Bellator MMA has placed several interesting matchups on the June 19 event from Oklahoma.
The main event, featuring Michael Chandler defending his Bellator lightweight title against Dave Jansen, will be joined by the semifinals in the “Summer Series” light heavyweight tournament boasting King Mo Lawal and Renato “Babalu” Sobral.
Also, the heavyweight “Summer Series” begins with two semifinal round fights.
“This event is insanely stacked, and it’s the reason we are making this a jam packed three hour show,” Bellator chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney said. “With a Lightweight Title fight, Mo, Babalu, War Machine and the start of our heavyweight tournament, this is going to be an amazing show start to finish on Spike.”
The main card airs on Spike TV, while the prelims stream online. The complete card is listed below.
Bellator Lightweight Title Fight: Michael Chandler (11-0) vs. Dave Jansen (19-2)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament: King Mo Lawal (9-2) vs. Seth Petruzelli (14-7)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament: Renato “Babalu” Sobral (37-10) vs. Jacob Noe (11-2)
Bellator Heavyweight Tournament: Vinicius “Spartan” Queiroz (6-3) vs. Rich Hale (21-5)
Bellator Heavyweight Tournament: Vitaly Minakov (10-0) vs. Ron Sparks (8-1)
War Machine (12-4) vs. Blas Avena (8-6)
Brandon Halsey (3-0) vs. Mike Brown (3-1)
Justin McNally (1-1) vs. Steven Artoff (5-1)
Keith Miner (5-4) vs. Damon Jackson (4-0)
Mike Maldonado (4-0) vs. Jason Sampson (10-1)
Brandon Girtz (8-2) vs. TBA (0-0)
Keith Berry (14-10) vs. Cortez Coleman (9-3)