TUF season 8 winner Efrain Escudero (17-3 MMA, 0-0 BFC) will take on lightweight Ceasar Avila (6-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC) on Saturday’s preliminary card.
Efrain has won four of his last five fights on the local circuit; his only loss came to UFC veteran Fabricio Camoes at Tachi Palace Fights 9.
Bellator 55 event card :
MAIN CARD (MTV2)
Marcos Galvao vs. Alexis Vila (bantamweight tourney semifinal)
Eduardo Dantas vs. Ed West (bantamweight tourney semifinal)
Champ Christian M’Pumbu vs. Travis Wiuff (non-title light-heavyweight fight)
Ricardo Tirloni vs. Steve Gable
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)
Cesar Avila vs. Efrain Escudero
Carlos Flores vs. Richard Hale
Edgar Garcia vs. Jacob Ortiz
Erin Beach vs. Roscoe Jackson
Nick Piedmont vs. Jade Porter
Dano Moore vs. Steve Steinbeiss