At long last, Christian M'Pumbu has a date set for the first defense of his light heavyweight title.
M'Pumbu, Bellator's 205-pound champion, next month will defend his belt at Bellator 84 against Attila Vegh. Sources close to the promotion on Monday confirmed the news to MMAjunkie.com.
Bellator 84 takes place Dec. 14 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., about 20 miles from Chicago. Main-card fights air on MTV2 following prelims on Spike.com.