The fight card for Bellator 91 is now complete, promotion officials announced Monday.

The event takes place at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., and is headlined by a light heavyweight title matchup between Christian M’Pumbu and Attila Vegh. As previously reported, a pair of lightweight tournament semifinal bouts will also occupy the main card, as Will Brooks locks horns with Saad Awad, while David Rickels squares off with Jason Fischer.

Also official for the main card, which airs live on Spike TV, is a 135-pound clash between six-time Bellator veteran Ed West and Santa Fe, N.M., native Josh Montoya. The evening’s six-bout undercard will stream live on Spike.com and features the MMA return of world champion boxer Holly Holm, who takes on Katie Merrill at bantamweight.

West last appeared in the Bellator cage in April 2012, dropping a unanimous decision to Marcos Galvao at Bellator 65. The Apex MMA representative has lost three of his last five bouts, including a five-round defeat to then-bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky at Bellator 32.

Montoya has competed primarily for the King of the Cage promotion during a 17-fight pro career. The 23-year-old carries a two-fight winning streak into his meeting with West, most recently earning a second-round stoppage of Frank Morris in August.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Three bouts added to UFC 210 lineup

  • 29 days ago
  • 1 views

The fight card for UFC 210 is continuing to take shape, with three bouts added to the Apr. 8 event at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on Friday. read news >>

Carmouche out, Gina Mazany meets McMann at UFC Fight Night 105, Quinones-Volkanovski added

  • 21 days ago
  • 9 views

The lineup for the UFC’s return to Nova Scotia, Canada, later this month has taken on some late changes. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Two Feature Fights Added to Bellator 174 Main Card | MMAWeekly.com

  • 21 days ago
  • 8 views

Two new bouts have been added to the Bellator 174: Corenen vs. Budd main card set for March 3 at WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Okla. read news >>

Nathan Coy vs. Zak Cummings added to UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

  • 7 days ago
  • 6 views

The lineup for the UFC’s April return to network television has a new bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Sean Strickland vs. Kamaru Usman added to UFC 210 in Buffalo

  • 10 days ago
  • 3 views

April’s UFC 210 lineup has a new matchup featuring rising welterweight contenders.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Josh Koscheck vs. Mauricio Alonso added to Bellator 172 main card with Piccolotti-Primus canceled

  • 24 days ago
  • 6 views

Next month’s Bellator 172 card has lost a fight but gained two more, including the long-delayed promotional debut of former UFC title challenger Josh Koscheck.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Ian Entwistle vs. Brett Johns joins London's UFC Fight Night 107 lineup

  • 22 days ago
  • 4 views

An all-Britain bantamweight bout has been added to next month’s UFC Fight Night 107 lineup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Andrey Koreshkov vs. Fernando Gonzalez among Bellator 174 additions

  • 21 days ago
  • 8 views

Next month’s Bellator 174 fight card has a slew of new additions, including a pair of main-card bouts.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Josh Thomson Faces Patricky 'Pitbull' in Bellator 172 Co-Main Event | MMAWeekly.com

  • 24 days ago
  • 7 views

A lightweight feature bout pitting Josh Thomson (22-8, 1 NC) against Patricky "Pitbull" (16-8) will serve as the co-main event of Bellator 172. read news >>

Josh Koscheck Returns at Bellator 172 Against Mauricio Alonso | MMAWeekly.com

  • 24 days ago
  • 9 views

A welterweight bout pitting Josh Koscheck (17-10) against Mauricio Alonso(12-7, 1 NC) has been added to the main card of Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione. read news >>