Bellator Fighting Championships returns to The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on September 17th. “Bellator 50” will showcase Rad Martinez’s (Pictured) highly anticipated promotional debut, as well as four Middleweight Tournament quarterfinal fights.
Martinez’s inspirational story won fans over when the middleweight was featured in an ESPN “Outside the Lines” segment earlier this summer. He will face Brian Van Hoven in one of eight preliminary bouts.
The night will be headlined by the opening round of the organization’s Season Five Middleweight tourney.
Tickets for the event are on sale now at Bellator.com and Ticketmaster.com.
The main card will air on MTV2 at 9PM ET/PT.
Here are the athletes participating in the show:
Robert Goodridge vs. James Reese
Marcelo Goncalves vs. Dietter Navarro
Valdir Araujo vs. Ryan Hodge
Shah Bobonis vs. Marcos da Matta
John Kelly vs. Cristiano Souza
Ailton Barbosa vs. Ryan Keenan
Edson Berto vs. Luis Palomino
Rad Martinez vs. Brian Van Hoven
Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinals (1stRound):
Bryan Baker vs. Jared Hess
Zelg Galesic vs. Alexander Shlemenko
Sam Alvey vs. Vitor Vianna
Victor O’Donnell vs. Brian Rogers