Bellator MMA is back in Atlantic City, NJ at the Revel Casino on May 2nd, with Bellator MMA 118: Dantas vs. Warren. Many local MMA fighters are going to be featured on this stacked fight card including 6 Binns Management clients. Alongside Binns Management client Sam Oropeza fighting in the co-main event of the night, another Binns Management client and 215MMA's own Anthony "Cheesesteak" Morrison will be featured on the card. Morrison is scheduled to take on Julian "Nitrane" Lane.
Anthony Morrison is a Philadelphia native who trains out of Daddis Fight Camp. Morrison holds a Professional MMA record of 18-10. Morrison has fought for multiple well-known MMA organizations including Bellator MMA, WEC, and Matrix Fights. Morrison has faced top notch opponents including former WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Thomas Brown, UFC Featherweight contender Chad Mendes, and UFC Lightweight Jim Miller. In Morrison's last fight, he made his Bellator MMA debut at Bellator MMA 108: Rampage vs. Beltran where he defeated 8-time Bellator MMA veteran Kenny Foster via Majority Decision. Morrison will be stepping into the cage on May 2nd against the always exciting Julian Lane.
Julian Lane appeared on the 16th season of The Ultimate Fighter with coaches Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin. He is most know for his infamous breakdown on the season where he uttered the memorable words "Let Me Bang Bro". Lane holds a Professional MMA record 6-3-1. Lane has fought for Bellator once in the past, and has faced some well known fighters as well including current UFC Welterweight George Sullivan and Philly's own Paul Felder. Lane won his last fight via Unanimous Decision over Joey Bernard Holt. Morrison vs. Lane will be taking place on the Bellator MMA 118 preliminary card airing on Spike.com starting at 7 PM ET.
The following is the full Bellator MMA 118: Dantas vs. Warren fight card (card subject to change) :
MAIN CARD (airing on Spike TV starting at 9 PM ET)
Bellator Bantamweight World Title Fight: Eduardo Dantas (16-3) vs. Joe Warren (10-3)
Bellator Welterweight Tournament Semifinals: Andrey Koreshkov (15-1) vs. Sam Oropeza (11-2)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Marcos Galvao (15-6-1) vs. Thomas Vasquez (7-0)
Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Liam McGeary (6-0) vs. Mike Mucitelli (6-0)
PRELIMINARY CARD (airing on Spike.com starting at 7 PM ET)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Tim Woods (6-4) vs. Dante Rivera (15-7)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Jesus Martinez (8-5) vs. Ryan Contaldi (7-7)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Joe Pingitore (4-1-1) vs. Darrion Caldwell (4-0)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Jay Haas (11-13) vs. Lester Caslow (11-9)
Catchweight Feature Fight (151lbs): Julian Lane (6-3-1) vs. Anthony Morrison (18-10)
Heavyweight Feature Fight: Pat Bennett (4-3) vs. John Fain (1-0)
Lightweight Feature Fight: Mike Bannon (5-1) vs. Sidney Outlaw (2-0)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Amran Aliyev (3-2) vs. Kevin Roddy (13-15-1)
For more information on Bellator MMA 118 go to the Official Bellator MMA website.
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