Bellator Fighting Championships continues its 12 week nationwide world championship series with its final event taking place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 19, 2009. The Hollywood event will determine the Bellator Lightweight (155 lbs.) and Middleweight (185 lbs.) World Champions.
Toby Imada will face one of MMA's elite Lightweight fighters, Eddie Alvarez, in the Bellator Lightweight World Championship bout. Imada pulled off the unquestioned Submission of the Year with a triangle choke to a standing Jorge Masvidal in Bellator V during round 3. Alvarez, on the other hand, methodically dominated Eric Reynolds for 3 rounds before delivering a rear-naked choke to win via submission.
The Bellator Middleweight World Championship fight will be between Hector Lombard vs. Damien Stelly, and Jared Hess .
All the action will happen live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, June 19, 2009 and air exclusively on ESPN Deportes on Saturday June 20, 2009.
155 lbs - Eddie Alvarez (17-2) vs. Toby Imada (22-12)
185 lbs - Hector Lombard (20-2-1) vs. Jared Hess (8-0-1)
155 lbs - Jorge Masvidal (17-4) vs. Eric Reynolds (10-2)
145 lbs - Sami Aziz (4-0-1) vs. Fabio Mello (5-6)
170 lbs - Josh Martin (6-2-1) vs. Sergio Morais (3-0)
120 lbs - Valerie Coolbaugh (1-1) vs. Rosie Sexton (9-1)
140 lbs - Jennifer Kloptsoff (pro debut) vs. Stephanie Guimaraes (0-1)
155 lbs - Troy Gerhart (5-0) vs. Luis Palomino(10-5)
140 lbs - Jennifer Kloptsoff (Pro Debut) vs. stephanie Guimaraes (0-1)
MMA4Real member "Felix" will be attending the event since it's taking place in Florida. He'll be providing updates from the show via Twitter, and you can follow him here.