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Bellator Fighting Championships is set to hold it’s sixth event of Season 6 Friday night in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The show is headlined by a bantamweight title bout between champ Zach ‘Funsize’ Makovsky and Season Five tournament winner Eduardo Dantas.
Main Card (MTV2)
Bellator Bantamweight title bout: (c) Zach Makovsky (134.4) vs. Eduardo Dantas (135)
Featherweight tournament semifinal: Mike Corey (145.6) vs. Daniel Straus (145.8)
Bantamweight tournament quarterfinal: Marcos Galvao (135) vs. Ed West (135.8)
Bantamweight tournament quarterfinal: Luis Nogueira (135.4) vs. Alexis Vila (136)
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Featherweight bout: Kenny Foster (145.6) vs. Jay Haas (145.6)
Middleweight bout: Duane Bastress (185.2) vs. Plinio Cruz (185)
Featherweight bout: Lester Caslow (146) vs. Scott Heckman (146)
Lightweight bout: Terrell Hobbs (155.4) vs. Will Martinez (153.8)
Lightweight bout: Emanuel Brooks (155.8) vs. Mikhail Malyutin (155.3)
Welterweight bout: Lyman Good (171) vs. LeVon Maynard (171.6)* – welterweight tournament qualifier
Welterweight bout: Ailton Barbosa (169.6) vs. Kris McCray (170.6)
*Maynard was given extra time to make weight
In the main event of the evening, the Bellator Welterweight Title was on the line as defending champion Ben Askren faced off against Season 5 Welterweight Tournament Winner Douglas Lima. Quickly becoming a staple of Askren fights, the five rounds were dominated by the two-time National wrestling champion. Frustrated, Lima attempted submissions off his back but failed to overcome the grinding style of the U.S. Olympian.
You asked for it and here it is. In the main event of the evening, knockout artist Patricky “Pitbull” and once-beaten Lloyd “Cupcake” Woodard proved that they have more in common than decision losses to Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler.
The Gracie Academy on NBC – 1st look.
This promo for the upcoming documentary “No Plan B” features the life, and many of the battles of former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Other well known personalities featured in the documentary include Bernard Hopkins, Frankie Edgar, Stephen Haigh, Ricardo Almeida, and Moses Mosley.
Newly crowned Bellator featherweight champion Pat Curran talks about his third round knockout win over Joe Warren during Friday nights Bellator 60 event.
Tweet Bellator Fighting Championships returned to MTV2 from The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. The event was headlined by a featherweight championship bout as title holder Joe Warren met Season Four tournament winner Pat Curran. Main Card Featherweight Championship bout: Pat Curran def. Joe Warren via KO (Punches) – R3 @ 1:25 Featherweight [...]
Pat Curran and Joe Warren promised fireworks in their main event Featherweight Title Fight, but it was Curran who stopped the former Champion Warren in one of the most entertaining Bellator bouts seen in recent memory.
Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off Season Six on March 9, 2012 from The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana with Bellator 60. The event will feature a featherweight title fight between champion Joe Warren vs. Pat Curran.
Bellator Fighting Championships is set to begin Season Six on March 9, 2012 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. Tournaments in five divisions will be held this coming season with fighters participating in the bantamweight, featherweight, lightweight, welterweight and middleweight divisions.
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Inside MMA correspondent Ron Kruck takes us inside the process of becoming a judge, and inside MMA judge training so we can see what it takes to become a MMA judge.
Bellator 54 featured the Season Five middleweight seminfinal bouts between Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brian Rogers and Vitor Vianna vs. Bryan Baker.
Ben Saunders talks about the possibility of fighting at middleweight again, Bruce Lee and his legacy.