The third event in Bellator Fighting Championships’ upcoming “Summer Series” trilogy now has a location, as Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney (Pictured; file photo) announced Wednesday that Bellator 48 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 Bellator 48 will air live on MTV2 and will feature the final round of Bellator’s latest eight-man, 145-pound tournament.

Bellator’s “Summer Series” will kick off June 25 with Bellator 46, where Marlon Sandro, Pat Curran Ronnie Mann and Nazareno Malegarie will square off in respective featherweight quarterfinal bouts with Genair da Silva, Luis Palomino, Adam Schindler and Jacob Devree.

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 “Pitbull” Freire.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Bellator's Marcos Galvao confident he'll get trilogy rematch with Joe Warren – eventually

  • 26 days ago

Marcos Galvao is looking for a fight. He had one, and he lost it. He thought he had a new one – and it would’ve been a doozy. But he lost that, too.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Patricio Pitbull in Top Form Heading into Bellator 145 Main Event Trilogy Bout

  • 23 days ago

Most fighters focus on getting better with their fighting techniques, growing their arsenal of finishing moves. No doubt, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire works hard to make read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Daniel Cormier and Daniel Straus

  • 27 days ago

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Daniel Cormier and Daniel Straus.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

Bellator 145's David Rickels on Chandler rematch: 'This one's special to my heart'

  • 27 days ago

For David Rickels, his rematch with Michael Chandler is an opportunity to prove how far he’s come.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Reminder: Part 2 of 'Road To Bellator 145: With A Vengeance' airs tonight on Spike

  • 27 days ago

As a reminder, the second part of a behind-the-scenes series previewing this week’s Bellator 145 event premiers tonight on Spike.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

James Thompson Has Sights Set on Bobby Lashley… and Bellator Belt

  • 28 days ago

Having turned his life around, James Thompson has his sights set on Bobby Lashley and then the Bellator heavyweight belt. read news >>

Vitor Belfort Video: Defends Controversial UFC 152 Drug Tests, Talks Dan Henderson

  • 28 days ago

Vitor Belfort discusses the controversial drug tests surrounding UFC 152, his upcoming trilogy bout with Dan Henderson, and his recent meeting with Dr. Ben Carson. read news >>

Bellator 145's Will Brooks doesn’t feel 'much of a threat by anybody' in Bellator

  • 28 days ago

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks is comfortable with his position in the sport and he doesn’t foresee it changing anytime soon. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Featherweight champ Patricio 'Pitbull': Bellator needs more fighters to challenge for my belt

  • 28 days ago

Patricio Freire wants Bellator to sign some fresh blood to the featherweight division that can present an immediate threat to his title reign.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Video: Part 1 of 'Road To Bellator 145: With A Vengeance,' featuring 'Pitbull,' Straus

  • 29 days ago

Did you miss the debut of Part 1 of “Road To Bellator 145: With A Vengeance,” or just want to watch it again? Check out the full first episode. Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos read news >>