by Michael David SmithFor the second consecutive Saturday night, Bellator has the mixed martial arts spotlight to itself, as Bellator 42 is the weekend’s only major MMA card. The big question facing Bellator is whether the match-ups they’ve put together will result in the kind of exciting card that will get fans buzzing, and create a little momentum for the promotion heading into the home stretch of its fourth season.
Bellator 42 took a hit when Paul Buentello suffered an injury and had to pull out of his fight with Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad, so whatever attention this card can garner will come from the semifinals of the light heavyweight tournament, and the promotional debut of Ronnie Mann.
Here are the basics on Saturday night’s card:
What: Bellator 42
Where: Lucky Star Casino, Concho, Oklahoma
When: Saturday, the MTV2 broadcast starts at 9 PM ET.
Predictions on the three main card fights below.