Newly minted featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire makes his first title defense againstatop Friday night’s Bellator 132 show from Temecula, California. Division 1 wrestling champion Bubba Jenkins takes on crafty veteran Georgi Karakhyanyan in the co-main event while slug-fests pitting Houston Alexander vs. Virgil Zwicker and Fernando Gonzalez vs. Marius Zaromskis round out the main card.
Detailed analysis and predictions are offered for the aforementioned bouts while watch-worthy contests from the preliminary card are noted in this week’s Vivisection.
Main Card (Spike TV at 9:00 p.m. ET)
Patricio Freire vs. Daniel Straus — Featherweight Championship
Bubba Jenkins vs. Georgi Karakhanyan
Houston Alexander vs. Virgil Zwicker
Fernando Gonzalez vs. Marius Zaromskis
Preliminary Card (Bloody Elbow and Spike.com at 7:00 p.m. ET)
Dustin Jacoby vs. John Salter
Hector Carrillo vs. Everett Cummings
Steve Kozola vs. Jonathan Rivera
Derek Anderson vs. Danny Navarro
Fabricio Guerreiro vs. Nick Piedmont
Fabian Gonzalez vs. Albert Morales
Luc Bondole vs. Chris Herrera
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