Unfortunately, a back injured forced Paul Buentello out of Saturday’s Bellator 42 non-title main event against heavyweight champion Cole Konrad. The bout will likely be rescheduled for a later date in 2011.
To take it’s place on the televised card is the debut of Sengoku veteran Ronnie Mann. Join us at BloodyElbow.com for the Bellator Season 4 Light Heavyweight tournament semifinals pairings this Saturday, April 23rd, live on MTV2 at 9 p.m. ET:
Bellator Fighting Championships makes its way to the Lucky Star Casino in Concho, Oklahoma when the promotion arrives for Bellator 42, which will take place Saturday, April 23rd.
The event will host the semifinals round of Bellator’s Light Heavyweight Tournament. The winner of the eight man tournament will earn $100,000 and be declared the first-ever Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion.
Ronnie Mann (18-2) [145.6] -700 vs. Josh Arocho (6-9) [147.4] +475
Christian M’Pumbu (16-3) [201.4] +165 vs. Tim Carpenter (7-0)  -200
Season 4 Welterweight semifinal fight
Luiz Nogueira (10-1) [133.2] -345 vs. Jerod Spoon (5-1) [135.8] +280
Local feature fights:
Chris Bell (190.6) vs. Jared Hess (185.6)
Owen Evinger (144.2) vs. Brandon Shelton (145.8)
Shane Howell (134.2) vs. Mark Oshiro (135.6)
Tracy Willis (226.5) vs. Mark Holata (260.5)
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