London, UK -
Leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA has today announced the next event in the European Fight Series will take place in Birmingham on Saturday, May 4 at the Resorts World Arena.
The event will be headlined by an exciting lightweight bout between former Bellator world champion Brent Primus
(8-1) and Tim "The Experiment" Wilde
(12-3) and will be the second instalment of six scheduled Bellator European Fight Series events set to take place throughout the UK and Europe in 2019.
Tickets to Bellator Birmingham: Primus vs. Wilde
go on sale on Friday, February 15, with a special pre-sale on Thursday, February 14, and can be purchased from TheTicketFactory.com
, as well as the Resorts World Arena box office.
American fighter Primus (8-1), who fights out of Eugene, Oregon, has a near-perfect record. Making his professional MMA debut in September 2010, Primus enjoyed an eight-fight undefeated streak, including six successive wins under Bellator and earning the world title with a win over current titleholder Michael Chandler
. Primus is aiming to get back on track and rediscover the formidable skill which saw him make such an impressive start to his career.
Wilde (12-3) meanwhile, who fights out of Cannock, will make his Bellator debut on the night and will be looking to put on a show in front of an expectant Birmingham crowd. Wilde who joins Bellator MMA from Golden Ticket Fight Promotions, is currently enjoying a three-fight win streak and will be looking to make that four on the bounce when he steps into the Bellator cage for the first time. The former BAMMA and Cage Warriors veteran, known for his explosive striking style, has six knockout victories to his name during his career. Bellator Birmingham: Primus vs. Wilde
will air live on free to air Channel 5 at 10 p.m. GMT on Saturday, May 4.
With a sell-out crowd expected on the night, Bellator Birmingham: Primus vs. Wilde
promises to be an unforgettable night of MMA action.
Further bout announcements are expected in the coming weeks. About Bellator:
Bellator is a leading global mixed martial arts and kickboxing organization featuring many of the best fighters in the world. Under the direction of veteran fight promoter Scott Coker, Bellator events take place in major cities worldwide and can be seen on television in over 160 countries to an available audience of over one billion people. In the United States, Bellator can be seen on both Paramount Network and DAZN, the world's first truly dedicated LIVE sports streaming service. Bellator is comprised of an executive team that includes top industry professionals in television production, live event orchestration, fighter development/relations, venue procurement, sponsorship creation/development, international licensing, marketing, advertising, publicity and commission relations. Bellator is based in Hollywood, Calif. and owned by entertainment giant Viacom, home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms.
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