The Bellator Light Heavyweight World Title will be settled on Friday, March 21st from the Kansas Star Arena, live on Spike TV as Attila Vegh will fight “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a highly anticipated clash at 205 pounds. The night will also feature the start of the Bellator Lightweight Tournament. Liverpool native Terry Etim was originally scheduled to compete in his first Bellator Tournament, but Etim has suffered an ACL injury and tournament alternate Tim Welch will now take his place.
Bellator 91 takes place this evening at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., and features a Bellator light heavyweight championship between title-holder Christian M’Pumbu and 205-pound tournament winner Attila Vegh. In addition, both Season 8 lightweight tournament semifinals bouts will take place.
Fighter weigh-ins for Bellator 91 took place this afternoon at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., the same venue playing host to Thursday’s fight card headlined by a Bellator light heavyweight championship between title-holder Christian M’Pumbu and 205-pound tournament winner Attila Vegh. In addition, there will be two Season 8 lightweight tournament semifinals bouts.
Bellator MMA 91 takes place this Thursday night from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M. As always the main card will air live on Spike TV, while the undercard can be seen on Spike.com. The card features light heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbu’s first title defense against tournament winner Attila Vegh and the semifinals on the lightweight tournament.
Fight fans watching Tiger Sarnavskiy fight in the Bellator Lightweight Quarterfinal know two things. Tiger won the match. And, he also fractured his hand. The bittersweet victory means he will not be able to participate in the Season 8 Lightweight Tournament and he will be replaced. This news was relayed Monday evening via Twitter by Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney.
Newport Beach, CA. (February 12, 2013) – After suffering a hand injury in his Bellator Lightweight Quarterfinal victory, Tiger Sarnavskiy will be replaced in the Season 8 Lightweight Tournament by Michigan native Jason “The Finisher” Fischer. The Lightweight Tournament continues February 28th from New Mexico’s Santa Ana Star Center. Tickets for the event are on … Read more