Bellator Welterweight Paul Daley was expected to fight on the promotion's Season 8 premier on Spike TV against War Machine next week. Those plans were tossed after a recent arrest prevented Daley from obtaining a visa to travel to the US. After initial struggles with Bellator in getting permission to fight outside their organization, it looks like Daley now has a fight scheduled.
Fighters Only got word from John Ferguson, the president of Irish promotion Cage Contenders, that they have scheduled Daley for a fight next month:
We are very happy that Bellator have allowed Paul to take part in the card because he’s got a lot of fans in the UK and Ireland and its been a while since they’ve seen him fight on home soil. With ‘Semtex’ the fans know there’s a big chance of a big knockout and they love watching him
According to Ferguson, Daley will face Patrick Vallee at Cage Contenders 16 on February 23.
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