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The inaugural event on Spike TV features featherweight champ Pat Curran defending his title against explosive knockout artist Patricio Pitbull, while lightweight champion Michael Chandler will face former Olympian Rick Hawn in a highly anticipated showdown.
The full results from the Bellator MMA weigh-in are below:
Bellator Featherweight Championship Fight: Pat Curran (144.8) vs. Patricio Pitbull (144.5)
Bellator Lightweight Championship Fight: Michael Chandler (154.6) vs. Rick Hawn (155)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Mikhail Zayats (205.7) vs. Babalu Sobral (205.3)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Seth Petruzelli (204.8) vs. Jacob Noe (205.9)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Fight: Emanuel Newton (205.4) vs. Atanas Djambazov (205.6)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Hector Ramirez (204.8) vs. Jason Lambert (205.5)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Aaron Miller (145.8) vs. Joe Camacho (145.8)
Welterweight Feature Fig...
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Last night Spike TV finally played host to Bellator, stacking the card with two title fights and three fairly high profile opening round matches for this season’s light heavyweight tournament. Opening the show and garnering over 1.1 million viewers was the featherweight championship bout between challenger Patricio “Pitbull” Freire and champion Pat Curran. The fight [...]
Bellator MMA made it’s long awaited debut on Spike TV on Thursday night as the promotion put on two world title fights emanating from The Bren Events Center in Irvine, CA. The reigning lightweight champion Michael Chandler made short work of former judo Olympian Rick Hawn, as he used his wrestling to keep the judo [...]
Packing the Irvine Bren Events Center yesterday in Irvine, CA, Bellator MMA made a successful debut on Spike TV and put on a overall quality card. Both Bellator champions Michael Chandler and Pat Curran defended their respective titles as we bring to you post fight press conference highlights featuring the two mentioned as well as [...]
The inaugural Bellator event on Spike TV takes place tomorrow night and features featherweight champ Pat Curran defending his title against explosive knockout artist Patricio Pitbull as well as lightweight champion Michael Chandler will face former Olympian Rick Hawn in a highly anticipated showdown.
Main Card (Live on Spike TV, 10:00 PM)
Michael Chandler vs. Rick Hawn
The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 85” took place Wednesday in California.
A pair of championship affairs headlines Thursday’s show. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire challenges featherweight king Pat Curran in the co-main event, while Michael Chandler puts his lightweight crown on the line against Rick Hawn in the night’s featured attraction.
UCI Bren Center in Irvine hosts...
full results from Irvine, CA Jacob Noe def. Seth Petruzelli via TKO in R1 Michael Chandler def. Rick Hawn via rear-naked choke in R2 (3:02) Mikhail Zayats def. Renato “Babalu” Sobral via TKO in R1 Pat Curran def. Patricio Pitbull via Split Decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
Bellator Fighting Championships makes its SpikeTV debut tonight. “Bellator 85” takes place Thursday inside UCI Bren Center in Irvine, California.
Fans can stream the prelims live on Spike.com starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Spike will then broadcast the main card at 10PM ET/PT.
A pair of championship affairs will be showcased. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire challenges featherweight...