Andrey Koreshkov vs Jesse Juarez, Mark Scanlon vs Adam McDonough Welterweight Tourney Fights Set for Bellator 116

Andrey Koreshkov

Andrey Koreshkov

  • 13-1 MMA / 5-1 Bellator Record
  • Won 13 0f Last 14 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Marius Zaromskis, Jordan Smith, Lyman Good

Jesse Juarez

Jesse Juarez

  • 21-8 MMA / 5-0 Bellator Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Manuel Rodriguez, Robert Whittaker, Joe Williams

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Mark Scanlon

Mark Scanlon

  • 9-2 MMA / Bellator Debut
  • Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
  • Notable Wins:

Adam McDonough

Adam McDonough

  • 9-0 MMA / 1-0 Bellator Record
  • 9 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins:

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Bellator 116

April 11th, 2014

Temecula, California

Pechanga Resort & Casino

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Andrey Koreshkov suffered his first professional loss at Bellator 97, suffering a one-sided decision loss to Ben Askren in his attempt to claim the welterweight world title. He was previously undefeated at 13-0, including his season seven tournament run, defeating Jordan Smith, Mariusz Zaromskis, and Lyman Good.

Jesse Juarez makes his first appearance in a Bellator tournament on the heels of a current four-fight win streak, including a 57-second submission victory over Joe Williams in his last appearance at Bellator 106. Juarez is undefeated under the Bellator banner, going a perfect 5-0 with the promotion.

UK lightweight, Mark Scanlon will move up a weight class for a chance at a world title in Bellator’s season ten tournament. Scanlon made one appearance in the UFC, dropping a unanimous decision to Pascal Krauss in November of 2010. Since his release, he’s gone 2-1, most recently defeating Alex Junius by first round submission at a PEC event in Brazil.

Adam McDonough made his Bellator debut after a two-year layoff from the sport, defeating Johnny Buck by first round knockout. The win moved his record to a perfect 9-0 record, including eight victories by stoppages (5 KO/TKO, 3 submissions).

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