Middleweight and Featherweight Semifinals Set for March 7th Bellator
Bellator has announced that the semifinals of the promotion’s ongoing middleweight and featherweight tournaments will go down, March 7th, at the Pechanga Resort in Temecula, California.
At middleweight, Sultan Aliev will take on Doug “Rhino” Marshall and Dan Cramer will face Brett Cooper.
“Winning the tournament will validate me – again – and put me where I need to be, back at the top of the food chain, with a target on my back,” Marshall said in a press release from the promotion. “Ain’t no more hunting – the game’s going to come to me. It’s going to be huge.”
In the featherweight semis, Alexandre Bezerra will battle Mike Richman and Frodo Khasbulaev will meet Marlon Sandro.
“I am so fortunate to have the chance to fight in the toughest tournament in the world,” Sandro said. “This is my opportunity to show the world what I can do and I am ready to finish at the top.”
The March 7th card will be broadcast live on SPIKE TV.
Middleweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Sultan Aliev vs. Doug “Rhino” Marshall
Middleweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Dan Cramer vs. Brett Cooper
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Alexandre “Popo” Bezerra vs. Mike Richman
Featherweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Frodo Khasbulaev vs. Marlon Sandro
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Rocky Ramierz vs. Brandon Halsey
Featherweight Feature Fight: Shad Smith vs. Aaron Miller
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Maurice Jackson vs. Manny Lara
Middleweight Feature Fight: Willie Parks vs. Keith Berry
Welterweight Feature Fight: Sabah Homasi vs. Ricky Legere
Featherweight Feature Fight: Eric Uresk vs. Cleber Luciano