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Patricky “Pitbull” will not defend his title against Sidney Outlaw

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LOS ANGELES — The main and co-main event of BELLATOR 283 at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, on July 22 have been shuffled following the news that Patricky “Pitbull” has been forced out of his lightweight championship fight against Sidney Outlaw because of injury.

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As a result, former welterweight champion and No. 3-ranked Douglas “The Phenom” Lima (32-10 MMA, 14-6 BMMA) will take on the surging No. 4-ranked contender Jason “The Ass-Kicking Machine” Jackson (15-4 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) in a five-round 170-pound headliner, while No. 1-ranked lightweight contender Sidney “Da Gun” Outlaw (16-4 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) will now compete against Tofiq Musayev (18-4 MMA) after his original opponent Adam Piccolotti also withdrew because of injury. Musayev, who is making his BELLATOR debut, is the former RIZIN lightweight title and holds a victory current BELLATOR champion “Patricky Pitbull”.

Main card

The main card of BELLATOR 283: Lima vs. Jackson airs live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, and also features undefeated No. 3-ranked lightweight Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) putting his unbeaten record on the line against Team Alpha Male’s Chris “CG” Gonzalez (7-1 MMA, 6-1 BMMA). Former BELLATOR welterweight title challenger Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (24-7 MMA, 6-2 BMMA) and top Russian prospect Mukhamed “Cherkes” Berkhamov(15-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) will be battling at 170-pounds, while the opening main card fight sees No. 5-ranked heavyweight Davion Franklin (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) tangle with Brazil’s Marcelo Golm (9-3 MMA, 1-0 BMMA).

A lightweight bout between Vladimir “Vova” Tokov and unbeaten Justin “Kid Marvelous” Montalvo (5-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) has been scrapped, but Montalvo will remain on the card against another highly touted prospect in Archie Colgan (4-0), who was signed to the promotion just last week. Colgan, who wrestled at University of Wyoming, now trains in Denver alongside talented mixed martial artists such as Kamaru Usman and Justin Gaethje.

Furthermore, a previously announced light heavyweight tilt between Viktor Nemkovand Team Pitbull’s Jose “Gugu” Augusto was also canceled due to a Nemkov injury.

Preliminary card

Also joining the event on the completed preliminary card will be eight contests, a bantamweight affair of :

  • Jaylon “New Breed” Bates (5-0 MMA, 5-0 BMMA) faces Mark Coates (10-7),
  • “Vicious” Roman Faraldo(7-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) will battle Luis Iniguez (5-1)
  • #7-Romero “Bad News” Cotton (6-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) vs Dalton “Hercules” Rosta(6-0 MMA, 6-0 BMMA)
  • Kai Kamaka III (9-5-1 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) will be welcoming Akhmed Magomedov (8-0, 1 NC) to Bellator
  • Veta Arteaga (6-4, MMA, 5-4 BMMA) takes on No.7 ranked-Vanessa Porto (23-9 MMA, 1-1 BMMA)
  • #9-Gadzhi Rabadanov (17-4-2) and Hawaii’s Bobby King (12-4)

Bellator 283 – complete card

Main Card (Showtime)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Douglas Lima vs. Jason Jackson
Lightweight Sidney Outlaw vs. Tofiq Musayev
Lightweight Usman Nurmagomedov vs. Chris Gonzalez
Welterweight Lorenz Larkin vs. Mukhamed Berkhamov
Heavyweight Davion Franklin vs. Marcelo Golm
Preliminary card (Youtube/Pluto TV)
Middleweight Romero Cotton vs. Dalton Rosta
Women’s Flyweight Veta Arteaga vs. Vanessa Porto
Lightweight Gadzhi Rabadanov vs. Bobby King
Bantamweight Jaylon Bates vs. Mark Coates
Welterweight Roman Faraldo vs. Luis Iniguez
Lightweight Archie Colgan vs. Justin Montalvo
Featherweight Kai Kamaka III vs. Akhmed Magomedov
Welterweight Ethan Hughes vs. Kevin Hand

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Event Details
Start Date : 2022-07-22 ,2:00:00 am
End Date : 2022-07-22 ,7:00:00 am
Website : https://bellator.com
Price : 80 USD
Attendance Mode : MixedEventAttendanceMode
Status : EventScheduled
Venue
Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel

2920 E R St, Tacoma,
Washington WA 98404, United States
Phone : 888-831-7655
Organizers
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Phone : (312)329-1199
Email : [email protected]
Website : https://bellator.com
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Douglas Lima vs Jason Jackson
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Sidney Outlaw vs Tofiq Musayev
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Usman Nurmagomedov vs Chris Gonzalez
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Lorenz Larkin vs Mukhamed Berkhamov
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Davion Franklin vs Marcelo Golm
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