Eventually, the main event for Bellator 61 was finalized, as Maiquel Falcao made weight for his middleweight tournament bout with Norman Paraisy. The fight became the main event after Eric Prindle-Thiago Santos was postponed to next week.
The three other middleweight tournament fights will be featured on the MTV2-televised card, which takes place from the Orleans Room at Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Along with Falcao-Paraisy, Vyacheslav and Victor O’Donnell, Giva Santana-Bruno Santos, and Brian Rogers-Vitor Vianna will battle to advance in the tournament.
Main Card (MTV2)
Maiquel Falcao (186) vs. Norman Paraisy (186) – middleweight-tourney opening round
Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (185.6) vs. Victor O’Donnell (186) – middleweight-tourney opening round
Giva Santana (186) vs. Bruno Santos (185.2) – middleweight-tourney opening round
Brian Rogers (186) vs. Vitor Vianna (185.6) – middleweight-tourney opening round
Preliminary Card (Spike.com)
Brent Taylor (165.2) vs. Josh Quayhagen (164.6)
Derrick Krantz (170.4) vs. Eric Scallan (170.4)
Jeremy Myers (141) vs. Jason Sampson (134.6)
Trey Houston (185) vs. Jeremiah Riggs (185.8)