While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a Bellator win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.
See what the fighters of Friday’s Bellator 185 event in Uncasville, Conn., went with as their backing tracks.

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Gegard Mousasi def. Alexander Shlemenko via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Gegard Mousasi: “Hate or Glory” by Gesaffelstein

Alexander Shlemenko: “Within Temptation” by Angels

Neiman Gracie def. Zak Bucia via submission (neck crank) Round 2, 2:27
Neiman Gracie: “Pharoahe Monch” by Simon Says

Javier Torres: “Ten Thousand Feet” by I See Stars

Kristina Williams def. Heather Hardy via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) Round 2, 2:00
Kristina Williams: “Building 429” by Bonfire

Heather Hardy: “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys

Ryan Quinn def. Marcus Surin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ryan Quinn: “Mighty Quinn” by Manfred Mann

Marcus Surin: “Get Up Offa That Thing” by James Brown

Lisa Blaine def. Ana Julaton via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Lisa Blaine: “I Stand Alone” by Godsmack

Ana Julaton: “She’s a Rebel” by Green Day
While it takes intense training, world-class skills and maybe even a bit of luck to register a Bellator win, picking the right song to accompany you to the cage is a key talent, as well.
See what the fighters of Friday’s Bellator 185 event in Uncasville, Conn., went with as their backing tracks.

* * * *Gegard Mousasi def. Alexander Shlemenko via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Gegard Mousasi: “Hate or Glory” by Gesaffelstein
Alexander Shlemenko: “Within Temptation” by Angels
Neiman Gracie def. Zak Bucia via submission (neck crank) Round 2, 2:27Neiman Gracie: “Pharoahe Monch” by Simon Says
Javier Torres: “Ten Thousand Feet” by I See Stars
Kristina Williams def. Heather Hardy via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) Round 2, 2:00Kristina Williams: “Building 429” by Bonfire
Heather Hardy: “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys

Ryan Quinn def. Marcus Surin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)Ryan Quinn: “Mighty Quinn” by Manfred Mann
Marcus Surin: “Get Up Offa That Thing” by James Brown
Lisa Blaine def. Ana Julaton via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)Lisa Blaine: “I Stand Alone” by Godsmack
Ana Julaton: “She’s a Rebel” by Green Day
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