An exciting welterweight bout has been added to Bellator’s return to California as Brennan Ward (14-4 MMA) will take on Paul Daley (38-14-2 MMA) at Bellator 170.
Brett Okamoto of ESPN announced the bout on twitter.
NEW FIGHT added to Bellator 170 on Jan. 21 in Inglewood, California: Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) November 30, 2016
Bellator 170 will take place on January 21, 2017 at the The Forum in Inglewood, California. The event will air on Spike TV following the preliminary card on MMA Mad.
Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz and UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will headline the event.
Ward, is coming off a huge first round TKO win over Saad Awad at Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis earlier this month. Daley had a six-fight winning streak snapped at Bellator 158 in London, losing a unanimous decision to now champion Douglas Lima.
With this announcement, Bellator 170 now looks like this:
Tito Ortiz vs. United States Chael Sonnen
Hisaki Kato vs. Brazil Ralek Gracie
Brennan Ward vs. Paul Daley