Bellator 113: Terry Etim Withdraws From Lightweight Tourney
By FCF Staff
Bellator’s upcoming lightweight tourney will not feature Terry Etim as scheduled, as the UFC veteran has incurred an ACL injury and will no longer compete in the competition. Stepping in for Etim will be former “Fight Master” competitor Tim Welch, who will battle Derek Campos in the quarterfinals, which get under way this Friday in Mulvane, Kansas.
Welch (10-4) is coming off a submission win over Eric Regan, after being tapped out by Michail Tsarev at Bellator 74, in September, 2012.
Here is the updated line-up for Bellator 113, which will be hosted by the Kansas Star Arena.
Light Heavyweight World Title: Attila Vegh (29-4) vs. Emanuel Newton (22-7)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: David Rickels (15-2) vs. Patricky Pitbull (11-5)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: Marcin Held (16-3) vs. Rodrigo Cavalheiro (14-2)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: Tim Welch (10-4) vs. Derek Campos (13-3)
Bellator Lightweight Tournament Opening Round: Brandon Girtz (10-3) vs. Derek Anderson (10-0)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Marcio Navarro (9-9) vs. Bobby Cooper (8-4)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Donnie Bell (8-2) vs. Eric Wisely (21-9)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Tory Bogguess (10-7) vs. L.C. Davis (20-6)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Brian Rogers (10-6) vs. Gary Tapusoa (8-2)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Maurice Jackson (2-1) vs. Daniel Gallemore (2-2)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Israel Giron (17-3) vs. Cody Carrillo (4-7)