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Bellator 113: Etim Out, Welch In For Lightweight Tournament

Bellator 113: Etim Out, Welch In For Lightweight Tournament

Bellator returns to the airwaves this Friday night with Bellator 113 from the Kansas Star Arena.

In the main event, Attila Vegh squares off with Emanuel Newton for the light heavyweight title.

Also, the quarterfinals in the season 10 lightweight tournament will start. However, a last-minute change was made recently by officials, as Terry Etim was forced out.

Replacing Etim and meeting Derek Campos will be Tim Welch. Welch was set to fight on the prelims and was the first alternate for the eight-fighter tournament.

Below is the current lineup. The main card airs on Spike TV.


Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship
Attila Vegh (c) vs. Emanuel Newton (ic)

Bantamweight Lighweight Tournament Opener
David Rickels vs. Patricky Pitbull

Bantamweight Lighweight Tournament Opener
Marcin Held vs. Rodrigo Cavalheiro

Bantamweight Lighweight Tournament Opener
Tim Welch vs. Derek Campos


Bantamweight Lighweight Tournament Opener
Brandon Girtz vs. Derek Anderson

Lightweight: Marcio Navarro vs. Bobby Cooper

Lightweight: Donnie Bell vs. Eric Wisely

Bantamweight: Tory Bogguess vs. L.C. Davis

Middleweight: Brian Rogers vs. Gary Tapusoa

Heavyweight: Maurice Jackson vs. Daniel Gallemore

Featherweight: Israel Giron vs. Cody Carrillo

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