University Park, PA: History will be made on Friday, November 3, as BellatorMMA brings its first fight card to a major college campus at Penn State University. The fight card for this event is stacked and features two title fights and will also have two Penn State Alums fighting on the card.
In the Main Event, Ryan Bader (23-5) will defend the Bellator Light Heavyweight title against Linton Vassell (18-5). The Co-Main Event will feature the first ever Bellator Women’s Flyweight Title fight as llima-Lei Macfarlane (6-0) takes on Emily Ducote (6-2).
The main fight card gets started with a lightweight battle as Zach Freeman (9-2) will take on Saad Awad (20-9)
The two former Penn State Wrestling champions Phil Davis & Ed Ruth will each have a fight on the card; Davis, who holds a record of (17-4), will battle Leonardo Leite (10-0) in Light Heavyweight encounter, while Ed Ruth (3-0) goes against Chris Dempsey (11-5) in a Middleweight bout.
Lightweight: Zach Freeman 155.3 Lbs. vs. Saad Awad 155.6 Lbs
Middleweight: Ed Ruth 185.9 LBS vs. Chris Dempsey 184.8 Lbs.
Light Heavyweight : Phil Davis 205.8 LBS vs. Leonardo Leite 206 LBS
Women’s Flyweight: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane 124.5 LBS vs. Emily Ducote 123.9 LBS
Light Heavyweight : Ryan Bader 204.5 LBS vs. Linto Vassell 204.6 LBS
The matches will be live at 9PM ET on Spike TV from the Bryce Jordan Center on the campus of Penn State University.