Bellator bantamweight champion Zak Makovsky will get back in action in April at Bellator 41 against undefeated prospect Chad Robichaux in a non-title fight.
The bout was confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by sources close to the negotiations on Tuesday. MMAJunkie.com initially reported the booking.
Makovsky won the Bellator tournament last season to claim the 135lb gold. He’s undefeated through 4 fights so far in Bellator, capped off with his title win over Ed West last October.
Chad Robichaux, a military veteran, making his Bellator debut in April. With a perfect 11-0 record, Robichaux has fought in several regional promotions and made a jump to Strikeforce last year on one of their undercards.
Now he steps up to face Makovsky in a non-title fight in April.
More fights are expected to be announced by Bellator in the coming weeks for the upcoming show.