Bobby Lashley is returning to Mixed Martial Arts, TNA Wrestling announced on Wednesday.
According to an official release, the current TNA Champion has signed a deal with Bellator MMA to face Josh Burns on September 5, 2014 at Bellator 123. Lashley's MMA record stands at 10-2, while Burns is 8-7.
Bellator 123 will be headlined by Pat Curran and Patricio Pitbull, a Featherweight Title fight, with King Mo also on the card. The show will emanate from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut and will air live on Spike TV.
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