Once upon a time in America, boxing was dubbed the "sweet science," but there is nothing sweet nor scientific about bashing someone's brains in. And the 21st century phenomenon that is Mixed Martial Arts is particularly adept at bashing.
Punch-drunk Boise MMA fans should cheer the news of something dubbed Bellator 155, featuring five bouts, coming to Boise's CenturyLink Arena on Friday, May 20. The main event will feature Melvin "No Mercy" Manhoef battling Rafael Carvalho for the Bellator MMA Middleweight Championship. Also on the fight card are: Pat Curran vs Georgi Karakhanya for the Featherweight title, Dan Charles vs. Augusto Sakai in a heavyweight duel, Joey Beltran vs. Chase Gormley in another heavyweight fight, and Marcin Held vs. Dave Jansen in a lightweight match.