The Daily Recap: ProElite Announces Six Bouts for Second Event, Castillo-Bailey at UFC 139 & More

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The Daily Recap is a collection of news and notes from around the web that will be posted at the end of each day. Bout signings, injury news and much more can all be found here.

— ProElite has announced a total of six bouts for their scheduled second event on November 5 in Moline, IL following their relaunch earlier this year. Headlining the card will be a pair of former UFC heavyweight champions as Andrei Arlovski battle longtime veteran Travis Fulton and Tim Sylvia takes on German mainstay Andreas Kraniotakes. An eight-man heavyweight prospect tournament also kicks off, spearheaded by former NCAA wrestling champion Mark Ellis. []

— A lightweight tussle between Team Alpha Male member Danny Castillo and "Ultimate Fighter 13" alumnus Shamar Bailey has been inked for UFC 139, which takes place on November 19 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. Castillo recently had a three-fight win streak snapped at the hands of Jacob Volkmann via unanimous decision at UFC on Versus 5 in August. Bailey also fell to one-time lightweight contender Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 25 last month as well. []

— Bellator 54 scored 185,000 viewers for its live broadcast on MTV2 this past Saturday night. The event featured the season five middleweight tournament semifinals pitting Vitor Vianna vs. Bryan Baker and Alexander Shlemenko vs. Brian Rogers. The ratings represent a sizeable increase compared to Bellator 53 on October 8, which brought in a series-low 103,000 viewers. []


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