Bellator 150: Marcos Galvao Out, Cheick Kongo vs. Vinicius Queiroz New Headliner
By FCF Staff
Bellator 150 has been dealt a massive blow, one day out from the event, as the promotion has announced that bantamweight champ Marcos Galvao has been pulled from the card.
In a press release sent out by the promotion, Bellator confirmed that Galvao has been ill the past week and that physicians have ruled he should not compete. Galvao was scheduled to fight former champ Eduardo Dantas in the main event. The latter KO’d Galvao in their first meeting back in 2013.
Bellator has announced that the heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo and Vinicius Queiroz will be the new main event.
Friday’s card will take place in Mulvane, Kanas. The main card will be broadcast on Spike.
Bellator MMA Heavyweight Main Event: Cheick Kongo (23-10-2) vs. Vinicius Queiroz (8-3)
Bellator MMA Lightweight Co-Main Event: Dave Rickels (16-4, 1 NC) vs. Bobby Cooper (12-5)
Bellator MMA Middleweight Feature Bout: Kendall Grove (22-15) vs. Francisco France (13-3-1)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Bout: Gaston Reyno (5-0) vs. Chuka Willis (6-2)
Bellator MMA Flyweight Feature Bout: Lena Ovchynnikova (10-3) vs. Rebecca Ruth (5-1)
Bellator MMA Heavyweight Feature Bout: David Hammons (1-1) vs. Kyle Noblitt (1-0)
Bellator MMA Middleweight Feature Bout: Brandon Farran (12-10) vs. Gregory Babene (16-11)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Bout: Manny Meraz (7-1) vs. Andre Fialho (5-0)
Bellator MMA Middleweight Feature Bout: Chris Harris (4-0) vs. Julian Marquez (2-0)
Bellator MMA Lightweight Feature Bout: Marcio Navarro (14-11) vs. Henry Lindsay (4-5)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Bout: Thai Clark (5-0) vs. Deron Carlis (4-1)
Bellator MMA Lightweight Feature Bout: Jason Witt (7-2) vs. Jonathan Gary (11-6)