Bellator MMA returned to the Wichita Kansas area to determine the Light Heavyweight World Champion and to get the Lightweight tournament underway. It started with Derek Campos used his speed to outpoint Tim Welch. Marcin Held showed the fans why he’s renowned for his leglocks, getting Rodrigo Cavalhiero with a toehold. Derek Anderson caught Brandon Girts with a knee for a KO finish, and Patricky Pitbull quieted the crowd with a TKO win over hometown boy David Rickels. In the main event, Emanuel Newton controlled the pace over five rounds and walked away with the Light Heavyweight World Championship.