Bellator 28 Set For New Orleans On September 9

Bellator Fight Championships continues to round out its third season with the promotion officially announcing today that Bellator 28 is set for New Orleans’, Louisiana’s Mahalia Jackson Theater on September 9.

“We are really happy to be bringing Bellator to the die-hard MMA fans in New Orleans,” Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney stated. “The Mahalia Jackson Theater is the perfect venue to continue the semifinal rounds of our season three tournaments and to host a couple of great “Qualifier Fights” that will help build our tournaments at 145 and 155 for the fourth season.”

The event is set to feature a main event between UFC veteran Rich Clementi and Carey Vanier in the 155-pound division, while Bellator veteran Georgi Karakhanyan will meet Chas Skelly in the featherweight division.

Tickets for the show go on sale Friday of this week and may be purchased on The main card of the event will also be broadcast live on FOX Sports Net.