The 155 pounders had their time to shine at tonight’s Bellator 101, with an equal mix of devotion and disappointment on display. With the bracket filled and plenty of intel to make our picks and wagers for next time around, let’s take a look at how these guys played the game tonight.
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Bellator has been on fire the last several weeks, and the Lightweight tournament beginning at Friday’s Bellator 101 should be no exception. Several grizzled veterans and rising young lions will face off in the greatest test of staying power and upward mobility respectively, making for outstanding matches in the opening round.
Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney has said on many occasions that Bellator would never become a feeder system for the UFC. He’s also stated that only under the right circumstances would Bellator sign fighter’s castoff by the UFC.
After a week off, Bellator MMA was back in action tonight with Bellator 93 from inside the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. The night was headlined by the finals of the season 7 lightweight tournament between Marcin Held and Dave Jansen.
Welterweight Chuck “Cold Steel” O’ Neil has trained with some of the biggest names in MMA today, and it shows. Chuck is no stranger to the cameras having most recently taking part in TUF Season 13: Team Lesnar vs. Dos Santos. As a part of Team Lesnar, O’ Neil’s shining moment was his impressive D’arce choke victory over Team Dos Santos Javier Torres as the fight was coming to a close.
From the small confines of the Mayfield Inn Trade and Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada the Maximum Fighting Championship held its 3oth event. Putting on fights in Canada for nearly 10 years, the president of MFC Mark Pavelich announced a new five year deal with HDNet to continue airing MFC events.
The Maximum Fighting Championship is back with fiery action north of the border with MFC 30. Two excellent Co-Main Events make this card a very solid and entertaining event. Mark Pavelich and company always put on a tremendous show at tonight should be no different.
Canada’s Maximum Fighting Championship, looking to build off the success of MFC 29 announced today a very special event. On Friday June 10th from the Mayfield Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta and airing live on HDNet will be MFC 30: Up Close & Personal.