Bellator Adds Second Title Fight To February CBS Event
A new co-main event championship match has been added to the February Bellator MMA event that airs live on CBS.
Bellator MMA is bringing the big guns for the February CBS event.
Along with Fedor Emelianenko challenging Ryan Bader, Johnny Eblen will put his middleweight belt on the line.
In the main event on February 4 from the Kia Forum in Los Angeles, Bader defends vs. Fedor in a rematch. The event airs live on CBS and streams on Paramount+.
Eblen will meet Anatoly Tokov, a member of Team Fedor, in the co-main event. Vadim Nemkov was to defend his light heavyweight title vs. Yoel Romero, but that bout is no longer scheduled.
BELLATOR 290: BADER VS. FEDOR 2 MAIN CARD:
CBS and Paramount +
Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 — 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT
Heavyweight World Title Main Event: #C-Ryan Bader (30-7, 1 NC) vs. #3-Fedor Emelianenko (40-6, 1 NC)
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Middleweight World Title Co-Main Event: #C-Johnny Eblen (12-0) vs. Anatoly Tokov (31-3)
Welterweight Bout: Sabah Homasi (17-10) vs. Brennan Ward (16-6)
BELLATOR 290: BADER VS. FEDOR 2 PRELIMINARY CARD:
BELLATOR MMA YouTube Channel | Pluto TV
6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT
Welterweight Bout: Neiman Gracie (11-4) vs. Michael Lombardo (13-3, 1 NC)
Bantamweight Bout: Jaylon Bates (6-0) vs. Jornel Lugo (8-1)
Featherweight Bout: Henry Corrales (20-6) vs. Akhmed Magomedov (9-0, 1 NC)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Grant Neal (7-1) vs. Karl Albrektsson (13-4)
Lightweight Bout: Chris Gonzalez (7-2) vs. Max Rohskopf (7-1)
Flyweight Bout: Alejandra Lara (9-6) vs. Diana Avsaragova (5-0)
Welterweight Bout: Ethan Hughes (3-0) vs. Yusuf Karakaya (1-0)
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