A pair of world-class wrestlers will meet in the Bellator cage.
Former two-division champion Joe Warren will meet rising star Darrion Caldwell in the main event of Bellator 151 on March 15 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla., the promotion announced Friday.
Warren (13-4), a former world champion wrestler, has won six of his last seven fights and coming off a unanimous decision win over L.C. Davis in September. After that bout, Warren tested positive for marijuana and was handed a 90-day suspension by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Warren, 39, dropped the bantamweight title to Marcos Galvao back in March. He had previously won the Bellator featherweight belt in 2010.
Caldwell (8-0) is one of Bellator's top prospects. A former national champion at North Carolina State, the New Jersey native has reeled off five straight wins under the Bellator banner, including three by finish. Caldwell, 27, choked out fellow college wrestling standout and former USA wrestling compatriot Shawn Bunch in the first round in September.
No other bouts have been announced for Bellator 151 yet. The promotion visited WinStar World Casino twice in 2015, most recently last month for Bellator 146.