Bellator 48 Targeted for Aug. 20 at Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun
The third event in Bellator
’ upcoming “Summer Series” trilogy now
has a location, as Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney
(Pictured; file photo) announced Wednesday that
will likely emanate from Mohegan Sun Arena in
Uncasville, Conn., on Aug. 20.
Rebney revealed the event’s probable location during a radio
appearance on MMAJunkie.com. Bellator 48 will air live on MTV2 and
will feature the final round of Bellator’s latest eight-man,
Bellator’s “Summer Series” will kick off June 25 with
Bellator 46, where Marlon
Sandro, Pat Curran
Mann and Nazareno
Malegarie will square off in respective featherweight
quarterfinal bouts with Genair da
Schindler and Jacob
The tournament semifinals will then be contested at
Bellator 47, which goes down July 23 and marks the promotion’s
Canadian debut. Additionally, reigning featherweight king Joe Warren
will defend his strap that night at Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario,
Canada, against fourth-season tournament winner Patricio
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A press conference announcing the full card is expected later this month.
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