Last week kicked off the sixth season for Bellator Fighting Championship with the start of a new featherweight tournament as well as a title fight. At Tonight’s Bellator 61 it’s the middleweight’s taking center stage as eight fighters will begin their journey towards a title shot.
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Bellator will kick off its Middleweight Tournament at tonight’s Bellator 61 from the Orleans Room Orleans Room at Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City, La. The Main Event will feature Miguel Falcao make his Bellator debut as he takes on Norman Paraisy.
Last Friday, Bellator returned to action with the event being headlined by defending featherweight champion Joe Warren versus tournament winner Pat Curran. The fight ended in the 3rd round when Curran put Warren away with a vicious flurry to get the knockout.
The Bellator Fighting Championships will return to Louisiana on Friday, March 16 for Bellator 61 from Bossier City at the Horseshoe Riverdome to finally crown a heavyweight tournament champion. The night will be headlined with heavyweights Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos finishing what they started last season as well as the start of the Season 6 Middleweight Tournament.
The Welterweight tournament was narrowed down to two combatants following the outcomes of the bracket match-ups at Bellator 53. The four remaining competitors were Ben Saunders, Douglas Lima, Chris Lozano, and Luis Santos, with Lima being matched up with Lozano and Saunders fighting Santos.