Rhalan Gracie, son of legendary jiu-jitsu pioneer Relson Gracie, has signed with Bellator MMA and is set to make his MMA debut in May.
Rhalan is the grandson of master Helio Gracie and will face Dominic Sumner in the welterweight division. Sumner holds a 1-3 professional MMA record.
The event is scheduled for May 9 in San Jose, California, but obviously things can change as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic that has put sports on hold.
The seven preliminary bouts set for the card are below.
Alan Benson vs. Evan Gubera
Ivan Batinich vs. Joe Kropschot
Hyder Amil vs. Brandon Laroco
Gabriel Pacheco vs. Abraham Vesau
Rhalan Gracie vs. Dominic Sumner
Ryan Attebery vs. Mike Howard
Daniel Oseguera vs. Sorcrates Hernandez
Ryan Bader will defend his light heavyweight title in the night’s main event, while Gegard Mousasi will face Douglas Lima for the vacant middleweight title.