Bellator teased a major announcement for today regarding one of their cornerstone events for this year, and if all goes according to plan, it will surely deliver for the fans. On September 19th at the SAP Center in San Jose, where Scott Coker’s Strikeforce first broke ground and rose to prominence, Bellator will have the following:
- A light heavyweight title fight main event between reigning champion Liam McGeary and challenger Tito Ortiz.
- A four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament to determine the next title challenger. The participants are Muhammed Lawal, Phil Davis, Emanuel Newton, and Linton Vassell. Matchmaking for this tournament (plus reserve bouts) will be announced later. The semifinals will consist of two 5-minute rounds and the final will be the standard three 5-minute rounds.
- Three GLORY kickboxing bouts, featuring Paul Daley and Joe Schilling as two of the confirmed fighters in this special co-promotion bit. There will be a separate ring in addition to the Bellator cage in the arena configuration.
— GLORY World Series (@GLORY_WS) June 19, 2015
‘Kimbo vs. Shamrock’ live stream and play-by-play
Live, top-to-bottom coverage of tonight’s Bellator 138 event in St. Louis, which is headlined by a special heavyweight bout between Kimbo Slice and Ken Shamrock.
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