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Bellator MMA, GLORY kickboxing to hold simultaneous 'Prelims' fights on Sept. 19

If you're at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Sept. 19th, which way are you going to look?

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When Bellator MMA and GLORY kickboxing announced their joint "Dynamite 1" card on Sept. 19, 2015 in San Jose, Calif., mixed martial arts (MMA) fans had two important questions that weren't immediately answered.

1. How would the arena fit an MMA cage and GLORY ring side by side?

2. Would simultaneous fights take place?

It wasn't long before an artist's rendering answered the first question, and the sports world recently got its answer to the second.

Bellator and GLORY confirmed it will hold simultaneous preliminary fights prior to the Spike TV telecast, with action taking place in both combat areas at the same time, to accommodate an abundant 20 fights scheduled for the SAP Center.

Fear not true believers, the "main card" and all title fights will still be held one at a time to allow for maximum eyeball focus on the cable television network. Live attendees for the early bouts, however, will have divided loyalties.

The now truly massive "Dynamite 1" card is listed below in its entirety.

Main Card:

Bellator Light Heavyweight Title Fight: Tito Ortiz (18-11) vs. Liam McGeary (10-0)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Final: TBD vs. TBD
Glory Vacant Light Heavyweight Title Fight: Saulo Cavalari (31-2) vs. Zack Mwekassa (13-2)
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Josh Thomson (20-8) vs. Mike Bronzoulis (18-8-1)
Glory Welterweight Feature Fight: Paul Daley (20-3 Kickboxing) vs. Fernando Gonzalez (1-2 Kickboxing)
Glory Bantamweight Feature Fight: Kerri-Anne Taylor Melendez (2-1) vs. Hadley Griffith (Debut)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Fight: Phil Davis (13-3) vs. Emanuel Newton (25-8-1)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Fight: Linton Vassell (15-4-1) vs. Muhammed Lawal (15-4, 1 NC)

Preliminary Card:

Bellator Featherweight Feature Fight: Victor Jones (Debut) vs. David Blanco (1-0) *
Bellator Flyweight Amateur Fight: Gloria Telles (Debut) vs. Alysia Cortez (Debut) *
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Nick Pica (4-0) vs. Mauricio Alonso (10-5)
Glory Lightweight Feature Fight: Jose Palacios (7-7) vs. TJ Arcengal (4-1) *
Bellator Middleweight Feature Fight: Brandon Hester (1-0) vs. DeMarco Villalona (1-0) *
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Israel Delgado (0-1) vs. JJ Okanovich (0-1)
Bellator Welterweight Feature Fight: James Terry (15-8) vs. Carlos Rocha (9-3)
Bellator Flyweight Feature Fight: Matt Ramirez (1-1) vs. Josh Paiva (5-1)
Bellator Bantamweight Feature Fight: Gabe Carrasco (5-0) vs. Joe Neal (5-0)
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Adam Piccolotti (5-0) vs. Marlen Magee (3-3)
Bellator Featherweight Feature Fight: Thomas Diagne (5-4) vs. Mike Malott (4-1)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament Alternate Bout: Francis Carmont (23-10) vs. Philipe Lins (9-1)

*Fights taking place simultaneously inside cage and ring

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