Line-Up Finalized For Bellator 56
Just two days removed from its upcoming card at Kansas City’s Memorial Hall, Bellator has confirmed the remainder of the line-up for the event. The confirmed preliminary bouts will be streamed live on Spike.com, while Saturday’s main card will be broadcast on MTV 2.
Rounding out Saturday’s card will be Bellator veteran Rudy “Bad News” Bears vs. welterweight Marcos Navarro, Jeremy Spoon vs. featherweight Adam Schindler, Dan Spohn vs. lightheavyweight Kelvin Tiller, undefeated lightweight E.J. Brooks versus William De Souza, featherweight Jacob Aiken vs. Jeimeson Saudino, Owen Evinger vs. Aaron Ely, and heavyweight Derrick Ruffin vs. Daniel Gallemore.
The Bellator 56 event will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Ben Askren and recent tourney winner, Jay Hieron.
The card will also feature the semifinals of the promotion’s ongoing heavyweight tournament, as Ron Sparks will face Eric Prindle and Neil “Goliath” Grove will take on Thiago Santos.