Binns Management and 215MMA CEO Jimmy Binns Jr. has a big night on May 2nd. There's a total of Binns Management clients on the Bellator 118 fight card in Atlantic City that night. Binns Management client and 215MMA fighter Sam "Sammy O" Oropeza is fighting in the co-main event in the Welterweight $100K tournament semi-final, and just announced yesterday there's another client fighting in a Bellator tournament. The already scheduled bout between undefeated Light Heavyweights "Crazy" Mike Mucitelli and Liam McGeary has now been changed to an opening round bout in the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight $100K tournament.
Binns Jr. posted a press release yesterday saying the following:
“CRAZY” MIKE MUCITELLI TO FIGHT IN BELLATOR MMA $100K TOURNAMENT
April 23, 2014 -
Philadelphia, PA – Undefeated Light Heavyweight phenom & BINNS MANAGEMENT client MIKE MUCITELLI will be fighting in the upcoming BELLATOR MMA Light Heavyweight $100K tournament.
BINNS MANAGEMENT client Mike Mucitelli is back in the cage on May 2nd, and this time it will be in the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight tournament. Mucitelli will be taking on the biggest test of his career thus far in fellow undefeated Light Heavyweight Liam McGeary. Mucitelli holds an undefeated Professional MMA record of 6-0, with four victories coming inside Bellator MMA. Mucitelli has been a client of Binns Management since he was 1-0 in his Professional MMA career. The Syracuse native trains at Tai Kai Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, but with this training camp has been training with top notch coaches including 5th and 4th Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belts under Relson Gracie, Balance MMA’s Phil & Ricardo Migliarese respectively.
Bellator MMA’s Light Heavyweight division is one of the most stacked in the whole organization. Fighters like Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, “King Mo” Lawal, Emanuel Newton, and Tito Ortiz are just a few of the elite Light Heavyweights fighting in Bellator MMA.
Binns Managementand 215 MMA CEO Jimmy Binns Jr. had this to say about Mucitelli fighting in the Bellator MMA $100K Light Heavyweight tournament:
“Mike Mucitelli has been one of my clients since 2012. I’ve had a few clients fighting in the Bellator MMA tournaments including Tim Carpenter in two separate tournaments, Will Martinez, and currently Sam Oropeza. Mucitelli is going to represent Binns Management in this upcoming Bellator MMA $100,000 tournament, and we definitely expect big things out of him. Everyone is going to remember the name ‘Mike Mucitelli’.”
The following is the full fight card for Bellator MMA 118: Dantas vs. Warren (card is subject to change) :
Main Card: (Spike TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Eduardo Dantas (16-3) vs. Joe Warren (10-3)
Andrey Koreshkov (15-1) vs. Sam Oropeza (11-2) *
Liam McGeary (6-0) vs. Mike Mucitelli (6-0) **
Marcos Galvao (15-6-1) vs. Thomas Vasquez (7-0)
Preliminary Card: (Spike.com – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Gemiyale Adkins (8-6) vs. Dante Rivera (15-7)
Jesus Martinez (8-5) vs. Ryan Contaldi (7-7)
Joe Pingitore (4-1-1) vs. Darrion Caldwell (4-0)
Jay Haas (11-13) vs. Lester Caslow (11-9)
Julian Lane (6-3-1) vs. Anthony Morrison (18-10) #
Tim Woods (6-4) vs. Eugene Fadiora (13-1)
Mike Bannon (5-1) vs. Sidney Outlaw (2-0)
Amran Aliyev (3-2) vs. Kevin Roddy (13-15-1)
* – Welterweight Tournament Semifinal
** – Light Heavyweight Tournament Opening Round
# – Catchweight bout of 151 pounds