The Bellator Fighting Championships’ season six welterweight tournament will come to a conclusion at Bellator 72 on July 20th. Karl Amoussou will challenge Bryan Baker in the finals which takes place from the Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
Amoussou (15-4-2) earned his way to the finals by notching wins over Chris Lozano and David Rickels. He defeated Lozano by rear-naked choke submission in the first round of Bellator 63. In the semifinal round Amoussou earned a split decision win over David Rickels at Bellator 69.
Baker (18-3) paved his way into the welterweight finals with back-to-back decision wins over Carlos Alexandre Pereira and Ben Saunders. He would record a split decision win over Pereira at Bellator 63 then outpoint Saunders at Bellator 67.
Bellator 72 will be televised live on MTV2 and EPIX HD. The event will also feature the semifinal round of the Summer Series light heavyweight tournament, as well as, the third meeting between Marius Zaromskis and Waachiim Spirtwolf.