Summer is almost over and Bellator’s Summer Series will also come to close as the most popular tournament – based MMA promotion. Bellator will feature three championship fights all in one night at the Bellator 73: Curran vs. Pitbull on Friday, August 24. It will be held at the Harrah’s Tunica Hotel and Casino in Tunica Resorts, Mississippi.
Bellator 73 is one of the most highly anticipated matches of the year which will feature Bellator Featherweight World Champion Pat Curran as he makes his first title defense against the Brazilian fighter, Patricio Pitbull. Bellator 73 will also feature Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament Championship with Marcos Galvao versus Luis Noguiera. And as promised, fight number three with a Light Heavyweight Tournament Championship with Bellator 68 winner MMA veteran Travis Wiuff versus Attila Vegh and of course a lot of preliminary fights from the best local talents in the Mississippi area.
The Bellator 73 will be seen live on MTV 2 and also in commercial-free HD on EPIX with the preliminary fights available at Spike.com. And if you are looking into watching the fights live, then the best way to do it is to come to Harrah’s Tunica. This is the largest resort casino located in between Atlantic City and Las Vegas with state-of-the-art event center that can hold 2,300 seats which is perfect for any live special event like MMA fights.
Ryan Martinez will also be making his career debut as a heavyweight on August 24 as he fights against Mike Wessel Martinez is a prized fighter that is certainly worthy of Bellator with his 7 wins and 1 loss record. Don’t forget that Martinez has won an impressive fight over Mark Ellis who is a former two-time NCAA heavyweight champion. This is a Bellator Season 7 Heavyweight Tournament Qualifier fight.
And while all of these are well on their way for Bellator 73, kickboxing champ Cosmo Alexander will continue his MMA career at Bellator 73 as he fights Memphis native Harry Johnson in a lightweight event. A couple of welterweights on the other hand will also face off; Joe “Mongo” Williams will take on Andy Uhrich which is also from Memphis
These are just some of the names that you should expect from the fight and there are more strong fighters coming up so mark your calendars for the Bellator 73 fight at the Harrah’s Tunica Hotel, Mississippi.