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Bellator returns this Thursday with the Season 8 finale set to take place at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The defending featherweight champion, Pat Curran, was scheduled to defend his title against Season 6 winner Daniel Straus however, Straus broke his hand during training had had to drop out of the fight. Curran has agreed to face Season 7 winner Shahbulat Shamhalaev and Straus will face the winner at a later date.
As stated, the headlining fight will feature knockout artist Shahbulat Shamhalaev attempting to dethrone Pat Curran and claim the featherweight crown for himself. Since joining Bellator, Curran has been on an absolute tear through the featherweight division, winning two tournaments, knocking out Joe Warren to claim the strap and demonstrating both his impressive stand up and ground ability. His only slip was a decision loss to then champion Eddie Alvarez. World Muay Thai Champion Shamhalaev is a relative newcomer to the Bellator scene, but he’s been v...
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Pat Curran (pictured) wasn’t interested in mingling inside Bellator’s circular cage on Thursday night. It took the reigning featherweight champ less than three minutes to submit Shahbulat Shamhalaev in the show’s featured contest.
Curran’s guillotine choke came at 2:38 in the opening round. His win was officially a technical submission because his opponent was put to sleep...
The official weigh-ins for “Bellator MMA: Curran vs. Shamhalaev” took place Wednesday in New Jersey.
Thursday’s event will showcase a featherweight title tilt between champion Pat Curran and Shahbulat Shamhalaev (both pictured).
Revel in Atlantic City hosts the festivities.
Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 7:15PM ET/4:15PM PT, while Spike TV broadcasts the showcase...
“Bellator 95: Curran vs. Shamhalaev” takes place Thursday night inside Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Stream the event live right here on 5thRound.com beginning at 7:15PM ET/4:15PM PT.
Sure you can also watch the prelims on Spike.com and the main card on Spike TV, but why would you since you’re already here?
Furthermore, only fans with access to an east coast feed can...
Bellator returns to action tonight with the season finale featuring a featherweight title fight and two separate tournament finals. The event takes place at the Ovation Hall at Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey with the first fight taking place at 7:15 p.m. EST and streaming LIVE below. The televised portion of the night will begin at 10 p.m. EST and will air LIVE on Spike TV.
“Bellator MMA: Curran vs. Shamhalaev” takes place Thursday inside Revel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Tonight’s event will showcase a featherweight title tilt between champion Pat Curran and Shahbulat Shamhalaev. In addition, Brett Cooper and Doug Marshall meet in the Middleweight Tournament Finals, while Mike Richman and Frodo Khasbulaev collide in the Featherweight tourney...