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Bellator 45

Bellator 45
  • Saturday 05.21.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: MTV 2
  • Promotion: Bellator MMA
  • Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide LLC
  • Venue: L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort
  • Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Sean Wheelock, Jimmy Smith
  • Ring Announcer: Michael C. Williams
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Jimmy Smith
  • TV Ratings: 264,000 average viewers
  • Number of MMA Bouts: 8
  • Event Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG | Promoter

Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Referees

  • Myron Gaudet
    Jordan vs. Hill (8)
  • Jason Herzog
    Hale vs. M'Pumbu (7)Straus vs. Freire (6)Amoussou vs. Alvey (5)

Fight Predictions

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Bellator 45 Wiki

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  • MMAFighting.com : Lurking behind the buzz for Aaron Pico’s Bellator debut, there’s Zach Freeman — the man from the woodwork
  • MMA Weekly : Flyweight Unification Bout Booked for ONE: Conquest of Kings
  • MMA Junkie : Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Marc Ratner, Carlos Silva and Rich Franklin
  • MMA Junkie : Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2474 with Michael Chiesa, Drakkar Klose, Jason High, Caros Fodor
  • MMAFighting.com : The future of Bellator starts now, live from New York
  • MMA Junkie : 10 reasons to watch Bellator NYC/Bellator 180, with a grudge match, a legend and 3 title fights
  • MMA Weekly : Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva Grudge Match Set Following Bellator NYC Weigh-in
  • MMA Weekly : Watch the Bellator NYC Ceremonial Weigh-in Live at 6 PM ET
  • MMA Junkie : Famed Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko looking for a little U.S. redemption
  • MMA Junkie : Focused on climbing UFC rankings, Michael Chiesa feels nothing personal against Kevin Lee
  • MMAFighting.com : Mike Goldberg looks back at ‘difficult' months between UFC departure and Bellator signing
  • MMA Junkie : UFC dreams, big talk, ground-game execution at center of LFA 14's championship doubleheader
  • MMA Weekly : Eryk Anders Predicts He’ll KO Brendan Allen Within Three Minutes at LFA 14
  • MMAFighting.com : Fedor in America: A look back at The Last Emperor’s stateside conquests, defeats
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator NYC early weigh-in results (9 a.m. ET)
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator NYC weigh-in results: Sonnen (205.8), Silva (205.8) official for pay-per-view headliner
  • MMA Junkie : 'Pressure-free' Vitor Miranda believes another knockout win is coming at UFC Fight Night 112
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh: We’re looking forward to shocking the world, then December UFC fight
  • MMA Junkie : Bellator NYC early weigh-in results and live video stream (9 a.m. ET)
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Watch today's Bellator NYC ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 6 p.m. ET