Bellator 41 Results: Daniel Straus Chokes Out Kenny Foster in Waning Moments

This is the live blog for Kenny Foster vs. Daniel Straus. Straus is 15-3 in MMA, and defeated Nazareno Malegarie to advance to the semifinals. Kenny Foster is 92, and submitted Eric Larkin by guillotine choke to advance to the semifinals.

Round 1 - The referee for this bout is Jason Herzog. Daniel Straus opens with an outside leg kick fifteen seconds into the round. Kenny Foster comes forward with a wild left, and initiates a clinch. Straus has Foster up against the fence now. Foster spins. Straus has his back standing now. I forgot to mention that this event is taking place outdoors. Foster escapes and we're back at distance. Two knees to the body from Foster. Two left hands miss. Foster pushing Straus up against the fence now. Straus turns. Halfway through the round now. Foster lands a right hand as the fighters disengage. Jab from Straus. Knee to the body from Foster. Straus tries a throw, but he lets Foster right back up. Up against the fence again. Knee to the body from Straus on the disengage. Herzog shielding his eyes from the sun. Flying knee from Straus, and he takes Foster down with a minute left in the round. Straus has Fosted pinned up against the fence, and he's throwing punches to the obliques.

SB Nation scores the round 10-9 for Daniel Straus.

Round 2 - The referee for this bout is Jason Herzog. Daniel Straus opens with an outside leg kick fifteen seconds into the round. Kenny Foster comes forward with a wild left, and initiates a clinch. Straus has Foster up against the fence now. Foster spins. Straus has his back standing now. I forgot to mention that this event is taking place outdoors. Foster escapes and we're back at distance. Two knees to the body from Foster. Two left hands miss. Foster pushing Straus up against the fence now. Straus turns. Halfway through the round now. Foster lands a right hand as the fighters disengage. Jab from Straus. Knee to the body from Foster. Straus tries a throw, but he lets Foster right back up. Up against the fence again. Knee to the body from Straus on the disengage. Herzog shielding his eyes from the sun. Flying knee from Straus, and he takes Foster down with a minute left in the round. Straus has Fosted pinned up against the fence, and he's throwing punches to the obliques.

SB Nation scores the round 10-9 for Daniel Straus.

Round 3 - Nice outside leg kick from Foster. Straus misses with a right hook. And another. Foster missing with a head kick. Nice jab from Straus. Straus slaps Foster with his left foot. He shoots in, but Foster stuffs the takedown. Straus lands a knee from the Thai plum in the scramble. He has Foster up against the fence. Foster on his back now. Punches from Straus. Foster stuffed up against the fence. Half-guard now. More punches from Straus. Straus climbs into mount with a guillotine, and Herzog is forced to step in with just over a minute left!

Daniel Straus submits Kenny Foster with a guillotine choke at 3:48 of round 3.

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