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Second Glory title fight added to Bellator: Dynamite card

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A third championship fight has been added to the stacked Bellator: Dynamite (Bellator 142) card in the form of a pro kickboxing bout between Glory featherweight champ Gabriel Varga and challenger Serhiy Adamchuck.

The event is set to take place September 19th at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. It will be headlined by a Bellator light heavyweight title fight between Tito Ortiz and champion Liam McGeary.

Varga most recently defeated top-ranked featherweight Mosab Amrani at Glory 20 on April 3rd via unanimous decision to capture the vacant title.

Adamchuk earned his upcoming title shot following an impressive debut at Glory 22 on June 5th, coming in on 24 hours notice to beat lightweight contender Marat Grigorian via decision in one of the biggest upsets of the year thus far.

The show will be a landmark event in Bellator's history as it will showcase the promotion's usual pro MMA bouts along with kickboxing bouts from top kickboxing promotion Glory.

The card will also feature a kickboxing bout between Zack Mwekassa and Saulo Cavalari  for the vacant Glory light heavyweight championship, as well as a four-man, one-night light heavyweight tournament to determine a next challenger to the Bellator title. The participants will be Phil Davis, Emanuel Newton, Linton Vassell and Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal.

Confirmed main card bouts:

  • Tito Ortiz vs. Liam McGeary (c) - light heavyweight championship¬†bout
  • Saulo Cavalari vs. Zack Mwekassa¬†- vacant Glory light heavyweight championship bout
  • Gabriel Varga (c) vs. Serhiy Adamchuck - Glory featherweight championship bout
  • Light heavyweight tournament competitors (pairings TBD):¬†Phil Davis, Emanuel Newton, Linton Vassell, Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal¬†