Bellator Fighting Championships announced on Thursday that an expected Bellator 76 headliner between Eddie Alvarez and Patricky Freire is now official.

Bellator 76 takes place Oct. 12 and will feature 10 fights in total, four of which will serve as the Season 7 featherweight quarterfinals. The MTV2-broadcast main draw will see two-time tournament vet Nazareno Malegarie take on Rad Martinez, while Wagnney Fabiano, Jeremy Spoon and Cody Bollinger square off with Akop Stepanyan, Mike Richman and Shahbulat Shamhalaev, respectively.

The event takes place at Caesars Windsor Hotel and Casino in Windsor, Ontario. The preliminary card streams live on both and and features a welterweight pairing between former two-division King of the Cage champion Dom O’Grady and onetime Strikeforce competitor A.J. Matthews, as well as a 145-pound scrap pitting the unbeaten Jason Fischer against Canadian prospect Kyle Prepolec.

Additionally, three more bouts will be featured on the evening’s undercard, as Ainsley Robinson meets Chad Laprise at lightweight, Ali Mokdad faces Simon Marini at middleweight and Nayeb Hezam squares off with Magomedrasul Khasbulaev at featherweight.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Chael Sonnen vs. Tito Ortiz set for Jan. 21 in California as Bellator 170 headliner

  • 3 days ago

As expected, “The Bad Guy” will indeed face “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy.”Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News read news >>

Bellator 163 takes shape with Liam McGeary vs. Phil Davis title headliner

  • 29 days ago

The lineup is taking shape for November’s Bellator 163 event.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

Bellator Kickboxing: Florence Main Card Finalized |

  • 4 days ago

Bellator Kickboxing announced today that it has added a trio of fights to its December 10 event at the Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy. read news >>

UFC Fight Night Albany Headliner Named, Several Other Bouts Announced |

  • 7 days ago

The UFC is going heavy for its quick New York turnaround with two heavyweight bouts taking the top slots at a UFC Fight Night in Albany. read news >>

Bellator 162's Josh Appelt on Bobby Lashley co-headliner: 'Why am I such a big underdog?'

  • a day ago

Returning to the Bellator cage tonight, heavyweight Josh Appelt is aware of his underdog status against pro-wrestler-turned-heavyweight-prospect Bobby Lashley. That doesn’t mean, however, that he’s a read news >>

Legacy FC 60 Results and Highlights: Brian Heden Retires Tyler East |

  • 14 days ago

Legacy FC 60 headliner Tyler East announced his retirement from MMA after rival Brian Heden knocked him out. read news >>

Bellator MMA Announces Back-to-Back Events |

  • 11 days ago

Bellator announced the promotion’s first ever Friday/Saturday doubleheader event with Bellator 166 and Bellator 167 taking place on consecutive nights. read news >>

Bellator 162 headliner Kendall Grove loving life, not worrying about future title shots

  • 7 days ago

If Kendall Grove wasn’t so busy loving life, he might have time to sit around and wonder if a Bellator title shot might be in his future. Filed under: Bellator, News, Videos read news >>

Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen Announced for Bellator 170: Comments, Reaction

  • 3 days ago

Bellator will have perhaps the biggest night in its promotion history Jan. 21, when Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen headline Bellator 170 in Los Angeles. Scott Coker, Bellator's president, announced the read news >>

Coker Undeterred by Potential of Public Backlash Ahead of Bellator's Israel Debut | FIGHTLAND

  • 17 days ago

Photo via Scott Coker/Twitter Last month, Bellator announced its first event in Israel, which is scheduled to take place on November 10 at Tel Aviv’s 11000-seat Menora Mivtachim Arena. The card boast read news >>