Bethlehem, PA. (November 21, 2013) – The Bellator weigh-ins have been completed from Pennsylvania’s Sands Casino in preparation for Bellator MMA’s November 22nd event, which will showcase the Bellator Middleweight World Title Fight and the Bellator Lightweight and Middleweight Tournament Finals.
Bellator MMA will take place from the Sands Event Center on Friday, November 22nd with the first fight taking place at 7:00 p.m. EST and streaming live on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 9:00 p.m. EST and will air live on Spike TV.
Bellator Middleweight World Title: Doug Marshall (184.3) vs. Alexander Shlemenko (184.7)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final: Will Brooks (156) vs. Tiger Sarnavskiy (155.4)
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Final: Ron Keslar (170.7) vs. Rick Hawn (170.5)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Patrick Cenoble (155.4) vs. Terry Etim (155.5)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Keith Bell (256.5) vs. Blagoi Ivanov (252.5)
Catchweight Feature Fight (153 lbs.): Saul Almeida (145.9) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (152.3)*
Lightweight Feature Fight: Ahsan Abdullah (153) vs. Mike Bannon (155)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Bubba Jenkins (155.6) vs. Ian Rammel (155.8)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Brett Glass (155.7) vs. Brent Primus (155.5)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Lester Caslow (145.3) vs. Jay Haas (145.2)
*Goiti Yamauchi did not make weight and will have a portion of his purse deducted
For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bellator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BellatorMMA
About Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 115 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
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