Lewiston, Maine. (March 20, 2013) — The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator MMA will take place Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. EST at the Baxter Lounge at Androscoggin Colisee, located at 190 Birch St. Lewiston, ME 04240. Bellator MMA will take place from The Androscoggin Bank Colisee on Thursday, March 21st with the first fight taking place at 8 p.m. EST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will begin at 10 p.m. EST and will air LIVE on Spike TV.
All participants from Thursday night’s event will be on hand, including MMA veteran and Maine native Marcus Davis and the Bellator debut of Kickboxing World Champion, Michael Page.
Eric Prindle vs. Brett Rogers was originally scheduled to appear on the card, but Prindle was removed from the event after suffering an injury that forced the heavyweight off the card.
The event will be emceed by Bellator cage announcer Michael C. Williams and Bellator color commentator Jimmy Smith.
As always the weigh-in is open to both the public and media.
Lightweight Tournament Final Fight: Marcin Held vs. Dave Jensen
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Ryan Martinez vs. Travis Wiuff
Welterweight Feature Fight: Waachiim Spiritwolf vs. Marcus Davis
Middleweight Feature Fight: Dave Vitkay vs. Jesse Peterson
Featherweight Feature Fight: Vince Murdock vs. John Raio
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Brent Dillingham vs. Mike Mucitelli
Middleweight Feature Fight: Pierre Pierry vs. Joe Pacheco
Welterweight Feature Fight: Ryan Sanders vs. Michael Page
Middleweight Feature Fight: Jason Butcher vs. Jack Hermansson
Lightweight Feature Fight: Jesse Erickson vs. Jon Lemke
For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bllator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Bellator
About Bellator MMA
Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 107 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, is an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. Bellator MMA is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Newport Beach, California.
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