Lyman Good is the new Bellator Welterweight Champion

It took just a minute and twenty-three seconds for Lyman Good to defeat Omar De La Cruz with heavy punches, improve his record to 10-0, stake his claim as the very first Bellator Welterweight Champion, and pocket himself a cool $100,000 in the process.

“Bellator XI” took place Friday, June 12 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.. To make it to the finals, Good defeated Hector Urbina at “Bellator II” and Jorge Ortiz at “Bellator VI.” He won three fights in three months during the twelve week inaugural Bellator tournament season.

The final event for the 2009 season, “Bellator XII,” takes place next Friday, June 19, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla. and will feature the Bellator Lightweight and Middleweight Championship bouts.

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“Bellator XI” weigh-in results

The weigh-ins for “Bellator XI,” featuring the Bellator Welterweight World Championship bout of Lyman Good vs. Omar De La Cruz, took place Thursday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. All fighters successfully made weight for Friday’s event. De La Cruz and Good will not only be battling it out for the welterweight title … Read more