Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho na Bellator 144
The fight for the middleweight belt feeds the card October gala.
Former champion -84kg weight Brandon Halsey (9-0) at a gala marked with number 144 will fight with Rafael Carvalho (11-1) in the fight, which will be at stake middleweight belt.
Bull riders joined the Bellator organization having made only 2 professional duels fought over 12 days. After winning three fights in the light heavyweight Halsey took part in the middleweight tournament, which defeated Joe Pacheco and Brett Cooper. Then Brandon got a chance to fight for the belt and used it as best he could subjecting the then champion, Alexander Shlemenko after 35 seconds of fight. At the gala Bellator 137 28-year-old had to defend the championship against Kendall Grove (battle won by TKO in the fourth round), but the weight limit of 185 pounds exceeded by over one kilogram and was stripped of his title.
29-year-old Carvalho has scored only 2 fight under the banner of the organization Bellator, Brazilian duel debut on "125" where already in the first round knockout of Brian Rogers. In the next fight Rafael niejednogłośnie on points defeated Joe Schilinga.
Bellator 144 Gala will be held on October 23 in Uncasville.