MMAmania's Brian Hemminger offers a complete preview and prediction for Thursday night's Bellator 95 main card featuring a featherweight title fight and two season eight tournament finals in the featherweight and middleweight divisions.
Bellator season seven featherweight tournament champion Shahbulat Shamhalaev will be stepping up to fight champion Pat Curran just six weeks after winning the shot at the belt as he replaces an injured Daniel Straus, who's out with a broken hand.
Michael Bisping faces a potential six-month layoff, Bellator rumbles through a wild night, and the Diaz brothers' punctuality is once more called into question by UFC President Dana White on today's edition of the Morning Report.
MMAmania.com has a complete recap of last night's Bellator 90 event which saw Shahbulat Shamhalaev earn a tremendous second round knockout over Rad Martinez and Emanuel Newton pull off 2013's upset of the year candidate by knocking out King Mo.
In one of the most shocking upsets in Bellator history, Emanuel Newton knocked out Mo Lawal in the first round of their semifinal bout while Shahbulat Shamhalaev won the season 7 featherweight tournament.
'King' Mo Lawal returns to the Bellator cage this evening along with a featherweight main event between Rad Martinez and Shahbulat Shamhalaev. Can Lawal continue his winning ways? Will Martinez earn the opportunity he's been looking for?
MMAmania.com will deliver the latest Bellator 90 results updates tonight (Feb. 21, 2013) with LIVE blog coverage of "Martinez vs Shamhalaev," as well as an online live video stream of Spike TV's event from the Maverik Center in Utah.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger speaks with Bellator season seven featherweight finalist Rad Martinez about his upcoming fight against Shahbulat Shamhalaev, having the fight delayed for two months, and the benefits of fighting near his hometown
At Bellator 90 this Thursday, Rad Martinez takes on Shahbulat Shamhalaev for the season 7 Featherweight tournament title. And for Martinez, this fight carries a heavy emotional weight. Get his inspiring story here at Bloody Elbow.