Bellator will make history future month when it becomes the 1st U.S.-primarily based marketing to keep an event in France when it hosts Bellator Paris on Oct. 10 at Accor Arena.
ESPN broke the information Thursday night time.
“This is a monumental instant in the historical past of the sport, as very well as our group, and I am honored that Bellator will advertise the really first MMA function in France by a major advertising,” explained Bellator President Scott Coker in a assertion. “Many people have worked tirelessly to provide this to fruition, and it would not have been possible with no the assistance of the Minister of Athletics, Roxana Maracineanu, as effectively as the French Kickboxing Federation sanctioning overall body. I would also like to thank Accor Arena, who have been an incredible venue associate, and I simply cannot wait for the French supporters to be in attendance and be a part of us reside for what will be an unforgettable night time of action in Paris on Oct 10.”
Michael “Venom” Webpage is also slated to contend at the event. He faces undefeated Cage Warriors welterweight champion Ross Houston, who helps make his Bellator debut.
The function will aspect 13 MMA fights and three boxing bouts.
A minimal range of lovers will be authorized to attend the celebration. France just lately authorised MMA and the event will be controlled by the French Boxing Federation.