BENSON HENDERSON-PATRICIO PITBULL READY TO RUMBLE DURING ‘BELLATOR 160’ MAIN EVENT TOMORROW NIGHT ON SPIKE
ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 25, 2016) –The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull” took place this afternoon in front of a loud and excited crowd just outside of the Honda Center in Anaheim. The competitors are ready for action tomorrow at the Honda Center, with the event airing LIVE and FREE on SPIKE at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT. To watch the weigh-in replay click here.
The main card is highlighted by a lightweight main event between fellow superstars Benson Henderson (23-6) and Patricio “Pitbull” (25-3), where a future title shot will be on the line. In addition, undefeated knockout artist A.J. McKee (4-0) clashes with late-replacement Cody Walker (7-4) and explosive lightweights Saad Awad (19-7) and Derek Anderson (13-2) go toe-to-toe in a matchup that you do not want to miss. Lastly, Bubba Jenkins (11-2) will look for revenge against Georgi “Insane” Karakhanyan (24-6-1) in a featherweight rematch.
Also, during the card’s prelims, you won’t want to miss as Joey Davis makes his Bellator MMA debut, and Lyoto Machida’s brother Chinzo Machida makes his promotional debut as well.
“Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull” takes place on August 26 inside Anaheim’s Honda Center, and will air LIVE and FREE on SPIKE at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT., while preliminary bouts will stream live on Bellator.com, FightBookMMA.com and The Bellator Mobile App beginning at 5:00 p.m. PT.
Very few tickets remain, and are available at Ticketmaster.com and at the Honda Center Box Office.
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Also during today’s festivities, Bellator MMA and Shawne Merriman announced a joint venture that will allow the former NFL superstar to sell his popular fashion line “Lights Out” during Bellator events worldwide. Fans attending Bellator events will now have the exclusive opportunity to purchase Merriman’s highly sought after line of \ lifestyle gear ranging from t-shirts to hats to sweatshirts. An avid Bellator fan, Merriman can often be found cageside at events, and this will continue for the foreseeable future.
Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 10 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT)
Lightweight No. 1 Contender Main Event: Benson Henderson (156) vs. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (155.4)
Lightweight Feature Bout: Saad Awad (155.5) vs. Derek Anderson (155.6)
Featherweight Feature Bout: A.J. McKee (145.6) vs. Cody Walker (145.3)
Catchweight Feature Bout: Bubba Jenkins (145.8) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (149)
Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com – 7:45 p.m. ET/6:45 p.m. CT)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Joey Davis (174) vs. Keith Cutrone (175)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Jake Roberts (155.8) vs. Stephen Martinez (156)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Gabriel Green (155.4) vs. Alex Trinidad (156)
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Steve Ramirez (126) vs. Ron Henderson (125.7)
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Kyle Estrada (125.8) vs. David Duran (125.7)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Mike Segura (155.5) vs. Jacob Rosales (155)
Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Jonny Cisneros (174.5) vs. Andy Murad (175)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Chinzo Machida (145.2) vs. Mario Navarro (145.8)
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