Bellator Fighting Championships isn’t taking a lot of time off after Saturday’s season ending Bellator 45. The promotion is making a quick turn and heading into its first Summer Series, starting with Bellator 46 on June 25 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.
Bellator 46 kicks off the special featherweight tournament that will run over the course of the summer, determining a second challenger to the promotion’s championship currently held by Joe Warren. All four quarterfinal bouts will take place on June 25.
The Bellator 46 featherweight tournament pairings are set as follows:
-Marlon Sandro vs. Genair da Silva
-Ronnie Mann vs. Adam Schindler
-Pat Curran vs. Luis Palomino
-Nazareno Malegarie vs. Jacob Devrie
The undercard for Bellator 46 features Josh Samman taking on Bellator veteran Mike Bernhard in middleweight action, and heavyweight prospect Tony Johnson Jr. meeting a yet to be determined opponent. The women’s division will also be on display, as Bellator Season 3 Tournament vets Jessica “Jag” Aguilar and Carla Esparza return to action.