Concho, OK. (April 21, 2011) —The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator Fighting Championships’ Saturday evening event at the Lucky Star Casino will take place FRIDAY at 5:00 p.m. CST in Meeting Room 15 at the Renaissance Convention Center, 10 N. Broadway Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

Participants include all 16 competitors in Saturday’s event with two Light-Heavyweight semifinal fights featuring French Christian M’Pumbu squaring off against undefeated Tim Carpenter, hard-hitting D.J. Linderman taking on fast-rising star Richard “Rare Breed” Hale, as well as Josh Arocho, Ronnie Mann, Jerod Spoon, and Luiz “Terrier” Nogueira.

The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.

If you are not able to attend the official weigh-in/pre-fight conference for Bellator Fighting Championship’s Saturday event, you can catch all the action LIVE at The entire weigh-in/pre-fight press conference for Bellator 42 will be streaming LIVE at 5:00 p.m. CST.

The full fight card for Bellator 42 is below:


  • Light-Heavyweight Semifinal Fight: Christian M’Pumbu (16-3-1) vs. Tim Carpenter (7-0)
  • Light-Heavyweight Semifinal Fight: D.J. Linderman (9-1) vs. Richard “Rare Breed” Hale (16-3-1)
  • Special Featherweight Feature Fight: Josh Arocho (13-9) vs. Ronnie Mann (18-2-1)
  • Local Feature Fight: Jerod Spoon (5-1-1) vs. Luiz “Terrier” Nogueira (10-1)


  • Local Main Event: Owen Evinger (6-0) vs. Brandon Shelton (16-5)
  • Local Feature Fight: Chris Bell (10-3) vs. Jared Hess (10-2-1)
  • Local Feature Fight: Shane Howell (8-7) vs. Mark Oshiro (12-3)
  • Local Feature Fight: Tracy Willis (7-3) vs. Mark Holata (10-2)

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