MENU
#Bellator 179 #UFC 211 #Conor McGregor #Rory MacDonald #Paul Daley #Nate Diaz #Hayder Hassan #Dhiego Lima #Joanna Jedrzejczyk #Diaz vs. McGregor 2 #Jon Jones #Demian Maia #Stipe Miocic #Jessica Andrade #Junior dos Santos



Alexander Sarnavskiy has a fractured hand and will not be able to continue in Bellator’s Season 8 lightweight tournament. Instead, Jason Fischer will take his spot in the 155-pound semifinals and face David Rickels at Bellator 91.

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced the news of Sarnavskiy’s injury via Twitter on Monday evening. Bellator 91 takes place on Feb. 28 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., and is headlined by a light heavyweight title clash between Christian M’Pumbu and Attila Vegh. The event also includes the other half of the lightweight tournament semis, as Will Brooks squares off with Saad Awad. The main card airs on Spike, while the prelims stream on Spike.com.

Fisher will look to avenge the only loss of his professional career against Rickels, who won a unanimous verdict against the Mash Fight Team product at Bellator 82 in November. “The Finisher” last competed at Bellator 87, tapping Sevak Magakian with a rear-naked choke in round one. All six of Fisher’s victories have come by knockout or submission.

Rickels advanced to the Round of 4 in the lightweight bracket by taking an entertaining unanimous decision triumph against Lloyd Woodard at Bellator 87. “The Caveman” is 6-1 in the Chicago-based promotion, with his only loss coming to Karl Amoussou last May.

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

Related News

With dad by his side, Bellator 178 winner A.J. McKee is getting serious about MMA career

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

UNCASSVILLE, Conn. — Bellator up-and-comer A.J. McKee is grateful for the lessons from his dad about how to thrive in and out of the cage.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Former UFC strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau signs with Bellator

  • 27 days ago
  • 7 views

The Bellator roster continues to bloom with the signing of former UFC title challenger Valerie Letourneau.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

Ilima Macfarlane open to fight with Valerie Letourneau for inaugural Bellator women's flyweight title

  • 27 days ago
  • 7 views

Ilima Macfarlane is determined to be part of the inaugural Bellator women's flyweight championship fight. She doesn't know when the belt will be introduced or who her opponent would be, but said she' read news >>

Bellator Inks UFC Vet Valerie Letourneau | MMAWeekly.com

  • 27 days ago
  • 8 views

Valerie Letourneau has become the latest UFC veteran to ink a deal with Bellator MMA. read news >>

Phil Davis replaces 'King Mo' Lawal, will defend title vs. Ryan Bader at Bellator 180

  • 27 days ago
  • 14 views

A fourth championship fight will unfold when Bellator makes its debut in New York City on June 24 as Phil Davis will defend his light heavyweight championship against Ryan Bader.Filed under: Bellator read news >>

Phil Davis in for King Mo Lawal, Puts Title Up in Bellator 180 Headliner | MMAWeekly.com

  • 27 days ago
  • 6 views

Following an injury to Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal, light heavyweight champion Phil Davis will step in and put his belt on the line at Bellator 180. read news >>

Super Prospect Aaron Pico on Bellator Debut and Working with Freddie Roach

  • 27 days ago
  • 23 views

0-0. In certain contexts, it's a pretty auspicious pro MMA record. One of those contexts occurs when you see the 0-0 on a pay-per-view card. There aren't many modern fighters this side of CM Punk who read news >>

Aaron Pico vs. Zach Freeman confirmed for 'Bellator NYC,' prelims added to Bellator 180

  • 26 days ago
  • 6 views

Bellator MMA today confirmed the main card for its second pay-per-view event while confirming additional bouts for its Spike-televised lead-in, Bellator 180. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Bellator Firms Up New Bouts for New York Fight Cards | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

The biggest night in Bellator history continues to grow, as the fight promotion on Tuesday firmed up addition bouts for Bellator NYC and Bellator 180. read news >>

Patricky Pitbull And Derek Campos Rematch Headlines Bellator 181 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

Bellator MMA is returning to Oklahoma with a main event pitting Patricky “Pitbull” Freire against Derek Campos. read news >>