The MMA Report

John McCarthy assigned as referee for Phil Davis vs. King Mo at Bellator 154

The main event of Saturday’s Bellator 154 will be a light heavyweight bout as Phil Davis meets Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in a title eliminator fight and John McCarthy will the third man in the cage.

California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster confirmed to The MMA Report on Tuesday that McCarthy will be the referee for the main event. Along with assigning McCarthy as the referee, Foster has assigned Michael Bell, Marcos Rosales and Derek Cleary to be the judges for the fight.

Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo will come from the SAP Center in San Jose, California on Saturday night and the current fight card lineup is below.

Main Card: (Spike – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Phil Davis (15-3, 1 NC) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (19-4, 1 NC)
Sergei Kharitonov (23-5) vs. Josh Appelt (12-5)
Adam Piccolotti (7-0) vs. Ray Wood (7-1)
Evangelista Santos (21-16) vs. Saad Awad (18-7)
Andre Fialho (6-0) vs. Rick Reger (7-1)

Preliminary Card: ( – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT)
Joshua Hardwick (0-0) vs. Jorge Acosta (1-1)
Victor Jones (0-1) vs. Anthony Taylor (0-1)
Danasabe Mohammed (3-0) vs. Martin Sano (4-1)
Josh Paiva (7-1) vs. Steven Gruber (5-1)
Sam Spengler (8-5) vs. Doyle Childs (2-1)
Josh San Diego (6-1) vs. Jeremiah Labiano (9-4)
Alvin Cacdac (16-12) vs. Darren Uyenoyama (10-5)
Thomas Diagne (5-5-1) vs. Mark Dickman (10-2)
Stephanie Frausto (5-5) vs. Jamielene Nievara (3-1)
Andres Alcantar (3-0) vs. Nick Pica (5-0)
James Chapman (0-0) vs. Sean Tucker (0-0)