Bellator 71 To Kick Off “Summer Series” On June 22

Bellator Has announced the cards for their “Summer Series” kickoff next week with Bellator 71 in West Virginia.

Bellator 71 takes place June 22 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in Chester, W.V. The event features the start of the Light Heavyweight tournament with four quarterfinal bouts, plus a heavyweight fight featuring the promotional debut of former Strikeforce fighter Brett “The Grim” Rogers (11-4 MMA). The main card airs on MTV2 (and in high-definition on EPIX) while Spike.com will stream the prelims.

The full Bellator 71 card is below:

MAIN CARD (MTV2)

  • Travis Wiuff vs. Chris Davis – Light Heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Attila Vegh vs. Zelg Galesic – Light Heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Roy Boughton vs. Emanuel Newton – Light Heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Beau Tribolet vs. Richard Hale – Light Heavyweight tournament quarterfinal
  • Brett Rogers vs. Kevin Asplund

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)

  • Dan Spohn vs. Josh Stansbury
  • Tim Carpenter vs. John Hawk
  • Jason Butcher vs. Duane Bastress
  • Neil Johnson vs. Brylan Van Artsdalen
  • E.J. Brooks vs. Joey Holt

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