Bellator Returns to Canada with Bellator 67 on May 4 at Casino Rama in Ontario
Bellator Fighting Championships
make at least two Canadian
appearances in Season 6, as the Chicago-based promotion Thursday
will take place at Casino Rama in Rama,
The May 4 event marks the promotion’s third overall event held at
Casino Rama and will serve as Bellator’s second trip to Ontario in
Bellator 64 on April 6 at Caesars Windsor.
No bouts have yet been announced for Bellator 67, but it is
expected to feature semifinal contests from one of the five planned
Season 6 tournaments. As per usual, the show will air live on MTV2
and Epix in standard and high definition, respectively.
Bellator made its Canadian debut during last year’s Summer Series,
showcasing the featherweight tournament semifinals at
Bellator 47. Pat Curran
Sandro both earned unanimous decisions at the event, and Curran
knocked out the Brazilian one month later at
Bellator 48 to become No. 1 contender for Joe Warren’s
Curran’s title bid kicks off Season 6 at
Bellator 60 on March 9. Also featured at the event will be the
upcoming featherweight tournament quarterfinals, featuring Marlon
Sandro, Ronnie Mann,
Fabiano and Daniel
Straus, among others.
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