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Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014

Bellator 116: Brandon Halsey-Joe Pacheco Bout Moved Into Middleweight Tourney

Joe Pacheco (right) punching Brennan Ward (photo via Bellator)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has announced that this Friday’s reserve bout between Brandon Halsey and Joe Pacheco has been changed to a middleweight semifinal match-up.

The move comes not long after Jeremy Kimball failed to make weight for his semifinal bout with Dan Cramer last week.

Bellator 116 will be hosted by the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, and will feature a heavyweight semifinal between Lavar Johnson and Blagoi Ivanov in the main event.

Here is the updated line-up for Friday’s event. The main card will be broadcast on SPIKE.


Bellator Heavyweight Semifinal: Blagoi Ivanov (10-0) vs. Lavar Johnson (18-8)

Bellator Welterweight Semifinal: Nathan Coy (14-4) vs. Adam McDonough (10-0)

Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Joey Beltran (14-10) vs. Vladimir Matyushenko (27-7)

Bellator Heavyweight Semifinal: Mighty Mo (6-2) vs. Alexander Volkov (19-4)


Bellator Middleweight Semifinal: Joe Pacheco (7-1) vs. Brandon Halsey (5-0)

Middleweight Feature Fight: Dave Vitkay (13-12-1) vs. Keith Berry (15-12)

Lightweight Feature Fight: Josh Smith (9-6) vs. Poppies Martinez (28-9)

Featherweight Feature Fight: Brandon Bender (11-1) vs. Mario Navarro (4-3)

Bantamweight Feature Fight: Joe Taimanglo (19-5-1) vs. Rob Emerson (15-10)

Welterweight Feature Fight: Ron Keslar (11-5) vs. Karo Parisyan (22-10)

Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Carlos Eduardo (11-2) vs. Rodney Wallace (19-8)

Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Philipe Lins (7-1) vs. Travis Clark (7-2)

Welterweight Feature Fight: Ricky Rainey (6-2) vs. Andy Murad (6-1)



posted by FCF Staff @ 11:03 am
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