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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator Birmingham: Primus vs. Wilde picks & analysis

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Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s Bellator event in Birmingham, England. With picks and analysis for the main card matchups.

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Bellator returns this week with a fight card that’s a cut above average for their overseas events. The main card features recent lightweight champion Brent Primus, action fighter Derek Campos, rising prospect Fabian Edwards, and longtime action kickboxer Raymond Daniels in his first MMA bout since 2008.

The prelims are notable stacked with veteran UK talent, including Saul Rogers, Jim Wallhead, James Mulheron, Lee Chadwick, and Kane Mousah among others. It should be a solid night of action fights, even if the main card bookings feel a bit lopsided.

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Here’s a look at the Bellator Birmingham fight card as it stands right now:

Brent Primus vs Tim Wilde
Derek Campos vs Pedro Carvalho
Fabian Edwards vs Falco Neto Lopes
Raymond Daniels vs Wilker Barros

Brian Moore vs Son Le Binh
Saul Rogers vs Aiden Lee
Domingos Barros vs Rob Beech
Jim Wallhead vs Giorgio Pietrini
James Mulheron vs Lee Chadwick
Dominique Wooding vs David Khalsa
Craig Turner vs Ashley Reece
Kane Mousah vs Mateusz Piskorz
Daniel Cassell vs John Nicholls
Mohammad Yahya vs Gavin Hughes
Yannick Bahati vs Adis Dadovic
Kieran Lister vs Constantin Gnusariev
Raphael Uchegbu vs Lee Percival
Akonne Wanliss vs Sam Slater
Nicolò Solli vs Simon Ridgway