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Mohegan Sun to host Bellator 110

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According to a Jan. 24 report from MMAFightRadio.com, Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun is set to host Bellator 110.

The event, which goes down on Feb. 28, features a main event that pits Quinton “Rampage” Jackson against former Bellator light heavyweight champion Christian M’Pumbu, plus a co-main featuring King Mo Lawal against Mikhail Zayats.

Also on the Bellator 110 card, Connecticut standout Matt Bessette is set to fight Brazilian striker Diego “Guns” Nunes.

“I am always excited to fight for Bellator,” Bessette said. “To be chosen to compete in the Toughest Tournament In Sports is life changing and I am happy to be given this opportunity. If I am preparing to fight the best at all times, I’ll always be ready come fight night and I have been ready for months now. Connecticut is home and Mohegan Sun will be on fire when I am in the cage on February 28th.”

Additionally, Mike Richman fights Desmond Green in a featherweight bout on the Bellator 110 card.

“If feels great to be back in the tournament,” Richman said. “No questions asked, I’m coming hard this tournament. Des Green is a tough grinder and he thinks he will take me down and keep me there, I guess we will have to wait and see. He won’t see my speed, but he will feel my power.”

In another key bout on the Bellator 110 card, Scott Cleve fights Daniel Weichel.

“I’ve been working hard getting ready for this tournament and I feel more than ready,” Cleve said. “I almost feel like I can go into this fight with nothing to lose. I think that my speed and ground game will be my biggest asset. Weichel is very experienced and I have to be ready for a war.”

Also on the card, Goiti Yamauchi fights Will Martinez.

“I am excited beyond belief to be able to participate in the featherweight tournament,” Martinez said. “I feel like I have all of the pieces in place to make a successful run at the title. Goiti is a great fighter and the toughest opponent I have faced yet. We both love to finish fights as quick as possible. I would love to end this fight with a first round submission, but I am ready for a three-round war.”

The full Bellator 110 card now includes:

  • Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (33-11) vs. Christian M’Pumbu (18-5)
  • King Mo Lawal (11-3) vs. Mikhail Zayats (22-7)
  • Diego Nunes (18-5) vs. Matt Bessette (12-4)
  • Mike Richman (16-3) vs. Desmond Green (9-2)
  • Daniel Weichel (31-8) vs. Scott Cleve (14-3)
  • Goiti Yamauchi (16-1) vs. Will Martinez (8-2)
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