THACKERVILLE, OK (March 3, 2016) – For the third consecutive Friday, Bellator MMA returns to Spike, this time around with “Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell.” In the main event, Joe Warren (13-4) looks to live up to his self-proclaimed label as the “Baddest Man on the Planet” against one of Bellator MMA’s brightest young stars in the undefeated Darrion Caldwell (8-0).
“Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell” airs live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream live on Bellator.com and The Bellator Mobile App.
In the co-main event, Gilbert Smith (12-4) will try to put an end to Fernando Gonzalez’s (24-13) four-fight winning streak when the two go toe-to-toe. In addition, Goiti Yamauchi (19-2) comes into the fight riding a wave of momentum after three-straight wins, but Arizona State wrestling standout Bubba Jenkins (10-2) will look put an end to that win streak. In bantamweight action, Sirwan Kakai (12-3) will make his seventh appearance under the Bellator MMA umbrella, and is riding a two-fight winning streak as he prepares for Joe Taimanglo (21-6-1).
Tickets for “Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell” are on sale now and start at just $45. You can purchase tickets at the WinStar World Casino and Resort Box Office, as well as Ticketmaster.com and Bellator.com. Doors for the event open at 5:00 p.m. CT local time, with the first contest taking place 45 minutes later.
Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 9 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT)
Bellator MMA Bantamweight Main Event: Joe Warren (135.2) vs. Darrion Caldwell (135.6)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Co-Main Event: Gilbert Smith (170.4) vs. Fernando Gonzalez (171)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Bout: Goiti Yamauchi (146) vs. Bubba Jenkins (146)
Bellator MMA Bantamweight Feature Bout: Sirwan Kakai (135.6) vs. Joe Taimanglo (135.4)
Preliminary Card: (Spike.com – 6:45 p.m. ET/5:45 p.m. CT)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Fight: Roger Carroll (169.8) vs. Neiman Gracie (170.6)
Bellator MMA Bantamweight Feature Fight: Steve Garcia (135.4) vs. Ricky Turcios (135)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Fight: Justin Patterson (170.2) vs. Chance Rencountre (169.2)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Fight: Chris Jones (152.4) vs. Ray Wood (145.4)
Bellator MMA Middleweight Feature Fight: Derek Palmer (194) vs. Jermayne Barnes (202.4)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Feature Fight: Treston Thomison (145.6) vs. Aaron Roberson (146)
About Bellator MMA
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