DTL’s new featherweight champion, Ruud Dzeko, will face a former UFC heavyweight champion in the main event of the Bellator 170 pay-per-view on Saturday.
Dzeko (19-2 MMA, 7-1 BMMA) and Diaz (21-4 MMA, 9-3 BMMA), who are both from Belize, will meet in the co-main event of Bellator 168, which takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The Bellator 165 card will be headlined by Bellator 172’s main event, which will air live on Spike TV.
The event will air on Spike following prelims on Spike.com.
The UFC has not disclosed the winner of the main card, but a potential matchup between champ Georges St-Pierre and former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Matt Hughes is a possibility.UFC officials said they expect to announce the winner for the Bellatras main event Saturday.
The UFC 170 card will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT.