Join us tonight at SB Nation MMA as BloodyElbow.com's Mike Fagan (@Mike_Fagan_13) will be here to bring you live results and commentary for Bellator 40. Our coverage will begin in conjunction with the MTV2 broadcast starting at 9 p.m. ET so be sure to make SB Nation MMA your home for this event.
This is the sixth event of Bellator Fighting Championships' fourth season, taking place at the First Council Casino in Newkirk, Oklahoma. The commentators for this event will be Sean Wheelock and Jimmy Smith.
For analysis about this event, BloodyElbow.com has previews, predictions and much more.
Tonight's televised card features three bouts:
Askren's welterweight title belt is not on the line in the main event, and the bout is schedule for three rounds. Hieron and Weedman are battling for a spot in the finals of the welterweight tournament. The winner will meet Rick Hawn in the finals. Woodard and Chandler is the second semi-final of the lightweight tournament, with Patricky Freire awaiting the victor.