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Bellator returns this Friday

Bellator 60 this Friday night marks the start of the promotion’s sixth season, and boasts a pretty decent card headlined by a Featherweight title fight between champion Joe Warren and soon-to-be champion Pat Curran.  If you’ll recall, Warren competed in last season’s Bantamweight tournament (since Bellator champs have plenty of free time) and was epically KTFO’d by Alexis Vila in the first round of the quarterfinals.  Pat Curran won the right to challenge for the title by winning last season’s featherweight tournament, defeating the likes of Luis Palomino (via awesome Peruvian necktie), Ronnie Mann, and Marlon Sandro in the finals “>via head kick KO.  All 2 of us Jackals that dig Bellator will surely be watching.

The rest of the main card features fights from the opening round of the Season 6 Featherweight Tournament.

Marlon Sandro   vs.   Roberto Vargas
20-3 (11 finishes)         12-1 (7 finishes) 

Alexandre ‘Popo’ Bezerra  vs.  Genair da Silva
   12-1 (11 finishes)                          11-4 (8 finishes)

Daniel Straus   vs.   Jeremy Spoon
17-4 (7 finishes)            12-0  (9 finishes)

Ronnie Mann   vs.   Mike Corey *
21-4 (14 finishes)         11-2-1 (7 finishes)
 
*Corey is replacing an injured Wagnney Fabiano

The prelims will air on Spike.com, and will feature such dynamic and exciting UFC veterans as Sean McCorkle, Shamar Bailey, and Travis Wiuff.  Hey, it’s free. 


  • CAP

    Not a bad card.

    Is Joe Warren going to turn into the american aoki and cry after every loss? We may find out. I don’t think his ego will take two losses in a row very well.

    Is this on SpikeTV now or still MTV?

  • Grappo

    It’s on MTV2 and EPIX until the SPIKE/UFC deal runs out at the end of 2012

  • frickshun

    Count me in you Pacific Rim motherfucker!!

  • Grappo

    so that’s 3 :D

    think we can get enough of us together to warrant a live chat?

  • CAP

    Can I dvr the chat too?

  • Reverend Clint

    I think I’m gonna miss this one… busy doing something entertaining and HD

  • iamphoenix

    to be honest, the last mma thing i watched was bronk leznr and galaxair

    i think.

  • Grappo

    holy shit

  • fightlinker

    There’ll be a chat goin down for the TUF premiere at the same time, so i’m sure there’ll be some peeps

  • Grappo

    fuck. didn’t realize they’d be going head to head.  well at least it’ll only be for this week, if they keep to the 8 pm time slot

  • frickshun

    DAMMIT!! Forgot this was bumped to Fridays……..plus, I didn’t really read Grappo’s lil thingy. I might actually have a date w/my wife this Friday :(

    I’ll miss you guys!!

  • agentsmith

    I’ll be watching this on Saturday night instead, since that’s apparently when it airs in Canuckistan.

  • Grappo

    that sucks.  when i read that i was hoping it just got bumped for some bigger event, but no, looks like a day late is the permanent schedule for Bellator in America’s Hat.

  • glassjawsh

    I’m in my office at the library, and their are grown ass adults literally barking outside my window. fuckin indiana….

  • frickshun

    ^^Jawsh’s “office” is also known as……the periodical section.

  • Blackula Jonez

    I will be dvr’ing both.

     

    Can’t wait to see Joe Warren get blown out of the water again.

  • DJ ThunderElbows

    It really is satisfying isn’t it?  It’s the only time I watch Bellator.

  • CAP

    Always entertaining to see the self proclaimed “Baddest man on the planet” get starched.

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