This morning Bellator MMA announced their first 2013 summer series event on June 19th from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. The Bellator 96 main card will feature the opening round of the four man light heavyweight tournament and is headlined by a lightweight title fight between Michael Chandler and Dave Jansen.
Tag: Attila Vegh
Tonight at Bellator 91 the promotion re-introduced their light heavyweight champion and then crowned a brand new one. The champion hadn’t fought in 16 months and looked horrible, yet the challenger didn’t look that great either.
Those of you new to Bellator MMA are probably wondering who this Christian M’Pumbu guy is headlining tonight’s Bellator 91. Better yet you’re probably asking yourself when Bellator crowned a light heavyweight champion anyway. Well roughly 21 months ago Christian M’Pumbu defeated Richard Hale to become the first ever Bellator light heavyweight champion and he will finally get to defend that title tonight.
As the seventh season for Bellator nears its end and the promotion counts the days until their big move to Spike, they have three big events left. These three events will not only close out all four of the season seven tournament finals but the light heavyweight title will be defended for the very first time.
The Bellator summer series light heavyweight tournament came to an explosive conclusion at tonight’s Bellator 73. Travis Wiuff and Attila Vegh took different routes through the tournament field but meet in the finals with the same goal in mind, the Bellator light heavyweight title.
The Bellator summer series came to a close tonight with two tournament finals at Bellator 73. First off was the was the conclusion of the season 6 bantamweight tournament between Marcos Galvao and Luis Nogueira and headlining the card was the summer series light heavyweight final between Travis Wiuff and Attila Vegh.
While the shows are less frequent, the action in the Bellator cage is no less potent in this Summer Series of fights. While the title scene in Bellator has been gummed up with injuries and setbacks, the tournament format is still rolling along, with the finals for Bantamweight and Light Heavyweight being decided at this Friday’s Bellator 73. So, whet your appetite for MMA with my breakdown of the fights this Friday and cheer on these quality MMA fighters.
The Bellator summer series now has the light heavyweight tournament final pairing all set after tonight Bellator 72. Travis Wiuff and Attila Vegh each punched their tickets to the finals in completely different ways.