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Bellator Champ Ben Askren Faces Douglas Lima at Bellator 64 on April 6

Ben AskrenAfter completing the cards for Bellator 60 through Bellator 63 in March, Bellator has booked welterweight champion Ben Askren to defend his title against season five tournament winner Douglas Lima in the main event of Bellator 64 on April 6 at Caesars, Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Askren, a two-time NCAA champion wrestler, remained unbeaten as he defended his title over Jay Hieron by split decision in October, while Lima (21-4) beat Steve Carl, Chris Lozano, and Ben Sauders to win the season five tournament.

Bellator 64 will also host the semifinals of the season six featherweight tournament that kicks off on March 9 with Marlon Sandro vs. Roberto Vargas, Wagnney Fabiano vs. Ronnie Mann, Alexandre “PoPo” Bezerra vs. Genair da Silva, and Jeremy Spoon vs. Daniel Straus.

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