Additionally, featherweights Mike Corey
Reardanz will collide at the event, which takes place at The
Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. The evening’s
preliminary bouts will stream live on Spike.com prior to the main
card’s broadcast on MTV2 and Epix.
Highlighting the televised card will be a featherweight
championship bout pitting reigning champion Joe Warren
against Summer Series tournament king and former lightweight title
challenger Pat Curran.
Also featured will be the quarterfinal round of the sixth-season
145-pound tournament, featuring Marlon
Fabiano and Daniel
Bailey exited the Octagon following back-to-back losses in 2011,
dropping a one-sided decision to Evan Dunham
in September before falling by technical knockout to Danny
Castillo two months later at UFC 139. “The Ultimate Fighter”
Season 13 veteran rebounded from the defeats to begin 2012,
Smith with a brabo choke at Colosseum Combat 19 on Jan. 7.
A former two-time UFC competitor, Wiuff has won three straight
fights since falling to fellow UFC vet Tim Hague in
October 2010. Wiuff made his Bellator debut this past fall, earning
a three-round, non-title decision over light heavyweight champion
Christian M’Pumbu at Bellator 55.