Bellator Statement on Bellator 244

April 21, 2020

Due to the ongoing safety concerns surroundingthe COVID-19 outbreak, as well as current federal, state and local governmentmandates, Bellator MMA officials today have announced that Bellator 244, originally scheduled to take place on June 6 atWintrust Arena in Chicago, Ill., has been postponed.


The organization will continue to monitor thesituation closely and fully intends to reschedule the event as soon aspossible.


As always, the health and safety of ourathletes, fans, partners and staff remains our top priority. We appreciate theunderstanding and patience of everyone involved during this incrediblydifficult time.


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