In celebration of a massive, global event in London – Bellator 200 (not the royal wedding!) – the MMA franchise has created an original web series – “Unbreakable with Jay Glazer.” This premier episode features Bellator 200 main event fighter Roy Nelson (23-15) as he prepares to meet the legendary Mirko Cro Cop (36-11-2, 1 NC) in an alternate bout for the Heavyweight World Grand Prix.
Glazer’s elite Unbreakable Performance Center in Los Angeles, Calif. serves as a backdrop to this new in-depth interview session where the final goal is find out what makes the Bellator athlete “Unbreakable.” Nelson explains how he became a martial artist, what drives him to be the best and how he is preparing for the Cro Cop rematch as part of this historic event on May 25.
The stacked main card also includes a Bellator middleweight title matchup pitting current champ Rafael Carvalho (15-1) against Gegard Mousasi (43-6-2), while former titleholder Phil Davis (18-4) takes on Linton Vassell (18-6) in a light heavyweight matchup and undefeated British striker Michael “Venom” Page (12-0) meets David Rickels (19-4, 2 NC) at welterweight. Rounding out the main card, reality star turned MMA fighterAaron Chalmers (3-0) will make his promotional debut against Ash Griffiths (4-5).
Tickets for the event are on sale now at The SSE Arena, Wembley box office (0844 815 0815), Ticketmaster.com, ssearena.co.uk and axs.com. Bellator 200 will be broadcast on Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary action will stream on Bellator.com and globally on the Bellator Mobile App.
Bellator 200 Main Card:
Heavyweight Main Card Bout: Mirko Cro Cop (36-11-2, 1 NC) vs. Roy Nelson (23-15)
Middleweight World Title Bout: Rafael Carvalho (15-1) vs. Gegard Mousasi (43-6-2)
Welterweight Main Card Bout: Michael Page (12-0) vs. David Rickels (19-4, 2 NC)
163-Pound Catchweight Main Card Bout: Aaron Chalmers (3-0) vs. Ash Griffiths (4-5)
Light Heavyweight Main Card Bout: Phil Davis (18-4) vs. Linton Vassell (18-6)
Bellator Mobile App Preliminary Card:
Women’s Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Anastasia Yankova (5-0) vs. Kate Jackson (9-3-1)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Anatoly Tokov (25-3) vs. Vladimir Filipovic (10-2)
Middleweight Main Card Bout: Mike Shipman (11-1) vs. Carl Noon (7-2)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Daniel Crawford (10-1) vs. Pedro Carvalho (6-3)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Ryan Scope (11-1) vs. Martyn Harris (4-4)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Charlie Ward (4-3) vs. Louis King (1-1)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Kevin Fryer (6-2) vs. Costello Van Steenis (9-1)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Charlie Leary (14-8-1) vs. Tom Green (12-2)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Kent Kauppinen (10-3) vs. Walter Gahadza (16-3)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Jahreau Shephard (0-1) vs. Marcin Zywica (2-0)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Chad Griffiths (6-0) vs. Tom Mearns (6-0)
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Amir Albazi (10-0) vs. Iurie Bejenari (6-2)