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Monday, 02/03/2014, 05:02 pm

Belcher Disappoints In Brazil, Gets Tapped Three-Times, Comes Up Winless At Copa Podio


UFC middleweight Alan Belcher recently competed in a BJJ tournament in Brazil and flopped it big time.

After announcing his temporary leave from Mixed Martial Arts, the top middleweight fighter, has set his sights on the world of competitive BJJ.

He’s called on Metamoris to set up a matchup against Rousimar Palhares and took to Brazil’s Copa Podio event to show off his skills. But it didn’t go well.

Belcher, went winless last weekend after four-fights, he got submitted 75% of the time.

Here’s the results:

First round:
Tim Spriggs def. Luiz Panza by points (3-2)
Travis Stevens def. Rico Bastos by submission (arm-lock)
Rodolfo Vieira def. Alexandre Souza by submission (arm-lock)
Faisal Alkitbe def. Alan Belcher by points (2-0)

Second round:
Luiz Panza def. finalizou Rico Bastos by submission (triangle)
Leo Nogueira def. Tim Spriggs by points (5-0)
Rodolfo Vieira def. Faisal Alkitbe by submission (choke)
Leandro Lo def. Alexandre Souza by points (4-0)

Third round:
Leo Nogueira def. Rico Bastos by points (2-0)
Luiz Panza def. Travis Stevens by submission (heel hook)
Leandro Lo def. Faisal Alkitbe by advantages (1-0)
Rodolfo Vieira def. Alan Belcher by submission (choke)

Fourth round:
Travis Stevens vs. Leo Nogueira – draw
Tim Spriggs def. Rico Bastos by points (2-0)
Leandro Lo def. Alan Belcher by submission (choke)
Alexandre Souza def. Faisal Alkitbe by submission (arm-lock)

Fifth round:
Travis Stevens def. Tim Spriggs by points (7-0)
Luiz Panza vs. Leo Nogueira – draw
Alexandre Souza def. Alan Belcher by submission (arm-lock)
Rodolfo Vieira vs. Leandro Lo – draw

Semifinals:
Leandro Lo def. Luiz Panza by points (6-4)
Rodolfo Vieira def. Travis Stevens by submission (choke)

Third place match:
Luiz Panza def. Travis Stevens by submission (ankle lock)

Final:
Rodolfo Vieira def. Leandro Lo by submission (choke)

Other:
Franco Marini def. Magid Hage (ankle lock)
Felipe Preguiça def. Guto Campos by points (12-10) at overtime

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