Bellator XXIII was a mixed martial arts event held by Bellator Fighting Championships. The event took place on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at Fourth Street Live! in Louisville, Kentucky. The card featured the final tournament fight in the Featherweight and Middleweight divisions. The winners were crowned the Bellator Season 2 Featherweight and Middleweight winners and would face the current Bellator Featherweight and Middleweight Champions, Joe Soto and Hector Lombard, respectively, sometime during season 3. The event was distributed live in primetime by FOX Sports Net and its regional sports network affiliates.