Line-Up for Bellator 44 Complete

Friday, April 22, 2011

By FCF Staff

Bellator Fighting Championships has completed the line-up for the promotion’s upcoming May 14th event in Atlantic City, which will be hosted by the city’s Caesars Hotel & Casino.

Today’s confirmations include lightweight Sam Orepeza (4-1) vs. judo black belt Giedrius Karavackas (4-1), featherweight Anthony Leone (8-2) vs. former TUF competitor Jeff Lentz (6-2), former WEC bantamweight Anthony Morrison (16-9) vs. Bryan Goldsby (13-13), heavyweight prospect Azunna "Zu" Anyanwu's debut vs. Randy Smith (11-7), and middleweight Jay Silva (6-4) vs. Armin Mrkanovic (2-0).

Bellator 44 will also feature middleweight champion Hector Lombard fighting Falaniko Vitale in a non title bout, the Season 4 lightweight tournament final between Michael Chandler and Patricky "Pitbull" Freire, as well as, Dan Hornbuckle versus former welterweight champ Lyman Good.

The event will be broadcast live on MTV 2.