Bellator Fighting Championships is ready for his highly anticipated return to “The Garden State” for Bellator 74 on Friday 28 September from the historical Caesars Atlantic City. The evening will present the start Welterweight Tournament of Season 7 as the Bellator Welterweight Champion Former Bellator native of New York, Lyman “Cyborg” Good, returns to action at the Tournament Welterweight Season 7 in front of the raucous audience of New Jersey. Tickets for Bellator 74 will go on sale Friday July 13 and are available at Ticketmaster or at the box office of Caesars. Tickets are $ 52 – $ 165.
The event will be broadcast LIVE starting at 8 pm EST on MTV2, commercial free and in HD by EPIX, and in Spanish on mun2. Doors open at 6 pm EST, with the first bout scheduled for 7 pm EST. The undercard will present some of the best local talent in the area and will be broadcast LIVE and FREE by Spike.com worldwide starting at 7 pm EST.
“Caesars Atlantic City has become a second home to Bellator betting , so we begin our seventh season in New Jersey was an easy decision to make,” said President and CEO of Bellator, Bjorn Rebney. “Atlantic City is a classic fight people of New Jersey is a hotbed of mixed martial arts, so our fans should expect another great night of fights.”
Good Bellator returns to a dominant destruction after 13 seconds in Bellator Levon Maynard 65 in April. After compiling an impressive streak of 10 straight wins starting his professional career, “Cyborg” expected to return to the tournament will produce the same results that saw him become the first champion of Bellator Welterweight in history.
Bellator 74 will mark the seventh event of Bellator from Caesars Atlantic City. Fans have been treated with some incredible moments of Atlantic City, including Daniel Straus defeating Marlon Sandro to become the Champion Featherweight Tournament Season 6 Bellator impressive victory over Michael Chandler to capture Patricky Pitbull Championship Lightweight Tournament Season 4 and Eduardo Dantas capturing the World Bantamweight Championship by submitting Zach Makovsky.
“Caesars has established a great partnership with Bellator Fighting Championships since our inaugural Bellator 44 in May 2011, and are proud of the fact that MTV2 will broadcast the latest tournaments live from our town,” said Don Marrandino, President of the Eastern Division of Caesars Entertainment.
“Bellator Fighting Championships scheduled at Caesars Atlantic City with six exhibitions of previous MMA, but I can honestly say without hesitation that on Friday September 28 74 Bellator will be our largest.”