Oct 29, 2011 9:00 PM EDT Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Bellator 56 will take place Oct. 29, 2011 from the Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. The night's main card will air on MTV2 with preliminary bouts being streamed on Spike.com.
Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren will defend his title against tournament winner Jay Hieron in the night's main event. The card will also feature the Bellator heavyweight tournament semifinals.