Bellator Fighting Championships returns to Caesars Atlantic City on Friday, May 11, with Bellator 68. The main card will air LIVE on MTV2 at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. The preliminary card will stream LIVE and free on Spike.com starting an hour earlier, at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).
Bellator 68’s main event will feature the season six featherweight tournament final between Marlon Sandro (22-3) and Daniel Straus (19-4), with the winner earning $100,000 and a shot at Bellator 145 pound gold.
Also on the card, a season six bantamweight tournament semifinal bout is scheduled with Marcos Galvao (11-5-1) taking on Travis Marx (19-23). Seth “The Kimbo Killer” Petruzelli (14-6) will take on fellow UFC veteran Carmelo Marrero (14-5). And a long-awaited rematch between former DREAM welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis (16-6) and Waachiim Spiritwolf (9-9-1) will also take place.
In Bellator 68 preliminary card action, Marcin Held (12-2) will take on New Jersey’s Derrick Kennington (6-2) at lightweight. Philadephia’s Jesus Marinez (6-2) faces “The Burmese Python” Aung La Nsang (9-7) in a175 pound catchweight bout.
New Jersey’s Jeff Lentz (9-2-1) will square off with submission specialist Eddie Fyvie (9-5) at featherweight in a rematch of a bout that took place almost three years ago that saw Lentz win via first round knockout. Also, Bellator veteran Jacob Kirwan (9-4) takes on newcomer Don Carlos-Clauss (8-6) at lightweight.
Two Bellator veterans, Claudio Ledesma (6-2) and Anthony Leone (10-5), will do battle at bantamweight. And rounding out the card, Gregory Milliard (2-2) returns to the Bellator cage to take on Cameroon’s Francios Ambang (1-3-1) at middleweight.
MAIN CARD (MTV2)
- Featherweight Tournament Finals Fight: Marlon Sandro vs. Daniel Straus
- Bantamweight Tournament Semifinal Fight: Marcos Galvao vs. Travis Marx
- Catchweight (230 lbs.) Feature Fight: Seth Petruzelli vs. Carmelo Marrero
- Welterweight Feature Fight: Marius Zaromskis vs. Waachiim Spiritwolf
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)
- Lightweight Feature Fight: Jacob Kirwan vs. Don Carlos-Clauss
- Lightweight Feature Fight: Marcin Held vs. Derrick Kennington
- Bantamweight Feature Fight: Claudio Ledesma vs. Anthony Leone
- Middleweight Feature Fight: Gregory Milliard vs. Francios Ambang
- Catchweight (175 lbs.) Feature Fight: Jesus Martinez vs. Aung La Nsang
- Featherweight Feature Fight: Jeff Lentz vs. Eddie Fyvie