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Ferrid Kheder ~ No Time To Waste

Chicago-based Bellator Fighting Championships recently announced the signing of lightweight competitor Ferrid "The Hurricane" Kheder, an Olympic-level judoka who began competing in MMA in 2006. Boasting an impressive 16-5 record, with all losses coming by way of decision, this French-born fighter is looking to make a splash in the 155 pound tournament set to being April 8. MMA Spot's Joe Gullo recently sat down with Kheder to talk about his judo background, his transition to MMA and his thoughts on his new promotion.

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All Bellator Week 7 Fighters Make Weight

All fighters made weight for episode 7 of Bellator Fighting Championship’s series taking place Friday, May 15th at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois.

The event will feature the semifinal bouts for the welterweight championship series. Lyman Good (8-0-0) will face off against Jorge “The Naked Man” Ortiz (16-4-0, 1 NC), and Omar De La Cruz (4-1-0) will fight Dave Menne (43-15-2). The winners of these matches will each receive $50,000 and the opportunity to fight for $100,000 and the championship belt at Bellator XII on June 19, 2009.

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