Bellator 96 Fight Card

The 2013 Bellator Summer Series will begin in two weeks as Bellator 96 comes from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma.Bellator New Logo #2

The fight card was scheduled to be headlined by Michael Chandler defending the Bellator lightweight title against Dave Jansen. However, the fight was removed from the card yesterday when Jansen pulled out of the fight with an injury.

With the title fight off the card, the main card on Spike TV will have five fights with four of the fights being in the light heavyweight or heavyweight tournaments.

The current Bellator 97 card is below and stay tune to for updates on the upcoming Bellator 2013 Summer Series.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 7 p.m. ET)
Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (9-2. 1NC) vs. Seth Petruzelli (14-7) *
Renato “Babalu” Sobral (37-10) vs. Jacob Noe (11-2) *
Vitaly Minakov (10-0) vs. Ron Sparks (8-1) **
War Machine (12-4) vs. Blas Avena (8-6)
Vinicius “Spartan” Queiroz (6-3) vs. Rich Hale (21-5) **

Preliminary Card: ( – 4:30 p.m. ET)
Jermiah O’Neil (12-21) vs. Raphael Butler (5-0)
Joe Yager (5-1) vs. Volkan Oezdemir (9-0)
Brandon Halsey (3-0) vs. Mike Brown (3-1)
Justin McNally (1-1) vs. Steven Artoff (5-1)
Keith Miner (5-4) vs. Damon Jackson (4-0)
Mike Maldonado (4-0) vs. TBA
Brandon Girtz (8-2) vs. Derek Campos (9-3)
Keith Berry (14-10) vs. Cortez Coleman (9-3)

* – Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal
** – Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal