As Bellator counts down the days till they’re on Spike TV, they’re offering up a great night of fights on MTV2 as several tournaments are coming to a close or finding their participants. With a full card on deck at Bellator 79, let’s check in with how the night played out.
Tag: Thiago Santos
Some things just aren’t meant to be and last night’s Bellator 75 main event was proof of that. The third time was not the charm for Bellator and the Eric Prindle versus Thiago Santos heavyweight bout as their bizarre trilogy has hopefully come to an end.
With the Summer Series having come to a close, Bellator is getting ready to kick off its Season Seven opener this Friday. We’ve got a lot of fighters gearing up for their chance at the tournament championship, others taking their stab at the divisional title belt, and still more just looking for a chance to shine on the main and undercards.
A day after the current Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad surprisingly announced his retirement from the sport; the promotion introduced the finalized field for their season 7 heavyweight tournament.
What a mess the season five heavyweight tournament has turned out to be. It all started with eight heavyweights with Eric Prindle and Thiago Santos emerging as the finalists. With a shot at the heavyweight crown, the two fought at Bellator 59 on November 26th, effectively ruining the tournament.
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.
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.