Genair da Silva Defeats Bobby Reardanz at Bellator 60


Bobby ReardanzDuneland Vale Tudo’s Bobby Reardanz was up first on the Bellator 60 card, fighting against Genair da Silva, who was removed from the Bellator tournament for failing to make weight. Silva agreed late last night to take the fight against Reardanz.

In the first round, Reardanz was roughed up by da Silva and was bleeding from the nose. Still, Reardanz pumped up the crowd as the bell sounded and he went back to his corner, ready to go back to work in round two.

In the second, a thunderous leg kick cut Reardanz’s legs out from under him and put Reardanz on his back, but he quickly got back to his feet. da Silva continued to work on Reardanz’ lead leg, chopping it out from under him. It was a tough round for Reardanz, and he limped back to to his corner at the end of the round.

Round 3 begins with another leg kick that drops Reardanz to the canvas. From there da Silva unleashed a series of punches until the ref stopped the fight at :51 of the round.

Reardanz was noticibly limping after the fight, but didn’t seem to have suffered any major injuries.

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