May 14, 2011 9:00 PM EDT Caesars Atlantic City, New Jersey
Bellator 44 Results:
Michael Chandler defeats Patricky Freire by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27).
Hector Lombard defeats Falaniko Vitale by KO at 0:54 in Round 3
Giedrius Karavackas submits Sam Oropeza with an arm lock at 3:59 of round three.
Alexander Shlemenko defeats Brett Cooper by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-29, 29-28).
Bellator 44 will feature a headliner non-title bout between Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard and Falaniko Vitale. Season four lightweight tourney finalists Michael Chandler and Patricky "Pitbull" Freire will also appear on the card and will compete for the opportunity to face lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez.