Friday, July 22 a world title fight will take place as reigning lightweight championPatricky “Pitbull” (24-10 MMA, 17-9 BMMA) defends his crown against No. 1-ranked contender Sidney “Da Gun” Outlaw (16-4 MMA, 3-1 BMMA).
BELLATOR MMA will make its first visit to the state of Washington.
BELLATOR 283: Pitbull vs. Outlaw will be held at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. and will air live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
In the co-main event, former welterweight champion and No. 3-ranked Douglas “The Phenom” Lima (32-10 MMA, 14-6 BMMA) will fight No. 4-ranked contender Jason “The Ass-Kicking Machine” Jackson (15-4 MMA, 6-1 BMMA).
Also on the card, undefeated No. 4-ranked lightweight Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) will put his unbeaten record on the line against Team Alpha Male’s Chris “CG” Gonzalez (7-1 MMA, 6-1 BMMA).
Tickets for the event go on sale this Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m. PT and are available at Bellator.com and Ticketmaster.
A special pre-sale will take place the same day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. PT
The preliminary card will stream live on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel, SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel, and Pluto TV beginning at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
BELLATOR 283: PITBULL VS. OUTLAW MAIN CARD:
Friday, July 22 — 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Lightweight Championship Fight: C–Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire (24-10) vs. #1-Sidney Outlaw (16-4)
Welterweight Co-Main Event: #3-Douglas Lima(32-10) vs. #4-Jason Jackson (15-4)
Lightweight Bout: #4-Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0) vs. Chris Gonzalez (7-1)
BELLATOR 283: PITBULL VS. OUTLAWPRELIMINARY CARD:
BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel | SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel | Pluto TV
7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT
Lightweight Bout: Adam Piccolotti (13-4) vs. Tofiq Musayev (18-4)
Middleweight Bout: #7-Romero Cotton (6-0) vs. #8-Dalton Rosta (6-0)
Lightweight Bout: #10-Gadzhi Rabadanov (17-4-2) vs. Bobby King (12-4)