Bellator 35 is running live from the Tachi Palace Resort and Casino in Lemoore, California. The action began with preliminary bouts prior to the televised portion of the card. Results via Sherdog.
Paul Ruiz made quick work of Jesus Castro, forcing referee Jason McCoy to stop the bout due to strikes at 1:17 of round number one. Paul Ruiz was making his professional MMA debut, while Jesus Castro drops to 0-2 to start his career.
In the second preliminary bout, Zoila Frausto defeated Karina Hallinan by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 30-27 for Frausto, the current Bellator women's champion at 115 pounds. "The Warrior Princess" won last season's women's tournament, defeating Megumi Fujii in the finals. The win improves her record to 11-1.
The televised broadcast is now live on MTV2.