Another Thursday can only mean another round of tournament quarterfinal action at Bellator 89. Along with the four tournament bouts, tonight’s Bellator 89 was headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Eduardo Dantas and Marcos Galvao.
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Well yet another year has come and gone, 2012 was an odd year for MMA but the year will not easily be forgotten. This year saw the UFC all over network TV, Bellator stumble its way into next year and smaller promotions like RFA, LFC and XFC make a name for themselves. Unfortunately it also saw Strikeforce take a nosedive and the UFC cancel an event for the first time.
The Bellator welterweight tournament has reached the finals after tonight’s semifinal bouts at Bellator 78. Unfortunately both tournament bouts ended with questionable decisions from the referee but in the end it was Lyman Good and Andrey Koreshkov advancing to the season seven tournament final.
With MMA promotions like Bellator and the Maximum Fighting Championship occupying Friday night’s, the end of the work week has become the start of the “Fight Weekend” for fans. This weekend is without a UFC event but tonight’s action at Bellator 78 and MFC 35 are sure to kick off your weekend the right way.
The I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio was the host for tonight’s Bellator 66 and its jam-packed 10 bout fight card. In front of a packed house and airing on MTV2 and Spkie.com Bellator 66 saw four tournament bouts and was headlined by a lightweight rematch between Eddie Alvarez and Shinya Aoki.
All 20 fighters made weight today for Saturday’s Bellator 66 which takes place inside the I-X Center Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Thankfully the fighters made stepping onto the scale uneventful, but that didn’t mean their stare downs didn’t get a little interesting.
Bellator Fighting Championship announced today that promotional newcomer Andreas Spang would step into the middleweight tournament semifinal round as a late replacement. Spang is stepping in for the undefeated Brazilian Bruno Santos, who was forced to withdraw from the semifinal bout due to a shoulder injury.