On today’s podcast we preview Bellator MMA 97 as the event takes place tonight from Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The card features two title fights as Michael Chandler defends his Bellator lightweight title against David Rickels and Ben Askren defends his welterweight title against Andrey Koreshkov.
Also two tournament finals take place as Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal squares off with Jacob Noe in the light heavyweight finals and Ryan Martinez faces off with Vitaly Minakov in the heavyweight finals.
We talk to MMAMania.com writer Brian Hemminger as we break down tonight’s card.
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