Schlemenko to defend the title against Halsey!
Phoenix will be hosting Bellator 126 September 26 and at that event Alexander Shlemenko is to defend the middleweight champion title against Brandon Halsey.
Shlemenko currently has a score of 50 wins and 8 losses while he won the title in February last year when his opponent was Maiquel Falcao. After that the successfully defended the title thrice and lost to Tito Ortiz in his last match. It was in May when the two fighters fought for the Bellator light heavyweight title. Before that match he had a streak of 12 victories.
Brandon Halsey scored 7 victories in his professional career and suffered no losses. He also won the middleweight tournament against Joe Pacheco and Brett Cooper thus earning the opportunity to attack the title.