There has been a change to Bellator’s season 9 Featherweight Tournament. Shahbulat Shamhalaev has withdrawn from the tournament set to start this Saturday night to return home to Dagestan, Russia to tend to his ailing father. Bellator announced the change on Monday and announced that Bellator newcomer Justin Wilcox will be taking his featherweight tournament slot. Wilcox fight Akop Stepanyan on the main card.
Below is the updated card, and as always Fighters.com will be bringing you back to fron coverage of the entire event.
Bellator 99 Nunes Vs Pitbull
Date: September 13, 2013
Location: Temecula, California / Venue: Pechanga Resort & Casino
Patricio Freire vs. Diego Nunes
Houston Alexander vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Justin Wilcox vs. Akop Stepanyan
Desmond Green vs. Fabricio Guerreiro
Andrew Fisher vs. Joe Taimanglo
Savo Kosic vs. Hector Ramirez
Derek Loffer vs. Mario Navarro
Andy Murad vs. Gavin Sterritt
Musa Toliver vs. Goiti Yamauchi
Blagoi Ivanov vs. Manny Lara
Nick Moghaddam vs. Virgil Zwicker