BJJ black-belt Neiman Gracie has a date and opponent set for his next MMA bout. The Brazilian, who trains at Renzo Gracie’s New York gym, is slated to fight at Bellator 163 on November 4, in Connecticut. Undefeated in four fights, Neiman will square off against the U.S.’s Rudy Bears, who is much more experienced, with a slightly positive record of 16 wins and 14 losses. They will meet at welterweight.
The main event will pit light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary against challenger Phil Davis. A women’s bout will see world Jiu-Jitsu champion Talita “Treta” Nogueira take on veteran Marloes Coenen.