Bellator 137 card complete with addition of six new fights, including Darrion Caldwell vs. Rafael Silva
Bellator 137 card is now complete with the addition of six new match-ups.
The promotion recently announced five new bouts for the preliminary card on May 15, and bantamweight clash between Rafael Silva and Darrion Caldwell for the main card. The event takes place at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California.
Main Card (Spike at 9 p.m. ET)
Brandon Halsey vs. Kendall Grove
Eduardo Dantas vs. Mike Richman
Fernando Gonzalez vs. Curtis Millender
Darrion Caldwell vs. Rafael Silva
Undercard (MMA Fighting at 6:45 p.m. ET)
A.J. Matthews vs. Ben Reiter
Virgil Zwicker vs. Razak Al-Hassan
Joe Taimanglo vs. Antonio Duarte
Jordan Parsons vs. Julio Cesar Neves Jr.
Jesse Juarez vs. Ricky Rainey
Undercard (Dark matches after main card)
John Yoo vs. Albert Morales
Shawn Bunch vs. Rolando Perez
Steve Kozola vs. Ian Butler
A.J. Jenkins vs. Arlene Blencowe
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Bellator announces signing of UFC contender Phil Davis
One of the UFC’s top light heavyweights is heading to rival Bellator MMA, officials today announced.
Phil Davis (13-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who’s ranked No. 7 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA light-heavyweight rankings, has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with the Spike TV-televised promotion.
A debut date and opponent were not revealed, and financial terms of the deal were not disclosed