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Wednesday February 8th, 2012

Posted at 10:41am

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Caesars Windsor announced this morning, that for the first time ever, Bellator Fighting Championships heads to the casino for Bellator 64, live in the Colosseum on Friday, April 6th with the first fight kicking off at 7pm.

Catch all the action as two of the best welterweights in the world go head-to-head in the main event. Bellator Welterweight World Champion and former U.S. Olympic wrestler Ben Askren defends his belt against his greatest threat to date, knock-out artist Douglas Lima.

The evening’s event also includes the $100,000 Featherweight Tournament Semi-finals and the Bantamweight Quarterfinals.

Kevin Laforet, President and CEO of Caesars Windsor, said, “In the tradition of Caesars entertainment, we are thrilled to bring another exciting fighting championship event to the Colosseum with Bellator 64. We are proud to partner with Bellator Fighting Championships whose great reputation brings the best MMA fighters to the cage.”

Bellator Chairman & CEO Bjorn Rebney, added, “The support we have received in Canada has been nothing short of spectacular, so when we had the chance to partner with the world-renowned Caesars brand, it was an easy decision.”

Tickets start at $30 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Saturday, February 18th.

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