Friday night’s Bellator 135: Warren vs. Galvao event from the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma is the focus of this week’s MMA Vivisection.
Freshly crowned bantamweight champion Joe Warren puts the belt on the line in a rematch against heavy-handed brawler Marcos Galvao in the show’s centerpiece while respected Dream and K-1 Hero’s veteran Hideo Tokoro makes his Bellator debut against L.C. Davis in the co-main. Former UFC middleweight Francis Carmont also makes his promotional debut in a light-heavyweight bout with Brazilian prospect Guilherme Viana and lightweights Ryan Couture and Dakota Cochrane kick off the four-fight Spike TV card.
After a short discussion on the momentum that Bellator has seemingly lost since Scott Coker took over, analysis, predictions and betting odds are provided for all the main card fights.
Bellator 135 (Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET)
Joe Warren vs. Marcos Galvao
Francis Carmont vs. Guilherme Viana
Dakota Cochrane vs. Ryan Couture
L.C. Davis vs. Hideo Tokoro
Preliminary Card (streaming live on Bloody Elbow at approx. 6:30 p.m. ET)
Rashad Coulter vs. Jeremiah O’Neal
Sean Holden vs. Tim Roman
Neal Ewing vs. Logan Nail
Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Alejandro Villalobos
Stephen Banaszak vs. Brad Mitchell
Klayton Mai vs. Xavier Siller
J.P. Cole vs. George Pacurariu
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