Bellator 83 is starting to take shape. The event is set to go down on December 7 and take place at the Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the main event is in place. Bellator has announced that the headlining bout will feature the Season 7 featherweight title bout between Shahbulat Shamhalaev and Rad Martinez.
Bellator Fighting Championships’ Season 7 featherweight tournament will come to a close Dec. 7 when finalists Rad Martinez and Shahbulat Shamhalaev square off at Bellator 83.
Sherdog.com confirmed the booking Monday with a source close to the event, which will air live on MTV2 and Spike.com from Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The main card will also feature women’s champ Zoila Gurgel in a non-title affair against Jessica Eye, while former bantamweight titlist Zach Makovsky takes on Anthony Leone.