Dan Hornbuckle will look to return to his winning ways following a June defeat suffered in the tournament championship when he faces off against the hard-hitting UFC veteran "Bad" Brad Blackburn.Bellator 25 - Chicago, IL
Undefeated Division I NCAA Wrestling Champion Cole Konrad takes on Spanish submission specialist Rogent Lloret in another heavyweight tournament showdown. Undefeated heavyweight sensation Damian "The Polish Pitbull" Grabowski makes his US debut in World Championship Heavyweight Tournament action against ground-and-pound specialist Scott Barrett.
Zoila "Warrior Princess" Frausto takes on the world's No. 6-ranked flyweight, undefeated Jessica Pene in an electrifying opening-round fight in Bellator's World Championship Women's Tournament.
Dan Hornbuckle (21-3) -550 vs. Brad Blackburn (15-11-1) +350
Cole Konrad (4-0) -250 vs. Rogent Lloret (9-1-1) +190
Damian Grabowski (12-0) -1100 vs. Scott Barrett (10-1) +600
115-Pound Women's Tournament:
Zoila Frausto (7-1) -290 vs. Jessica Pene (7-0) +230
Local Feature fights:
- Torrance Taylor (8-7) -130 vs. Shonie Carter (49-24) EVEN
- Kevin Knabjian (10-4) -115 vs. Brian Gassaway (28-19) -115
- Kenny Robertson (9-0) -150 vs. John Kolosci (14-6) +120
- Keoki Cypriano vs. Eric Kriegermeier