Local MMA star Mike Mucitelli working towards a shot at the title

Mike Mucitelli prepares for a fight in 2012.

A year and a half ago, Mike Mucitelli had just began making a name for himself in the Bellator MMA League. Winning his first fight in mere seconds.

Now, he is preparing for an even bigger stage as he puts his 6-0 record on the line Friday night in his first Bellator Tournament.

The highly anticipated fight between Mucitelli and Liam McGreary will now be a Summer Series Tournament Opening Round fight in Atlantic City.

The match has been elevated to the light heavyweight tournament status, meaning if Mucitelli continues to win, he has a shot at the title and $100,000.

You can catch the fight on Spike TV this Friday, May 2nd. The main event card, which Mucitelli is a part of begins at 9:00 p.m.

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