Bellator Fighting Championships will debut in Rhode Island this November with Bellator 81. The card will take place November 16 from the University of Rhode Island's Ryan Center.
"The Ryan Center is an incredible arena that should play host to a great night of fights," Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney said. "The Northeast has always treated Bellator well, and I'm excited for the opportunity to bring Bellator to Rhode Island."
No fights were announced in making the event official. The main card will air on MTV2.
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