Bellator's "Summer Series" All Booked; Launches Saturday, Wraps 8/20
By MATT MOLGAARD
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
Bellator Fighting Championships_ third and final 2011 "Summer Series" event is now officially booked for August 20th at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.
With the first two â€œSummer Seriesâ€ events taking place on June 25th, and July 23rd, the promotionâ€™s summer lineup is complete.
The first of three events takes place this weekend, at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Hollywood, Florida, and features the featherweight tournament quarterfinals. The tournaments opening round boasts a string of compelling fights, as well as the 145 pound return of Pat Curran.
Check out the full first round lineup below:
-Marlon Sandro vs. Genair da Silva
-Pat Curran vs. Luis Palomino
-Adam Schindler vs. Ronnie Mann
-Nazareno Malegarie vs. Jacob Devree
Also slated to appear on this weekendâ€™s Bellator 46 card are Jessica Aguilar, Dan Cramer and Josh Samman.
Bellator will travel to Canada on July 23rd for their 47th (and second summer) event, when the Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, Canada hosts the action. Already booked to appear in non-tournament competition are Ben Saunders and Douglas Lima. A featherweight championship bout between Joe Warren and Patricio Freire is scheduled to headline the event.
All three cards will be televised by MTV2.
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