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

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 26th, 2013


There might not be any Octagon action going on this weekend, but there will be some scrappin’ inside the circular cage in Florida. “Bellator MMA: Awad vs. Rickel” takes place Thursday inside Sun Dome in Tampa.

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

The winners of their respective tourneys pocket a $100,000 paycheck and next crack at their division’s title.

Spike.com streams the prelims live starting at 8PM ET/5PM PT. Spike TV broadcasts the showcase bouts at 10PM ET/PT.

Here is the show’s official agenda:

Preliminary Card:

(Spike.com 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Julien Williams vs. Kenny Moss

Jessica Aguilar vs. Patricia Vidonic

Rob Horton vs. Augusto Sakai

Joe Taimanglo vs. Shah Bobonis

Bruno Carvalho vs. Edson Berto

Patrick Cenoble vs. Tony Fryklund

Felice Herrig vs. Heather Clark

Ivan Devalle vs. Rory Shallcross

Main Card:

(Spike TV 10PM ET/PT)

Rodrigo Lima vs. Ronnie Mann

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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