Bellator MW Finals Set: Vianna vs. Shlemenko at Bellator 58 Nov. 19
It was an exciting night of fighting as Bellator 54 took to Atlantic City for the Middleweight Semi-Final Round of it’s Tournament. Both Vitor Vienna and Alexander Shlemenko finished their opponents in convincing style to earn their spots in the finals, with the winner earning $100,000 and a shot at the belt, facing current champion Hector Lombard.
It’s been an action-packed Middleweight Tournament for Bellator, and the finals look to continue that tradition: Not only will we get the Vianna-Shlemenko bout, but November 19th is also the date of the Lightweight Championship bout between current belt-holder Eddie Alvarez and undeafeated Season 4 Tournament Champion Michael Chandler. Hector Lombard will make an appearance in the cage as well, facing Trevor Pringley in a non-title catchweight bout.
Bellator 58 will also feature a womens’ MMA bout between Jessica Aguilar and Lisa Ward. As if that weren’t enough (and really, this bout alone is headline-worthy), Marlon Sandro returns to the cage after his spectacular defeat at the Finals of the Bellator Summer Series Featherweight Tournament to face Rafael Dias.
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