Bellator 111 fight card finalized with Ivanov-Hale set as featured prelim bout

The second show of the tenth season of Bellator MMA will take place on March 7th in Thackerville, Oklahoma and the complete fight card has been finalized by the organization.Bellator 111

Bellator 111 will come from the WinStar World Casino and the card will be headlined by a title bout as Eduardo Dantas makes his second bantamweight title defense as he is challenged by Summer Series tournament winner Rafael Silva.

The fight card will also feature the opening round of the season ten heavyweight tournament, which had bee previously announced by Bellator MMA.

Bellator 111 will broadcast live at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT on Spike TV and the preliminary card will be streamed live and free on beginning at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT. Tickets for the event are on sale now and can be purchased at or by visiting the WinStar World Casino Box Office.

In today’s announcement of the full fight card, Bellator MMA announced five bouts that have been added to the preliminary card on and the complete fight card lineup.

Three of the four opening round bouts in the heavyweight tournament will take place on the main card on Spike TV, with the other heavyweight tournament bout being the headliner of the prelims as Blagoi Ivanov meets Rich Hale.

Along with the tournament fight on the prelims, the undercard will feature heavyweight Javy Ayala looking for his second straight win in Bellator as he meets season five tournament winner Eric Prindle, and undefeated lightweight Brent Primus looks to take another step towards a spot in a future Bellator tournament as he meets Chris Jones.

The current Bellator 110: Dantas vs. Silva card is below.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Eduardo Dantas (15-3) vs. Rafael Silva (21-3) – Bantamweight Title Bout
Ryan Martinez (10-3) vs. Lavar Johnson (17-8) *
Peter Graham (9-6) vs. Mighty Mo (5-2) *
Alexander Volkov (19-4) vs. Mark Holata (12-4) *

Preliminary Card: ( – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Blagoi Ivanov (9-0) vs. Rich Hale (21-6) *
Daniel Miller (4-1) vs. Cortez Coleman (9-5)
Javy Ayala (6-3) vs. Eric Prindle (8-4)
Emeliano Sordi (12-4) vs. Matt Jones (4-6)
Brent Primus (4-0) vs. Chris Jones (8-2)
Treston Thomison (7-1) vs. Stephen Banaszak (2-1)

* – Heavyweight Tournament Opening Round Bout