Bellator 218 This Friday, Emmanuel Sanchez-Georgi Karakhanyan Headline
A rematch headlines Friday night’s Bellator 218 card from Thackerville, Oklahoma, as Emmanuel Sanchez and Georgi Karakhanyan collide.
The main card airs live on Paramount Network from the WinStar World Casino.
Back at Bellator 170, Sanchez scored a decision over Karakhanyan. Since that fight, Sanchez has gone 3-1 with the lone loss coming via decision to Patricio Freire for the title.
Karakhanyan, meanwhile, is coming off back-to-back wins in ACB. He is both a former World Series of Fighting and Tachi Palace Fights champion.
The card also features Valentin Moldavsky vs. Linton Vassell and Anatoly Tokov vs. Gerald Harris.
Below is the current Bellator 218: Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 fight card:
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MAIN CARD (Paramount Network)
Featherweight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Georgi Karakhanyan
Heavyweight: Valentin Moldavsky vs. Linton Vassell
Middleweight: Michael Shipman vs. Hracho Darpinyan
Middleweight: Anatoly Tokov vs. Gerald Harris
PRELIMINARY CARD (Bellator.com)
Lightweight: Nation Gibrick vs. Nicholas Page
Female Flyweight: Ky Bennett vs. Deborah Kouzmin
Bantamweight: Aaron Vickers vs. Isaiah Gutierrez
Middleweight: Johnny Eblen vs. Chauncy Foxworth
Light Heavyweight: Christian Edwards vs. Roman Huerta
Female Flyweight: Malin Hermansson vs. Victoria Leonardo
Lightweight: Craig Fairley vs. Luis Erives