Updated CES MMA 29: O’Neil vs. Steele fight card lineup; Manley vs. MacGrath scratched from event

CES MMA 29 will take place on Friday night at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island and the updated fight card lineup has been announced by the promotion.

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Pete DiLorenzo – The MMA Report

The finalized fight card lineup was sent to The MMA Report today and the welterweight bout between Jon Manley and Matt MacGrath is no longer on the fight card due to Manley being injured in training.

The main card will begin at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on AXS TV and will be headlined by a title fight as Chuck O’Neil makes his second welterweight title defense as he is challenged by Strikeforce/Bellator veteran Dominique Steele.

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

Main Card: (AXS TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Chuck O’Neil (15-6) vs. Dominique Steele (12-5)
Matt Bessette (14-6) vs. Khama Worthy (7-3)
Eric Spicely (6-0) vs. Harley Beekman (7-2)
Dinis Paiva (6-5) vs. Bruno Marques (7-5-1)
Tyler King (9-2) vs. Greg Rebello (17-6)
Nate Andrews (6-1) vs. Jay Bakanowski (3-1)
Joe Pingitore (4-1-1) vs James Grant Murrin (3-2)

Preliminary Card: (Unaired)
Pete Rogers (2-1) vs Evan Parker (4-3)
Abe Pitrowski (6-2) vs. Mike Rodriguez (2-0)
Wayne Ahlquist (1-1) vs. Toby Oden (1-1)
Jesse Guttierez (1-0) vs Kody Nordby (3-3)
Devin Pilkington (0-2) vs. Ricardo Scalissi (0-1)