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Bellator 72 Complete With Welterweight Final, Paul Daley’s Debut

Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Paul Daley will make his debut for Bellator on July 20 at Bellator 72. The event takes place from The USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.

Daley asked for his release from Strikeforce recently so that he could compete more. His first fight for Bellator will come against Rudy Bears (14-10) on the main card. Daley sports a career record of 29-12-2.

Also on the main card will be the welterweight tournament final between Bryan Baker (18-3) and Karl Amoussou (15-4-2). The semifinals of the light heavyweight tournament are also on tap, as Emanuel Newton (18-6-1) meets Attila Vegh (26-4-2) and Tim Carpenter (9-1) takes on Travis Wiuff (67-14).

The final main card bout boasts welterweights Waachiim Spiritwolf (9-10-1) and Marius Zaromskis (17-6).