Bellator 124: Ryan Couture to Fight Tom Bagnasco After John Shulz Withdraws
By FCF Staff
Ryan Couture has received a new opponent for Bellator 124, shortly before he’s set to weigh in for Friday’s card, as Tom Bagnasco is replacing John Shulz.
According to a press release sent out from the organization, Shulz has been forced to withdraw due to health issues.
Bagnasco (3-2) will be looking to rebound from a TKO loss he suffered at Triple X Cagefighting event in June, which ended a three fight win streak.
Couture (8-3), meanwhile, has won two straight since he was decisioned by Al Iaquinta at UFC 164 last year.
Here is the updated line-up for Bellator 124, which will be hosted by the Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.
Light Heavyweight Title Fight: Emanuel Newton (23-7) vs. Joey Beltran (15-10)
Light Heavyweight Tournament Final: Kelly Anundson (9-2) vs. Liam McGeary (8-0)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Zeilton Rodrigues (12-3) vs. L.C. Davis (20-6)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Tom Bagnasco (3-2) vs. Ryan Couture (7-3)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Justin Jaynes (3-2) vs. Reuben Baraiac (5-1)
Flyweight Feature Fight: Cortez Phelia (0-1) vs. Eric Ramirez (1-0)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Ben Reiter (14-0-1) vs. Shamir Garcia (5-0)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Tony Hervey (16-17) vs. Jason Fischer (6-3)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Adrian Henderson (5-0) vs. Leroy Johnson (2-0)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Mike Hernandez (6-2) vs. Thomas Vasquez (7-1)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Sabah Homasi (7-4) vs. Eric Moon (14-12-1)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Mike Hamida (3-0) vs. Adrian Hadribeaj (debut)