Brennan Ward vs. Dennis Olson booked for Bellator 144

A welterweight bout has been added to the Bellator 144 on October 23 in Connecticut as Brennan Ward will meet Dennis Olson on the main card broadcast on Spike TV.

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Jason Floyd – The MMA Report

The fight booking was announced by Bellator on Tuesday.

Bellator 144 will come from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and will be headlined by a bantamweight title fight rematch as champion Marcos Galvao makes his first title defense against former champion Eduardo Dantas.

Ward (11-3) has won back to back fights and both of those wins have come by stoppage in the first round. His most recent win came in July as he defeated Roger Carroll by knockout. Olson (14-9) returned to Bellator in July and was defeated by Paul Daley. He is 3-3 in his last six fights and two of those wins came by submission.

The current Bellator 144: Galvao vs. Dantas II fight card is below.

Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) vs. Eduardo Dantas (17-4)
Brandon Halsey (9-0) vs. Rafael Carvalho (11-1)
Brennan Ward (11-3) vs. Dennis Olson (14-9)
Michael Page (8-0) vs. TBA