Lenny Wheeler out, Matt Bessette will now meet Khama Worthy at CES MMA 29

Matt Bessette once again has a new opponent for CES MMA 29 as Lenny Wheeler is out and stepping up to meet Bessette next month in Rhode Island will be Khama Worthy.

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Raffaele Mortillaro – The MMA Report

The new fight booking was announced by CES MMA today.

CES MMA 29 will come from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island on June 12 and will be headlined by Chuck O’Neil defending the CES MMA welterweight title against Dominique Steele.

Worthy (7-3) is coming off a defeat in Feburary and the defeat snapped a six fight winning streak. Five of his seven wins have come by TKO/KO and this will be his CES MMA debut. Bessette (14-6) is coming off a win against Josh LaVerge at Bellator 134 in February and his contract expired with Bellator after that fight. He has won six of his last eight fights and four of those wins came in Bellator.

The current CES MMA 29: O’Neil vs. Steele fight card is below.

Chuck O’Neil (15-6) vs. Dominique Steele (12-5)
Matt Bessette (14-6) vs. Khama Worthy (7-3)
Tyler King (9-2) vs. Greg Rebello (17-6)
Eric Spicely (6-0) vs. Harley Beekman (7-2)
Dinis Paiva (6-5) vs. Chino Duran (8-8)
Pete Rogers (2-1) vs Evan Parker (4-3)
Joe Pingitore (4-1-1) vs James Grant Murrin (3-2)
Randy Costa (0-0) vs Devin Pilkington (0-2)
Jesse Guttierez (1-0) vs Kody Nordby (3-3)
Nate Andrews (6-1) vs. Jason Bakanowski (3-1)
Abe Pitrowski (6-2) vs. Michael Rodriguez (2-0)