‘Bellator MMA: Awad vs. Rickel’ Fight Card Finalized

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 14th, 2013


The 11-bout lineup for “Bellator MMA: Awad vs. Rickel” has been confirmed. The event takes place March 28 inside Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.

A pair of tournament finals headline the festivities. Emanuel Newton and Mikhail Zayats meet in the light heavyweight finale, while David Rickels and Saad Awad collide in the lightweight finals.

The victor of each tourney will pocket a $100,000 paycheck and earn a crack at their respective division’s title.

Spike.com will offer a live stream of the night’s prelims. Spike TV broadcasts the main card at 10PM ET/PT.

Here is the show’s official roster:

Preliminary Card:

Julien Williams vs. Kenny Moss

Patrick Cenoble vs. Tony Fryklund

Ivan Devalle vs. Rory Shallcross

Bruno Carvalho vs. Edson Berto

Rob Horton vs. Augusto Sakai

Jessica Aguilar vs. Patricia Vidonic

Felice Herrig vs. Heather Clark

Joe Taimanglo vs. Shah Bobonis

Main Card:

Luis Melo vs. Trey Houston

Emanuel Newton vs. Mikhail Zayats (Light Heavyweight Tournament Finals)

David Rickels vs. Saad Awad (Lightweight Tournament Finals)

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