SIOUX FALLS (August 10, 2023) – The BELLATOR 298 main card will air at 10 p.m. ET/PT tomorrow night on SHOWTIME. Its preliminary card will kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. CT and stream on the BELLATOR and SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Channels, as well as the 24/7 BELLATOR MMA™ channel on Pluto TV.  The five-fight main card will be headlined by a stylistic chess match between hometown star and No. 1-ranked former Interim Champion Logan Storley (14-2) and No. 7-ranked finishing machine Brennan Ward (17-6). A veritable title eliminator rematch will take place at heavyweight in the co-main event when No. 2-ranked Valentin Moldavsky (11-3, 1 NC) and unbeaten No. 3-ranked Steve Mowry (10-0-1, 1 NC) rematch almost exactly a year to the day No Contest at this same venue last year. Earlier, top middleweight contenders in No. 4-ranked Dalton Rosta (8-0) and No. 6-ranked Aaron Jeffery (13-4) will graduate from social media jabs to in-cage crosses and hooks, and Irish superstar James Gallagher (11-2) will take on James Gonzalez (10-6) in his first action since 2021.   Below are the official weights for all BELLATOR 298 competitors:   BELLATOR MMA 298: STORLEY VS. WARD MAIN CARD:SHOWTIME Friday, August 11 — 10 p.m. ET/PT   Welterweight Main Event: #1-Logan Storley (170.6) vs. #7-Brennan Ward (171) Heavyweight Feature Bout: #2-Valentin Moldavsky (233.8) vs. #3-Steve Mowry (254.2) Middleweight Feature Bout: #4-Dalton Rosta (185.6) vs. #6-Aaron Jeffery (185.4) Featherweight Bout: James Gallagher (144.8) vs. James Gonzalez (146) Contract-weight Feature Bout: #6-Sidney Outlaw (158.3) vs. #7-Islam Mamedov (159)   BELLATOR MMA 298: STORLEY VS. WARD PRELIMINARY CARD:BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel | SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel | Pluto TV 6:30 p.m. ET   Featherweight Bout: #8-Lucas Brennan (145.4) vs. Weber Almeida (145) Bantamweight Bout: #8-Enrique Barzola (135.8) vs.#9-Jaylon Bates (136) Flyweight Bout: #8-Diana Avsaragova (127.2*) vs. #10-Justine Kish (125.6) Lightweight Bout: Vladimir Tokov (155.2) vs. Jairo Pacheco (155.4) Featherweight Bout: #7-Dayana Silva (144.6) vs. Katerina Shakalova (144.8) Light Heavyweight Bout: Sullivan Cauley (205.6) vs. Hamza Salim (204.8) Lightweight Bout: Alfie Davis (155) vs. Aalon Cruz (155.6) Bantamweight Bout: #7-Leandro Higo (135.4) vs. #10-Nikita Mikhailov (135.4) Bantamweight Bout: Josh Hill (136) vs. Kasum Kasumov (135.8) Bantamweight Bout: Marcirley Alves da Silva (135.2) vs. Jerrell Hodge (135.6)  Featherweight Bout: Jordan Oliver (145.6) vs. Andrew Triolo (143.4) Featherweight Bout: Michael Blockhus (145.6) vs. Eli Mefford (144.4)

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