CHICAGO, Ill. (February 22, 2012) â€” After two hugely-successful shows in 2011, Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that the worldâ€™s leading tournament-based promotion will be heading back to the sold-out, raucous Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada on Friday, May 4 for Bellator 67. The night will be loaded with tournament action, as well as a bevy of preliminary fights filled with local stars sure to make the Canadian faithful proud. Tickets for this event are on sale now and are available at Ticketmaster.com and in-person at the Casino Rama Box Office. Tickets are priced from $25-$175 Canadian.
â€œWeâ€™re thrilled to be able to partner once again with this world leader to bring Ontario MMA fans another edge-of-your-seat action packed fight night,â€ said Jeff Craik, Vice President of Marketing, Casino Rama. â€œThis is exactly the type of Big Time Excitement customers have come to expect from us.â€
The event will also be broadcast LIVE starting at 8 p.m. EST on MTV2 and in commercial-free HD on EPIX. Doors open at 6 p.m. EST, with the first fight scheduled for 7 p.m. EST. The preliminary card, featuring the areaâ€™s top local talent will be streamed LIVE and FREE around the world on Spike.com starting at 7 p.m. EST.
â€œCasino Rama has been a spectacular home for Bellator throughout 2011, so returning to this majestic jewel of a resort/casino was a very easy decision to make,â€ Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney said. â€œAs always our fight card will be stacked from top to bottom with many of the worldâ€™s best fighters, so I expect nothing less than a packed house once again on May 4.â€
Bellator 67 will mark the third-time ever the organization has hosted an event at Casino Rama and the fourth time the promotion has visited Canada for an event.
More info on the fight card coming shortly.
For more information, visit Bellator.com, follow Bellator on Twitter @BellatorMMA, follow Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney @BjornRebney and check out Bellator on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Bellator
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