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Austin Lyons vs. Zach Underwood
In a rematch from an earlier encounter, TUF 15 vet Austin Lyons takes on Zach Underwood. Underwood has grown greatly since their last fight, but Lyons has stayed at a respectable level himself. I expect to see a similar bout from the first time they fought, with Lyons taking yet another close decision.
Lyons, Unanimous Decision
Mike Wessel vs. Justin Frazier
TUF 10 and UFC vet Mike Wessel takes another fight with Bellator and looks to be a measuring stick for once-beaten Justin Frazier. Wessel has fought under the bright lights before, but has stumbled in the past. Frazier has looked solid in the regionals, knocking out dudes left and right. Wessel is a tough guy, but Frazier will be too much for him here.
Frazier, TKO, Rd. 1
Andy Uhrich vs. Ben Brewer
Undefeated Ben Brewer looks to keep his record perfect, but in his way is Bellator veteran Andy Uhrich. Uhrich is a grinder that is notorious for trying to put his weight on opponents to wear them out. Brewer has looked solid early in his career, but Uhrich is the toughest guy he has fought. Uhrich will use his grinding style to ride Brewer all night.
Uhrich, Unanimous Decision
Anthony Lemon vs. Codie Shuffield
Two fighters from the area look to gain a win in their Bellator premiere when sub.-500 fighter Anthony Lemon takes on undefeated Codie Shuffied. Lemon has struggled, but has fought tough guys like Brock Larson and Ben Brewer. However, Shuffield has shown has the potential to be a solid little hand. He should be able to make an example of Lemon here.
Shuffield, Submission, Rd. 2
Brian Hall vs. Cortez Phelia
Cortez Phelia looks to make good in his sophomore professional outing, but in front of him are a Strikeforce and Bellator vet in Brian Hall. Hall's experience is going to be the big X-factor here. Phelia will learn a lesson in a loss that will make him better.
Hall, TKO, Rd. 1