Albuquerque, NM. (October 24, 2013) – The Bellator MMA weigh-ins have been completed from The Stage Nightclub inside the Santa Ana Star Casino in preparation for the Bellator MMA’s October 25th event, which will feature the Bellator Lightweight Tournament Semifinals and a full card of local talent.
Bellator MMA will take place from the Santa Ana Star Center on Friday, October 25th with the first fight taking place at5:00 p.m. MST and streaming live on Spike.com. The televised portion of the will being at 7:00 p.m. MST and will air live on Spike TV.
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Semifinal: Will Brooks (155.7) vs. Saad Awad (155.2)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Semifinal: Ricardo Tirloni (155.2) vs. Tiger Sarnavskiy (155.1)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Mighty Mo (263.7) vs. Ron Sparks (261.2)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Keith Berry (185.8) vs. Eugene Fadiora (184.6)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Desmon Green (146) vs. Angelo Sanchez (145.1)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Joseph Bryant (263.3) vs. Raphael Butler (259.8)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Volkan Oezdemir (205.3) vs. Josh Lanier (205.4)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Luis Nogueira (135.9) vs. Frank Baca (135.3)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Jesse Brock (135.3) vs. Adrian Cruz (135.4)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Eddie Larrea (180.5) vs. Rocky Ramirez (186)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Steve Garcia (135.1) vs. Shawn Bunch (135.6)
For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bellator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/BellatorMMA
About Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 115 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
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