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Bellator 53 Adds Saunders-Santos, Lozano-Lima Bouts

Written on September 12, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Bellator booked two bouts for the upcoming welterweight-tourney semifinals.

Four veteran MMA fighters have just been added to — the event which will host the second round of the promotion’s . Following the show that took place in New Jersey last Saturday, Bellator CEO – – confirmed that there would be two bouts slated for the upcoming welterweight-tourney semifinals.

(11-3-2 MMA, 2-0 BFC) will be meeting (50-6-1 MMA, 2-0 BFC) on the said event, and so as (9-1 MMA, 2-1 BFC) and (19-4 MMA, 1-0 BFC). Bellator 53 will be held on October 8, 2011. However, both the location and venue haven’t been finalized yet.

The winners of the two bouts will be scheduled to meet on a future match-up, which will determine who among them is this season’s welterweight tournament champion. The declared champ will then face either current welterweight champion, Ben Askren or Jay Hieron.

Stay tuned to Fighting Insider for the official venue of Bellator 53.

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