Thiago “Big Monster” Santos Off Fight Card at Bellator 45
May 19, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck
Chicago, IL. (May 19, 2011) — Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that Thiago “Big Monster” Santos has been removed from the Bellator 45 fight card due to injury. The fight between Santos and Derrick Lewis has also been removed. The fight will be replaced by an undercard catchweight fight between Ben Parpart (2-2) and Joseph Abercrombie (2-1).
Bellator 45 will be broadcast LIVE on MTV2 this Saturday, May 21st from L’Auberge Du Lac Casino and Resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
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