The title fight was announced on Saturday as part of the Bellator 238 broadcast from Los Angeles.
Bader has been teasing his return to light heavyweight after winning the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix and then defending his belt against Cheick Kongo last year. While that fight ended in a no contest, Bader decided that it was time to return to his old stomping grounds at 205 pounds where he won the title and defended it previously against Linton Vassell before making the move up to heavyweight.
As for Nemkov, he will finally get his shot at Bellator gold after winning four straight fights in the promotion and six in a row overall.
Bader vs. Nemkov will be featured on the latest Bellator card in San Jose with more fights expected to be announced in the coming weeks.