Bellator Fighting Championships on Thursday announced its first trip to Arizona. The promotion makes its first stop in the state on April 16 with Bellator 41 at the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma. The fights will take place at the casino’s outdoor venue.
Two superfights headline the fight card. Bellator featherweight champion Joe Warren faces Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt Marcos Galvao, while bantamweight beltholder Zack Makovsky faces undefeated Chad Robichaux. Both are non-title affairs.
Bellator 41 will also play host to the Season 4 Featherweight Tournament semifinals.
Daniel Straus takes on Kenny Foster in one half of the featherweight bracket, while Wilson Reis faces Patricio “Pitbull” Freire in the other.