Academy fighters in Bellator’s 10th season

Bellator begins its 10th season February 28th on spike TV. The main draw for this card will be former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. former Bellator 205lb champion Christian M’pumbu, but this night also kicks off the promotions featherweight tournament where The Academy’s perennial knock out artist Mike “The Marine” Richman looks to be the last man standing out of the 8 man tournament. In the first round Richman will take on Desmond¬†green (10-2), which will be part of the Spike TV televised main card.

On March 21st Brandon Girtz will enter the lightweight tournament against Derek Campos in Kansas. This is actually a rematch for the two, who fought to a decision last year, Campos got the nod. Now spending some time training in Colorado under Trevor Whitman (Grudge MMA) Girtz will look advance in the tournament and reclaim victory over a former foe.

Academy Bantamweight Andre” The Diva” Tieva will also take part in the upcoming season for Bellator, though it is not certain of an exact fight date yet. Stay tuned as 1 or more academy fighters could also join this promotion.

Bellator season 10 will air on Spike TV Fridays at 9/8c starting February 28th.

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