The big show is finally here for Bellator, As noted, Reigning lightweight titleholder Eddie Alvarez (25-3 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) and Michael Chandler (12-1 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) was called off for the main event of Bellator 120.
Bellator 9 lightweight tournament winner Will Brooks (13-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) will step in as a replacement to fight Chandler.
Bellator 120 will take place next Saturday, May 17, at the Landers Center in Southaven, Miss. The prelim fights air on Spike.com and Spike TV. Then the main card airs on PPV.
Bellator originally planned its first PPV event at Bellator 106, back in November, but Tito Ortiz had to pull out of a scheduled headliner with Quinton Jackson.
Here is the final card:
- Quinton Jackson vs. Muhammed Lawal
- Will Brooks vs. Michael Chandler
- Light heavyweight tournament final
- Tito Ortiz vs. Alexander Shlemenko
- Nate Jolly vs. Opponent TBA
- Michael Page vs. Ricky Rainey
PRELIMINARY CARD Spike TV, 8 p.m. ET
- Blagoi Ivanov vs. Alexander Volkov
- heavyweight tournament final
- Cheick Kongo vs. Eric Smith
- Fabricio Guerreiro vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev
- Mike Richman vs. Goiti Yamauchi
PRELIMINARY CARD Spike.com, 6 p.m. ET
- Austin Lyons vs. Zach Underwood
- Justin Frazier vs. Mike Wessel
- Ben Brewer vs. Andy Uhrich
- Anthony Lemon vs. Codie Shuffield
- Brian Hall vs. Cortez Phelia