Luis “Sapo” Santos (54-9-1) has quite the resume going into his XFC 23 “Louisville Slugfest” match up with Shamar Bailey. Santos has recorded 54 wins in his mixed martial arts career that dates back to 2000. He brings that experience into a fight with a solid wrestler and UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran in Shamar Bailey(15-8-0).
The Legacy Fighting Championship 17 event took place Friday night in San Antonio, Texas. The main event saw MMA veteran Dan Hornbuckle get back on the winning side of things with a unanimous decision win over fellow MMA veteran Pete Spratt. The co-main event saw three time All-American wrestler Jared Rosholt dominant a tough and previously undefeated Richard Odoms to win a unanimous decision.
Bellator 49 takes place this evening at the Caesars Atlantic City, and features the quarterfinals of Bellator’s Season 5 welterweight tournament.
The weigh-ins for Bellator 49 took place this afternoon at Caesar’s in Atlantic City, the same location that will host Saturday’s fight card that features the Bellator season five welterweight tournament quarterfinals.
CHICAGO, Ill. (August 30, 2011) — With a limited amount of tickets still remaining to Bellator’s fifth season premier in Atlantic City, the promotion has added two fan favorites to the card as Bellator veteran and New Jersey resident Lester Caslow will take on James “Binky” Jones in a catchweight feature fight at Bellator 49. … Read more
Richard Mann and Matt De La Rosa chat it up about Bellator’s MTV2 deal, and then Mann tries to shake of the disappointment of his Deep 52 Impact picks and predict Saturday’s card.
Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren will get a tune-up non-title fight against veteran Nick “The Goat” Thompson at Bellator 40 on April 9 in Newkirk, Okla. The event will air LIVE on MTV2.