Bellator and Bellator 181 are scheduled to take place in Houston on February 13, 2017, Bellator’s website said on Tuesday.
Bellator 180 will feature a light heavyweight title fight between former Bellator title challenger Chael Sonnen and former UFC light heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum.
The main card will also feature a heavyweight title bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Johny Hendricks.
Bellators president Scott Coker said he is excited to host the event.
“We are excited to welcome the new champions of the world to the Bellator cage,” Coker told MMAFighting.com.
“This is a perfect opportunity for the fans in Houston to witness their favorite athletes compete in a world-class tournament.
We will be featuring a light-heavyweight title fight, and I look forward to the fans watching it live on AXS TV.”
Gustafsson vs. Hendricks will take place at Bellator 182 on February 21, 2017.
Bellatagon 182 is set to take a different form than the event that featured former UFC heavyweight champion Jose Aldo, who is still the undisputed champion.