With UFC 149 popping off this weekend in Canada, it’s easy to forget Bellator Fighting Championships returns from their four-week hiatus to host “Bellator 72” on Friday.
The card features the Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Finals between Karl Amoussou and Bryan Baker.
Speaking of 170-pounders, slugger Paul Daley makes his promotional debut in the event. The Brit battles Rudy Bears in the night’s co-featured contest.
In addition, the event showcases the semifinals of the Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament and the highly-anticipated trilogy with Waachiim Spirtwolf and Marius Zaromskis.
The show takes place inside USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
MTV2 airs the main card at 8PM ET/PT.
Here is the event’s official agenda:
Julien Williams vs. Ryan DeRocher
Jason Carapelluci vs. Paul Barrow
Matt McCook vs. Shanon Slack
Kenny Moss vs. Raul Amaya
Chris Barnett vs. Tom Sauer
Ben Saunders vs. Brian Warren
Waachiim Spiritwolf vs. Marius Zaromskis
Tim Carpenter vs. Travis Wiuff (Light Heavyweight Tourney Semifinals)
Emanuel Newton vs. Attila Vegh (Light Heavyweight Tourney Semifinals)
Paul Daley vs. Rudy Bears
Karl Amoussou vs. Bryan Baker (Welterweight Tournament Final)