Bellator 97 Video Preview: Chandler-Rickels, Askren-Koreshkov, Lawal-Noe

Bellator 97 takes place tomorrow night from the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico and Spike TV has released a preview video of the fight card. The video below previews the two title fights and the war of words between Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Jacob Noe will will meet in the light heavyweight tournament final.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Michael Chandler (11-0) vs. David Rickels (14-1) – LW Title
Ben Askren (11-0) vs. Andrey Koreschkov (13-0) – WW Title
Muhammed Lawal (10-2, 1NC) vs. Jacob Noe (12-2) – LHW Tourney Final
Ryan Martinez (10-2) vs. Vitaly Minakov (11-0) – HW Tourney Final
Patricio Pitbull (17-2) vs. Jared Downing (9-2)

Preliminary Card: ( – 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT)
Cris Leyva (9-5) vs. Will Brooks (9-1)
Rafael Silva (19-3) vs. Rodrigo Lima (11-1) – BW Tourney Semifinal
Anthony Leone (12-5) vs. Frank Baca (16-2) – BW Tourney Semifinal
Mike Barreras (5-6) vs. Bubba Jenkins (3-0)
Javier Palacios (1-0) vs. Richard Jacques (1-0)
Jeremy Kimball (9-3) vs. Keith Berry (15-10)
Adrian Cruz (4-0) vs. Felipe Chavez (5-3)
Cliff Wright (7-3) vs. Donald Sanchez (28-13)
Russell Wilson (1-2) vs. Shawn Bunch (1-0)