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Douglas Lima-Jason Jackson New Main Event For Bellator 283

A new main event has been announced for Bellator 283, as Douglas Lima and Jason Jackson have been promoted to the role.

Douglas Lima and Jason Jackson have been promoted to Bellator 283’s main event.

The bout replaces a planned title fight featuring Patricky Pitbull and Sidney Outlaw.

Bellator 283 takes place Friday, July 22 live on Showtime from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington.

Pitbull, the reigning lightweight champion, suffered an injury in training. Outlaw will remain on the card, fighting Tofiq Musayev.

Other main card fights include Usman Nurmagomedov vs. Chris Gonzalez, Lorenz Larkin vs. Mukhamed Berkhamov and Davion Franklin vs. Marcelo Golm.

BELLATOR 283: LIMA VS. JACKSON MAIN CARD:

SHOWTIME

Friday, July 22 — 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

* Welterweight 5-Round Main Event: #3-Douglas Lima (32-10) vs. #4-Jason Jackson (15-4)

* Lightweight Co-Main Event: #1-Sidney Outlaw (16-4) vs. Tofiq Musayev (18-4)

* Lightweight Bout: #3-Usman Nurmagomedov (14-0) vs. Chris Gonzalez (7-1)

* Welterweight Bout: Lorenz Larkin (24-7) vs. Mukhamed Berkhamov (15-1)

* Heavyweight Bout: #8-Davion Franklin (5-0) vs. Marcelo Golm (9-3)

PRELIMINARY CARD

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7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT

* Middleweight Bout: #7-Romero Cotton (6-0) vs. #8-Dalton Rosta (6-0)

* Flyweight Bout: #5-Veta Arteaga (6-4) vs. #7-Vanessa Porto (23-9)

* Lightweight Bout: #9-Gadzhi Rabadanov (17-4-2) vs. Bobby King (12-4)

* Bantamweight Bout: Jaylon Bates (5-0) vs. Mark Coates (10-7)

* Welterweight Bout: Roman Faraldo (7-0) vs. Luis Iniguez (5-1)

* Lightweight Bout: Justin Montalvo (5-0) vs. Archie Colgan (4-0)

* Featherweight Bout: Kai Kamaka III (9-5-1) vs. Akhmed Magomedov (8-0, 1 NC)

* Welterweight Bout: Ethan Hughes (3-0) vs. Kevin Hand (2-0)

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