Welterweight Tournament Semifinals and Matyushenko-Beltran scheduled for Bellator 116

Bellator will be returning to the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California on April 11th for Bellator 116 and the card will be headlined by the semifinals of the upcoming welterweight tournament. Bellator 116

Along with the welterweight tournament semifinals, the main card on Spike TV will feature a light heavyweight bout as Vladimir Matyushenko meets Joey Beltran.

The main card will be shown live on Spike TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and the preliminary card will be streamed live on Spike.com at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

Tickets for the event will be on sale Friday, January 24th and can be purchased by visiting Pechanga.comBellator.com, or by calling the Pechanga Box Office at 877-711-2946 or visiting between noon and 8 p.m. daily.

“Pechanga was a fantastic partner for Bellator on Spike in 2013 and this partnership is only getting bigger and better in 2014,” Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney said. “Just 90 minutes from our home base, Pechanga is our home away from home here in Southern California. With some of the best MMA fans on earth, an incredible Welterweight tournament and California’s premiere casino/resort destination, Friday, April 11th is going to be a spectacular night live at Pechanga.”

The season ten welterweight tournament will begin at Bellator 112 on March 14th and the complete tournament bracket is below.

WW Tournament Bracket

The current Bellator 116 Card is below.

TBA vs. TBA – Welterweight Tournament Semifinal
TBA vs. TBA – Welterweight Tournament Semifinal
Vladimir Matyushenko (27-7) vs. Joey Beltran (14-10, 1NC)