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Bellator’s British Invasion unveils promotional fight week schedule

BELLATOR’S BRITISH INVASION UNVEILS PROMOTIONAL FIGHT WEEK SCHEDULE
“The Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko to Join Fellow Legends of MMA Royce Gracie, Tito Ortiz & Ken Shamrock in Fight Week Festivities With Fans, Military and Media

(ALL TIMES EST)
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25
Official Media Day at The Boys & Girls Club of Bristol (MORE INFO)
225 West St. Bristol, CT 06010

3:00 p.m. The “Past, Present & Future of MMA:” Royce Gracie, Tito Ortiz, and Aaron Pico to conduct a Q & A with Hartford area high school wrestlers in attendance prior to their State Championships later in the week. (This event is open to media and invited guests only)

4:00 p.m. Official “Bellator: The British Invasion” press conference featuring Bellator President Scott Coker and all 10 fighters from the televised portion of the card:
Emanuel Newton (25-7) vs. Liam McGeary (9-0)
Paul Daley (35-13) vs. Andre Santos (37-9)
Cheick Kongo (22-9-2) vs. “King Mo” Lawal (14-4)
Rameau Sokoudjou (16-12) vs. Linton Vassell (14-4)
Michael Page (7-0) vs. Curtis Millender (7-0)
*Both Events Will Take Place at The Boys & Girls Club of Bristol*
THURSDAY, FEB. 26
Official Weigh-In inside Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Ave. Uncasville, CT 06382
5:00 p.m. Official Weigh-In Begins
**Open to the public and streaming live at www.bellator.com**

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Bellator MMA Fan Fest @ Dave and Busters
100 Buckland Hills Dr. Manchester, CT 06042
7:00 p.m. Legendary MMA fighters Fedor Emelianenko, Royce Gracie, Tito Ortiz, Ken Shamrock will sign autographs and take photos for fans. Bellator ring girls will be on site. Merchandise and tickets will be available for purchase as well.
FRIDAY, FEB. 27
“Bellator: The British Invasion” Event at Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Ave. Uncasville, CT 06382
4 – 6 p.m. Legendary MMA fighters Fedor Emelianenko, Royce Gracie, Tito Ortiz, and Ken Shamrock will sign autographs for ticketholders at Mohegan Sun
5:45 p.m. Kimbo Slice press conference
6:45 p.m. First preliminary fight
9:00 p.m. First televised fight
11:00 p.m. Post-fight press conference
Fight Info: Bellator MMA returns to The Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, February 27 for “Bellator: The British Invasion” featuring four of the UK’s biggest and brightest MMA stars fighting on American soil. Light Heavyweight Champion Emanuel Newton defends his title against Liam McGeary in the headlining match, while “King Mo” Lawal meets Cheick Kongo in a heavyweight superfight.
Tickets for the event are on sale now and can be purchased on Ticketmaster.com, Bellator.com or by visiting the Mohegan Sun Box Office.

“Bellator: British Invasion” – Friday, February 27, Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn.
Main Card (9 p.m. ET)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Title Fight: Champ Emanuel Newton (25-7) vs. Liam McGeary (9-0)
Bellator Welterweight Feature Fight: Paul Daley (35-13) vs. Andre Santos (37-9)
Bellator Heavyweight Feature Fight: Cheick Kongo (22-9-2) vs. “King Mo” Lawal (14-4)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Rameau Sokoudjou (16-12) vs. Linton Vassell (14-4)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Feature Fight: Michael Page (7-0) vs. Curtis Millender (7-0)
Preliminary Card (6:45 p.m. ET)
Bellator Bantamweight Prelim Fight: Randy Costa (0-0) vs. Carlos Hernandez (1-1)
Bellator Heavyweight Prelim Fight: Raphael Butler (8-1-1) vs. Josh Diekmann (15-5)
Bellator Welterweight Prelim Fight: Jesse Juarez (22-9) vs. Brennan Ward (9-3)
Bellator Middleweight Prelim Fight: Jason Butcher (8-1) vs. Tamdan McCrory (12-3)
Bellator Welterweight Prelim Fight: Bobby Flynn (4-2) vs. Neiman Gracie (2-0)
Bellator Bantamweight Prelim Fight: Marvin Maldonado (2-2) vs. Blair Tugman (6-5)
Dark Bout (approx. 11 p.m. ET)
Bellator Featherweight Dark Fight: Matt Bessette (13-6) vs. Josh Laberge (9-4)

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