Bellator 55 is going down this Saturday, October 22, in Yuma Arizona. The main attraction of the event is the bantamweight GP semifinals, where Nova União black belts Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas and former WEC fighter Marcos “Lôro” Galvão will both be looking for spots in the final. While “Dudu” will be taking on the game Ed West, Lôro will have his work cut out for him against hard-hitting Cuban wrestler Alexis Villa.
Also featuring on the card, Brazil’s Ricardo Tirlona, who has just one loss in 14 outings, will face off with Steve Gable, a black belt from Gracie Barra San Diego.
In the last fight of the night, light heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbo squares off with veteran Travis Wiuff.
Yuma, Arizona, USA
October 22, 2011
Bantamweight GP – semifinals
Ed West vs Eduardo Dantas
Alexis Vila vs Marcos Galvao
Christian M’Pumbu vs Travis Wiuff
Steve Gable vs. Ricardo Tirloni
Richard Hale vs Carlos Flores
Efrain Escudero vs Ceasar Avila
Jacob Ortiz vs Edgar Garcia
Steve Steinbeiss vs Dano Moore
Nick Piedmont vs Jade Porter
Erin Beach vs Roscoe Jackson