The second and final installment of Bellator’s 2013 Summer Series is complete. Bellator 97 will have two title fights and the conclusion of two tournaments on the main card.
Lightweight champion Michael Chandler defends against David Rickels and welterweight champion Ben Askren meets Andrey Koreschkov.
The light heavyweight tournament final has Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Jacob Noe and the heavyweights has Ryan Martinez vs. Vitaly Minakov.
Bellator 97 is July 31 from the Santa Ana Center in Albuquerque, NM. Spike TV airs the main card at 9 p.m. ET.
Below is the card.
MAIN CARD (Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET)
Michael Chandler vs. David Rickels for the lightweight championship
Ben Askren vs. Andrey Koreshkov for the welterweight championship
Muhammed Lawal vs. Jacob Noe in the light heavyweight tournament finals
Ryan Martinez vs. Vitaly Minakov in the heavyweight tournament finals
Rob Emerson vs. Patricio Freire
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com at 6 p.m. ET)
Will Brooks vs. Cris Leyva
Rodrigo Lima vs. Rafael Silva in a bantamweight tournament semifinal
Frank Baca vs. Anthony Leone in a bantamweight tournament semifinal
Mike Barreras vs. Bubba Jenkins
Richard Jacques vs. Javier Palacios
Keith Berry vs. Jeremy Kimball
Felipe Chavez vs. Adrian Cruz
Shawn Bunch vs. Steve Garcia
Donald Sanchez vs. Cliff Wright