The Bellator Fighting Championships will head to the Casino Rama in Rama, Onterio, Canada for Bellator 47 on Saturday, July 23rd. This marks the first international event for Bellator. Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney stated on the official release at Bellator.com, “Our fans have been asking us to come to Canada since our first season. Casino Rama is an unbelievable venue and should make for a magical night of fights at Bellator 47.”
Bellator 47 will host the semifinals of the Bellator Featherweight Summer Series Tournament. Confirmed participants in the tournament include Marlon Sandro, Patt Curran, and Nazareno Malegarie. In addition, the event also features current Bellator Featherweight champion Joe Warren defending his title against the Season 4 Featherweight tournament winner Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.