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Friday, Apr 10, 2015

Bellator 137: Jesse Juarez vs. Ricky Rainey Among Several New Additions

Jesse Juarez (photo via Bellator.com)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has announced several more bouts for its May 15th card in Temecula, California, including a welterweight scrap between Jesse Juarez and Ricky Rainey.

Suarez (22-9) is coming off a decision win over Ron Keslar in September, after he was decisioned by Adam McDonough last March. The vet is 4-1 in his last 5 fights.

Rainey (10-3), meanwhile, stopped Johnny Cisnero in his last outing, which took place at Bellator 127 in October. Prior to that he was TKO’d by Michael Page. Rainey is 3-2 in his last 5 bouts.

Other fights that have been announced for Bellator 137 include bantamweights Joe Taimanglo (20-6-1) vs. Antonio Duarte (18-5) and featherweight Jordan Parsons (10-1) vs. Julio Cesar Neves Jr. (30-0).

Here is the updated line-up for the card, which will be hosted by the Pechanga Resort and Casino.

Bellator 137

Main Card (9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Middleweight Title Fight: Champ Brandon Halsey (8-0) vs. Kendall Grove (21-14)

Bellator Featured Bantamweight Fight: Eduardo Dantas (16-4) vs. Mike Richman (18-5)

Bellator Featured Light Heavyweight Fight: Virgil Zwicker (13-4-1) vs. Razak Al-Hassan (12-4)

Bellator Featured Welterweight Fight: Fernando Gonzalez (23-13) vs. Curtis Millender (7-1)

Preliminary Card (7 p.m. ET)

Bellator Welterweight Prelim Fight: Jesse Juarez (22-9) vs. Ricky Rainey (10-3)

Bellator Bantamweight Prelim Fight: Joe Taimanglo (20-6-1) vs. Antonio Duarte (18-5)

Bellator Featherweight Prelim Fight: Jordan Parsons (10-1) vs. Julio Cesar Neves Jr. (30-0)

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:32 am
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