Bellator 125: Brian Rogers to Fight Brett Cooper After James Irvin Withdraws
By FCF Staff
Bellator has announced a change for its September 19th card in Fresno, California, as Brett Cooper has been tapped to fight Brian Rogers, in the wake of James Irvin’s withdrawal.
The latter has reportedly suffered a leg injury and can no longer compete.
Cooper (20-10) will be looking to rebound from a submission loss to Brandon Halsey in July, while Rogers (11-6) is coming off a KO win over Adrian Miles in May.
Here is the updated line-up for Bellator 125, which will be hosted by the Save Mart Center.
Middleweight Feature Fight: Doug Marshall (18-7) vs. Melvin Manhoef (28-11-1)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Brett Cooper (20-10) vs. Brian Rogers (11-6)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Martin Stapleton (13-3) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (17-2)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Javy Ayala (7-3) vs. Raphael Butler (8-0-1)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Ron Keslar (11-6) vs. Jesse Juarez (21-9)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Aaron Wilkinson (11-6) vs. Chris Honeycutt (4-0)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Julio Cesar Neves (29-0) vs. Poppies Martinez (29-10)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Granson Clark (2-1) vs. George Zuniga (2-0)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (2-0) vs. Sergio Cortez (9-8)
Flyweight Feature Fight: Oscar Ramirez (3-1) vs. Matt Ramirez (debut)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Joe Neal (3-0) vs. Paul Ruiz (5-1)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Rafael Carvalho (9-1) vs. Anthony Ruiz (33-18)