Chicago, IL. (August 29, 2011) — Tickets are now on sale for Bellator 51, which will take place September 24 from the Canton Civic Center in Canton, Ohio. First fight will be at 7 p.m. EST, while the televised portion of the night will begin at 9 p.m. EST and air LIVE on MTV2. The undercard for Bellator 51 will be loaded with talent from Ohio’s largest Mixed Martial Arts promotion, The North American Allied Fight Series (NAAFS). Highlighting the undercard will be Ohio’s own Jessica Eye in action against Casey Noland, while Cleveland native Frank Caraballo will battle Dustin Kempf in a featherweight fight.
The night will also host the quarterfinals of Bellator’s bantamweight tournament, which will feature the self proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren, Cuban Olympian Alexis Vila and impressive Brazilian prospect Eduardo Dantas.
Bellator Season 5 Bantamweight Tournament – Quarterfinals (September 24, 2011 – Canton, Ohio.)
- Joe Warren (7-1) vs. Alexis Vila (9-0)
- Eduardo Dantas (12-2) vs. Wilson Reis (12-3)
- Ed West (16-5) vs. Luis Nogueira (11-1)
- Marcos Galvao (9-4-1) vs. Chase Beebe (19-6-1)
Tickets for the event can be purchased on Bellator.com and Ticketmaster.com, as well as the Canton Civic Center box office.
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