controlling him, and using ground and pound. Hornbuckle threatened a few times with submissions but Askren always seemed one step ahead.

Also fighting at Bellator 22, Jose Vega knocked out Jarrod Card in the first round and Cole Konrad won a unanimous decision over John Orr.

Bellator 22 results:


  • Ben Askren def. Dan Hornbuckle by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Lisa Ward def. Stephanie Frausto by technical submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (2:01)
  • Jose Vega def. Jarrod Card by knockout (punch) Rd 1 (0:39)
  • Raphael Davis def. Demetriius Richards by submission (strikes) Rd 1 (2:51)


  • Leonardo Pecanha vs. Tyler Stinson
  • Rudy Bears def. Brian Green by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (3:29)
  • Cole Konrad def. John Orr by unanimous decision Rd 3 (5:00)
  • Jared Downing def. Chad Vandenberg by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 3 (1:35)
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