Bellator MMA is the world’s largest tournament based Mixed Martial Arts organization. Televised to nearly 500 Million homes worldwide in over 107 countries, Bellator’s majority owner is entertainment giant Viacom. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on Spike TV, the MMA television leader. With over 150 world-class athletes under contract, Bellator is home to many of the sport’s top mixed martial artists. Bellator’s founder & CEO, Bjorn Rebney, an experienced fighting sports and entertainment executive with a deep commitment to the purity and integrity of the sport of MMA and its athletes. Bellator’s core philosophy is that title shots should be earned, not given. This belief gave rise to Bellator’s real sport, tournament-based format, which gives Bellator’s tournaments a true playoff feel that keeps the sport true and distances itself from the subjective side of fighting sports found in organizations that utilize a matchmaking/casting formula. (Source: Spike TV)
Bellator 137 is a Catchweight (188.1 lbs.) bout between Brandon "Bull" Halsey (8-0-0, 1KO) from Huntington Beach, California going up against Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove (21-14-1 5KO's) from Maui, Hawaii. This card is being broadcast live from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.
The scheduled undercard bouts are as follows:
Bantamweight: Darrion Caldwell vs. Rafael Silva
Catchweight (139.2 lbs.): Eduardo Dantas vs. Mike Richman
Welterweight: Curtis Millender vs. Fernando Gonzalez
There is also 9 additional bouts scheduled to air exclusively only on spike.com.