Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Brent Primus will meet Tim Wilde in the main event at Bellator Birmingham on Saturday 4th May at Resort Worlds Arena in Birmingham. The fight card will air live on Channel 5.
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Brent Primus (8-1) will be looking to recover from his first professional loss at the hands of Michael Chandler at Bellator 212 in December. Primus dropped the lightweight title to Chandler by losing a unanimous decision after a tough five-round fight. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt has gone 6-1 since joining the promotion back in 2013.
Tim “The Experiment” Wilde (12-3) rides a 3 fight winning streak into the biggest fight of his life. Wilde has been out of action since scoring a TKO win against Anthony Dizy at Golden Ticket Fight Promotions – GTFP Fight Night 9 in April 2018. Tim trains out of the Ultimate Training Centre and is a veteran of BAMMA and Cage Warriors.
Bellator Birmingham Preview
- Ryan Scope (10-2) takes on Derek Campos (19-8) in the c0-main event. Scope looks to rebound from his controversial split decision loss against Patricky “Pitbull” Freire at Bellator Newcastle.
- Fabian “The Assassin” Edwards is scheduled to meet Falco Neto in the Middleweight division. Edwards will look to follow up his impressive win over the former Cage Warriors Middleweight Champion Lee Chadwick at Bellator Newcastle. The Team Renegade member is undefeated in his professional career with a 6-0 record under the Bellator and BAMMA banners.
- Saul Rogers and Aiden Lee will make their debuts in an exciting Featherweight contest between two young and talented fighters. Rogers is a veteran of The Ultimate Fighter Season 22. Aidan Lee made it to the finals of the Cage Warriors Featherweight tournament, where he came up short against current champion Dean Trueman.
- Former WCMMA Welterweight Champion John “No Mercy” Nicholls will make his promotional debut against Dan Cassell. Nicholls is on a two-fight winning streak after stopping David Khalsa and Jake Daley last year.
- Former WFS Flyweight Champion Dominique Wooding will return to the cage after suffering a split decision loss to Dean Garnet at ACB 87 last May. Wooding will be taking on the heavy-handed David Khalsa in the Featherweight division.
Bellator: Birmingham Main Card
Lightweight Main Event: Brent Primus (8-1) vs. Tim Wilde (12-3)
Lightweight Co-Main Event: Ryan Scope (10-2) vs. Derek Campos (19-8)
Middleweight Bout: Fabian Edwards (6-0) vs. Falco Neto (11-9)
Welterweight Bout: Raymond Daniels (0-1) vs. Jon Durrant (Pro Debut)
Bellator: Birmingham Preliminary Card
Featherweight Bout: Saul Rogers (12-2) vs. Aiden Lee (7-3)
Bantamweight Bout: Brian Moore (11-7) vs. Binh Son Le (5-2-1)
Heavyweight Bout: Rob Beech (4-2) vs. Domingos Barros (6-0)
Light heavyweight Bout: James Mulheron (11-3) vs. Lee Chadwick (24-14-1)
Welterweight Bout: Jim Wallhead (30-11) vs. Giorgio Pietrini (16-4-1)
Featherweight Bout: Dominique Wooding (5-2) vs. David Khalsa (2-3)
Welterweight Bout: Craig Turner (7-0-1) vs. Ashley Reece (7-1)
Lightweight Bout: Kane Mousah (11-2) vs. Mateusz Piskorz (14-4)
Lightweight Bout: Akonne Wanliss (1-1) vs. Corey Beldon (1-0)
Lightweight Bout: Dan Cassell (3-3-1) vs. John Nicholls (4-2)