Bellator MMA is using excessive off back-to-back nights in Hawaii. Patchy Mix’s Knockout of the Year contender received him the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix, interim bantamweight championship and $1 million. One night time earlier, Liz Carmouche continued her dominant reign as girls’s flyweight champion and arrange a future conflict with shut pal Ilima-Lei MacFarlane.
Looking forward, former middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi returns on May 12 in opposition to Fabian Edwards. The battle is Mousasi’s first since shedding the middleweight title to Johnny Eblen 11 months in the past. Edwards, the youthful brother of UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards, can clear a path to his personal world title by eliminating the No. 1 contender in Bellator’s official rankings.
One month later, Bellator brings an enormous championship doubleheader to Chicago on June 16. Vadim Nemkov defends his Bellator mild heavyweight championship in opposition to multi-time UFC title challenger Yoel Romero. The card additionally options reigning featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull pursuing his third-divisional title in opposition to bantamweight champion Sergio Pettis. The winner of Pettis vs. Pitbull will unify the bantamweight title with interim champ Mix at a later date.
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Upcoming Bellator MMA schedule
Bellator 296May 12Gegard Mousasi vs. Fabian EdwardsMiddleweightsParisShowtimeBellator 297
Vadim Nemkov (c) vs. Yoel Romero
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