Bellator MMA takes over New York City with a blockbuster pay-per-view event. Madison Square Garden serves as host for Bellator 180 on Saturday, June 24. Headlining the event is a light heavyweight clash between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. In heavyweight action, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko makes his Bellator debut against UFC veteran Matt Mitrione.
The main fight card for Bellator 180 will also feature two championship fights. Welterweight champion Douglas Lima will put his title on the line against recently signed Lorenz Larkin. Michael Chandler will defend his lightweight title against against undefeated challenger Brent Primus.
The main fight card for Bellator 180 will be televised on pay-per-view beginning at 10:00pm ET.