CHEICK KONGO-TONY JOHNSON SET TO COMPETE IN MAIN EVENT OF ‘BELLATOR 161’ TOMORROW NIGHT ON SPIKE
AUSTIN, TEXAS (Sept. 15, 2016) – After today’s official weigh-ins ahead of“Bellator 161: Kongo vs. Johnson” at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park in Austin, all of the event’s competitors are now ready for action tomorrow night.
To watch the weigh-in video replay click here. FightBookMMA’s correspondent Blake Stephenson will be covering the event. He will have the official results, recap, photographs and fighter interviews.
Heavyweight sluggers Cheick Kongo (24-10-2) and Tony Johnson (10-2) are set to headline a fantastic night of fights that includes a co-main event between the always animated Joe Warren (13-5) and former UFC competitor Sirwan Kakai (12-4). “Bellator 161: Kongo vs. Johnson” will also feature a lightweight fight pitting Texas’ own Derek Campos (16-6) against Djamil Chan (12-2) and a female flyweight battle between budding superstar Anastasia Yankova (3-0) and Veta Arteaga (2-0). As always, the card’s main card will air LIVE and FREE on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.
Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 9 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT)
Heavyweight Main Event: Cheick Kongo (237.5) vs. Tony Johnson (264)
Bantamweight Co-Main Event: Joe Warren (135.4) vs. Sirwan Kakai (135.8)
Lightweight Feature Bout: Derek Campos (155.1) vs. Djamil Chan (156)
Flyweight Feature Bout: Anastasia Yankova (131) vs. Veta Arteaga (130.4)
Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com – 6:50 p.m. ET/5:50 p.m. CT)
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Kenya Miranda (126.8) vs. Emily Ducote (124.9)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Mark Dickman (145.5) vs. Daniel Pineda (144.4)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Tommy Burghart (133.8) vs. Armando Villareal (135.9)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Nick Gonzalez (158.8) vs. Warren Stewart (151.7)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Deuce King (150) vs. Rey Trujillo (153.4)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Matt Mazurek (146) vs. Jose Guerra (145)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Garrett Scott (169.7) vs. Waylon Brunstrup (168.9)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Sean Clements (154.6) vs. Jonathon Taylor (153.5)
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