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Bellator 53

Bellator 53
  • Saturday 10.08.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: MTV 2 | Undercard: Spike.com
  • Promotion: Bellator MMA
  • Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide LLC
  • Venue: Buffalo Run Casino
  • Location: Miami, Oklahoma, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Sean Wheelock, Jimmy Smith
  • Ring Announcer: Michael C. Williams
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Jimmy Smith
  • TV Ratings: 103,000 average viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 10
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG | Promoter
  • BFC: Facebook | Twitter | Wikipedia | Official Site

Fight Card

Referees

  • Jason Herzog
    Saunders vs. Santos (10)Santos vs. Burns (7)Santana vs. Cobb (5)Rickels vs. Avera (2)Nogueira vs. Laird (1)
  • Kevin Nix
    Lima vs. Lozano (9)Mann vs. Foster (8)

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