Bellator 49 kicked off Season 5 in exciting fashion on Sept. 10 with welterweight quarterfinal fights in Atlantic City. In the main event, Chris Lozano defeated Brent Weedman in a three-round slugfest. Also, Ben Saunders crumbled Chris Cisneros with knees to earn a third-round stoppage. The prelims brought exciting finishes as well, with Giedrius Karavackas coming back in third to TKO LeVon Maynard. Explosive featherweight Alexandre Bezerra dominated Scott Heckman en route to a second-round stoppage. In a back and forth affair, Joel Roberts put Brylan Van Artsdalen to sleep with a triangle choke.