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Bellator’s First Season Finishes with June 12 and 19 Events, Three Title Bouts

Hector Lombard punches Damien Stelly at Bellator Week 9Upstart MMA promotion Bellator Fighting Championships will conclude its first season with events on June 12 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and June 19 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

As has been the case all season, the events will air on ESPN Deportes each Saturday on a one-day tape-delay.

With Joe Soto already crowned as Bellator’s featherweight champion, the promotion’s lightweight, welterweight, and middleweight tournaments will all conclude at the upcoming events. On June 12, welterweights Lyman Good (9-0) and Omar De La Cruz (5-1) will square off for the 170-pound title and accompanying $100,000 purse, while lightweights Eddie Alvarez (17-2) and Toby Imada (22-12) and middleweights Hector Lombard (20-2-1) and Jared Hess (8-0-1) will meet at the June 19 event with titles and $100k in cash on the line.

The event’s complete fight cards feature:

Bellator XI (June 12 – Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut)

  • 170 tournament final: Lyman Good (9-0) vs. Omar De La Cruz (5-1)
  • 170: Igor Gracie (1-1) vs. Vagner Rocha (1-0)
  • 170: Dan Hornbuckle (17-2) vs. Marcelo Alfaia (10-5)
  • 170: Matt Makowski (5-1) vs. Justin Torrey (4-0)
  • 155: Colin Tebo (2-0) vs. Nick Pace (1-0)
  • 185: David Branch (2-0) vs. Dennis Olson (6-1)
  • 145: Jimmie Rivera (3-1) vs. Nick Garcia (1-2)
  • 185: Uriah Hall (1-0) vs. Armando Montoya (0-0)

Bellator XII (June 19 – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida)

  • 155 tournament final: Eddie Alvarez (17-2) vs. Toby Imada (22-12)
  • 185 tournament final: Hector Lombard (20-2-1) vs. Jared Hess (8-0-1)
  • 155: Jorge Masvidal (17-4) vs. Eric Reynolds (10-2)
  • 145: Sami Aziz (4-0-1) vs. Brad Pickett (16-4)
  • 170: Josh Martin (6-2-1) vs. Sergio Morais (3-0)
  • 120: Jessica Aguilar (5-2) vs. Rosie Sexton (9-1)
  • 185: Moyses Gabin (4-2) vs. Virgil Lozano (6-2-1)
  • 155: Troy Gerhart (5-0) vs. Luis Palomino (10-5)

[Pictured: Hector Lombard]

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