UFC veteran and Liverpool native Terry Etim will make his Bellator debut next month when he takes on Patrick Cenoble as part of the Spike TV 'Rampage vs. Tito' preliminary card. The organization announced the news Friday via press release.
Etim, 27, lost three of his last four in the UFC, culminating with a decision defeat to Renee Forte in February. The British lightweight went 6-5 in the UFC and holds a professional record of 15-5.
Cenoble, 23, is a Bellator veteran who most recently competed at Bellator 94 where he fought to a draw with UFC veteran Tony Fryklund. He is 9-2 in professional mixed martial arts.
Bellator's inaugural pay-per-view effort 'Rampage vs. Tito', also known as Bellator 106, takes place at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., on November 2nd. The event is headlined by a non-tournament, non-title light heavyweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champions Quinton Jackson and Tito Ortiz.
The fight card for that event is as follows:
Spike TV preliminary card:
Joe Riggs vs. Mike Bronzoulis
Terry Etim vs. Patrick Cenoble
Spike.com preliminary card: