The event will feature the Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko defending his title against Season Eight Tournament Winner Doug Marshall. Also, former Bellator champ Joe Warren will return and take on Nick Kirk in his first fight since November 2012.
The night will also feature the opening round of Bellator’s Fall Season Middleweight Tournament, and the “Fight Master” tournament final.
The event will broadcast LIVE starting at 8 p.m. ET on Spike. The preliminary card will be streamed LIVE and FREE on Spike.com starting at 6:00 p.m. ET. Tickets for the event will be on sale Thursday, June 20th at Ticketmaster.com or by visiting the Mohegan Sun Box Office, with tickets starting at just $30 dollars.
“This Fall’s season is the most stacked season we’ve ever had and this special Saturday night, 3-hour kick off free on Spike TV is an amazing first act,” Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said. “This Middleweight World Title fight has fight of the year written all over it. Adding Joe’s return, the Fight Master finale and the opening round of the Middleweight tourney will be an incredible night of fights at Mohegan Sun.”