Newport Beach, Calif. (September 30, 2014) – The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Thursday at 5 p.m. PST from Cabaret Theater inside Pechanga Resort & Casino (45000 Pechanga Parkway. Temecula, CA 92592). Bellator MMA will take place from Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd with the first fight taking place at 4 p.m. PST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will air LIVE on Spike TV at 9 p.m. EST.
All participants from Friday night’s event will be on hand, as well as Bellator President Scott Coker.
As always the weigh-in is open to both the public and media.
Featherweight Feature Fight: Justin Wilcox (14-6) vs. Daniel Straus (22-5)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Fernando Gonzalez (21-12) vs. Karo Parisyan (24-10-1)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Rafael Silva (21-4) vs. Rob Emerson (10-16-1)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Christian M’Pumbu (18-6-1) vs. Kendall Grove (19-14-1)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Shawn Bunch (2-1) vs. David Duran (2-2)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Nick Moghaddam (6-7) vs. Ray Sloan (7-0)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Sergio Rios (8-0) vs. Saad Awad (15-6)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Malik Merad (19-11) vs. Thierry Sokoudjou (15-12)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Keith Berry (15-13) vs. Joe Pacheco (7-2)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Johnny Cisneros (8-3) vs. Ricky Rainey (8-3)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Justin Baesman (14-5) vs. Johnny Mercurio (6-6)
About Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA is a leading Mixed Martial Arts organization featuring many of the best fighters in the world. Under the direction of veteran fight promoter Scott Coker, Bellator is available to nearly 500 million homes worldwide in over 140 countries. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. 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. Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom, home to the world’s premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms.
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