Logan Storley, Brennan Ward to Headline Bellator 298 in South Dakota on Aug. 11
A welterweight showdown pitting Logan Storley against Brennan Ward will serve as the main event for Bellator 298 on Aug. 11.
Promotion officials announced the booking on Monday. Bellator 298 takes place at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., and will see Valentin Moldavsky square off against Steve Mowry in the evening’s heavyweight co-headliner. The main card, which airs on Showtime at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT, will also include a middleweight clash between Dalton Rosta and Aaron Jeffrey and a lightweight tilt between Sidney Outlaw and Islam Mamedov.
Meanwhile, Lucas Brennan will lock horns with Weber Almeida on the preliminary draw, which airs at the Bellator YouTube channel, the Showtime Sports YouTube channel and Pluto TV at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT.
A former interim champion, Storley had a three-bout winning streak snapped in a five-round decision loss to Yaroslav Amosov in a title unification bout at Bellator 291 on Feb. 25. Storley is 14-2 as a professional, with both defeats coming at the hands of Storley. His resume includes notable wins over the likes of Michael Page and Neiman Gracie.
Ward returned from a nearly five-year hiatus in February 2022 and has scored successive technical knockout wins over Brandon Bell, Kassius Kayne and Sabah Homasi under the Bellator banner. The 34-year-old Waterford, Conn., native is 12-6 during a tenure with the California-based promotion that began in 2013.
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