Bellator’s sixth-season featherweight finals are now set, as
Sandro will meet Daniel
Bellator 68 on May 11.
Sherdog.com confirmed the booking with Bellator officials on Friday
night. Bellator 68 takes place at Caesars Hotel and Casino in
Atlantic City, N.J., and airs on MTV2 and Epix. In addition to the
featherweight finals, the event will also showcase a welterweight
rematch between Marius
Zaromskis and Waachiim
This marks the second tournament final for which Sandro has
qualified, as the hard-punching
Nova Uniao representative also fought his way to the Summer
Series championship round before falling by knockout to future
divisional kingpin Pat Curran.
Sandro, 35, earned his spot in the Season 6 finals by running
Vargas in the March 9 quarterfinals before edging countryman
Bezerra via split decision in an April 6 semifinal pairing.
Meanwhile, Straus, 27, has won 15 of his last 16 bouts. Another
two-time tournament finalist, the Team Vision talent bested
Malegarie and Kenny
Foster in the Season 4 draw before dropping a unanimous
decision to Patricio
Freire in the finals. The reigning North American Allied Fight
Series lightweight champion has repeated the trick in Season 6 thus
far, outpointing Jeremy
Spoon and Mike Corey to
occupy the second slot in the finals.