Ryan Bader vs. Matt Mitrione Fight Now Official

Mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA is currently gearing up for the semi-finals of the highly exciting heavyweight tournament grand prix. With that in mind, it would appear that Bellator MMA has locked down the next fight for the contest.

The heavyweight tourney is set to determine the champion of the division. In the semi-finales, Matt Mitrione is now locked in to face off against reigning Bellator light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader.

The promotion announced on Tuesday that Mitrione and Bader will fight within the Mohegan Sun Arena on Oct. 12 in Uncasville, Conn. The event will air live on Paramount and DAZN.

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