Completed Event

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)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for all MMA fights, from the biggest UFC's to remote regional cards. Bellator 53 is closed for new predictions. 292 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: Bellator 53 Leaderboard

Bellator 53 Wiki

Edit Tapology wikis about fighters, bouts, events and more. Help build MMA knowledge online: Update Wiki

  • MMA Weekly : UFC Heads Back to Japan on September 27 with Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson Headlining
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 189 Embedded, Episode 2: 'Break this guy's jaw for me?'
  • MMAFighting.com : Conor McGregor would 'most certainly' box Floyd Mayweather if he got the chance
  • Middle Easy : Video: Crazy KO. Dude yells at opponent while eating punch combo, then it gets weird
  • MMA Junkie : MMAjunkie's 'Submission of the Month' for June: Here a choke, there a choke
  • MMA Junkie : Headline Hunting: Ferraro and Bohn talk Jose Aldo's ribs and McGregor vs. Mendes
  • MMA Junkie : RFA 27 weigh-in results: Jesse Brock and Joe Murphy make weight for main event
  • MMA Junkie : Four bouts added to UFC Fight Night 76 lineup, including some top Japanese fighters
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC’s Jessica Andrade celebrates USA’s same-sex marriage ruling
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC’s Jessica Andrade celebrates USA’s same-sex marriage ruling, hopes Brazil follows
  • MMA Weekly : Former NFL Team Doctor Backs Jose Aldo’s Docs, Verifies Rib Break (Bleacher Report Special)
  • MMA Weekly : WSOF 22 Shifts Main Card Line-up After Flyweight Bout Drops Off
  • MMA Junkie : Fight Path: RFA 27's Miles Hunsinger bounced around sports, world before MMA
  • MMA Weekly : Knockout Radio Live & Loaded! Robbie Lawler, Tito Ortiz, Ian McCall, and Josh Samman
  • MMA Weekly : Undefeated Miles Hunsinger Plans a Bad Night at RFA 27
  • MMA Junkie : UFC 189's Rory MacDonald: 'My hunger was not there' in first fight with Lawler
  • MMAFighting.com : Rony Jason threatens to sue CABMMA if proven innocent of failed drug test
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Fight Night 71 Event Page and Fight Card Rumors
  • MMA Weekly : Bellator Signs Heavyweight Chase Gormley to Multi-Fight Deal
  • MMA Junkie : How serious is a rib fracture like the one suffered by Jose Aldo ahead of UFC 189?