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“Fight Master” Finals Between Riggs And Brounzoulis Set For Nov. 2nd

Riggs (photo via Bellator.com)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has announced that the welterweight finals for the promotion’s “Fight Master” program will take place November 2nd, during its “Rampage” vs. Ortiz” event. The fight will be part of the event’s preliminary card, which will be broadcast on SPIKE. The main card will mark Bellator’s first PPV.

Riggs (39-14) and Bronzoulis (15-5-1) were scheduled to fight September 7th, at Bellator 98, but Riggs was unable to compete due to a reported eye injury. The UFC vet Riggs worked his way to the competition’s final under the guidance of Greg Jackson, while Brounzoulis was coached by Randy Couture.

The winner will collect $100,000 and will also gain a spot in Bellator’s next welterweight tournament.

Here is the updated line-up for the November 2nd card, which will take place in Long Beach, California.

Pay-Per-View Main Card

Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: “Rampage” Jackson (32-11) vs. Tito Ortiz (16-11-1)

Lightweight Title Fight: Michael Chandler (12-0) vs. Eddie Alvarez (24-3)

Light Heavyweight Interim Title Fight: King Mo Lawal (11-2) vs. Emanuel Newton (21-7-1)

Featherweight Title Fight: Pat Curran (19-4) vs. Daniel Straus (21-4)

Spike TV Preliminary Fights

Fight Master Welterweight Finals: Joe Riggs (39-14) vs. Mike Bronzoulis (15-5)


posted by FCF Staff @ 1:50 pm
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