Bellator 103 will see the promotion make their return to Kansas after almost two years. The Season 9 featherweight semifinals will occur.
The tournament opens at Bellator 99 in September with Patricio Freire vs. Diego Nunes, Shahbulat Shamhalaev vs. Akop Stepanyan, Desmond Green vs. Fabricio Guerreiro and Andrew Fisher vs. Joe Taimanglo. The winner takes $100,000 and a guaranteed featherweight title shot.
Freire and Shamhalaev are former title challengers as Nunes comes in off a UFC release.
Bellator 103 is October 11 at the Star Casino in Mulvane, KS. The main card will air live on Spike TV.
The tournament is set to conclude at Bellator 107 on November 15 from Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.