Bellator are denying claims from their light heavyweight champion Attila Vegh that the promotion asked him to step aside to make way for a more lucrative Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Emanuel Newton fight for the interim belt.
The Lawal-Newton rematch is part of Bellator 106. Newton won the first fight during the Season 8 light heavyweight tournament
The PPV has three title fights announced and is headlined with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Tito Ortiz. It’s November 2 from the Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, CA.