Completed MMA Bout

Marcos Galvão vs. Chase Beebe

Main Card | Tournament Quarter-Finals | 135 lbs | MMA

Marcos Galvão defeats Chase Beebe via 3 Round Decision

Marcos "Louro" Galvão
Chase "The Rage" Beebe

Round 3

Marcos Galvão Chase Beebe

"Louro" "The Rage"

9-4-1   Pro Record At Fight   18-7-0
Climbed to 10-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 18-8
-115 (Near Even)   Betting Odds   -115 (Near Even)
Brazil   Nationality   United States
Long Island, New York   Fighting out of   Chicago, Illinois
30 years, 3 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   26 years, 5 months, 3 weeks, 5 days
135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
5'8" (173cm)   Height   5'7" (171cm)
65.0" (165cm)   Reach   67.0" (170cm)
Long Island MMA   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
Bellator 51
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Bellator 51
  • Date: Saturday 09.24.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jerry Krzys
  • Venue: Canton Memorial Civic Center
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Canton, Ohio, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 7 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Sean Wheelock, Jimmy Smith
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jimmy Smith
  • Galvão Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Beebe Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Tournament: Bellator Season 5 Bantamweight
  • Tournament Round: Quarter-Finals
  • Event Links:

Galvão vs. Beebe Wiki Update Wiki

Galvao and Beebe took to the cage for the second bantamweight tournament bout.

Beebe came out with some solid boxing combos, but Galvao stayed at the edge of his reach. The fighters clinched and it was Galvao who wound up on top after a scramble, taking Beebe's back quickly but losing the position to the fast American, who worked from Galvao's guard. Galvao got back to his feet and Beebe pulled guard with a tight guillotine choke that Galvao managed to fight out of. Galvao dove for an armbar from the top and Beebe shook him off and stood over him. Galvao got back to his feet and Beebe went for another guillotine, this one standing. Beebe kept a hold of the choke and pulled guard again, but Galvao eventually escaped again and worked from Beebe's guard. Galvao rocked Beebe with a right hand, causing Beebe to turn over. Galvao went back to work with punishing ground and pound and Beebe looked to slow. Beebe rolled to his knees then got to his feet and clinched Galvao against the cage, working some dirty boxing. Galvao fired off some knees from the Thai clinch and Beebe separated. Galvao landed two strong punches to a backpedaling Beebe. Beebe clinched Galvao against the cage and the fighters traded knees to the thighs. Beebe landed a knee to the body then separated. Galvao knocked Beebe down with a left hook that was mostly blocked, but Beebe got back to his feet instantly.

Galvao staggered Beebe with a hard right hand to start the second round then tripped him to the canvas. Beebe escaped to his feet and Galvao went back to work with hard punches and leg kicks. Galvao landed another flush right hand to the slowing Beebe. Beebe came forward and landed some nice straights. Galvao landed a hard leg kick then another straight right. Another leg kick landed for Galvao. Beebe got a hold of Galvao's back in a clinch, but Galvao turned into him. Galvao tripped Beebe and landed on top in Beebe's half guard. Beebe got to his knees but Galvao flattened him back out and worked ground and pound from Beebe's guard. Beebe landed an illegal upkick, apologized, and the action resumed. Galvao passed to side control and worked some knees to the body. Beebe bucked, rolled, and got to his feet. Galvao landed another leg kick to close out the round.

Galvao landed a stiff jab to start the third. Both fighters slowed their pace but Galvao continued to get the better of the exchanges. Galvao landed a nice right hand. The fighters got into a wild punching exchange, both landing hard strikes. Both fighters looked exhausted as the action continued into the final two minutes. Galvao pushed Beebe into the cage, but Beebe reversed the position. Galvao landed some knees to the body from the Thai clinch then the fighters separated. Galvao landed a huge uppercut that knocked Beebe's mouth piece out. Galvao landed a right hand then another glancing knee. Beebe landed a right hand but got tagged by a left. Beebe turned it on in the final 30 seconds, landing some nice punches. Galvao defended a takedown and the fighters traded knees from the clinch to close out the round.

The official scorecards read 29-28 Beebe, 29-28 Galvao, and 29-28 Galvao, giving him the Split Decision win.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:20 PM ET
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