ANDREY KORESHKOV LOOKS TO SPOIL HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED BELLATOR MMA DEBUT OF BENSON HENDERSON AT ‘BELLATOR 153’ ON SPIKE TOMORROW
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (April 21, 2016) – Following weigh-ins for “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” competitors on Thursday, all fights are set to take place inside the cage at the Mohegan Sun Arena tomorrow on Spike.
Headlined by a welterweight world title bout between Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (18-1) and Benson “Smooth” Henderson(23-5), the main card is primed to entertain. The card is loaded with young talent, including 28-year-old welterweight starMichael “Venom” Page (9-0), who will put his unblemished record on the line against Jeremie Holloway (7-1).
In addition, “Bellator 153: Henderson vs. Koreshkov” also features Brennan Ward (13-3) going to battle against “Cyborg” Santos (20-16), Patricio “Pitbull” Friere (24-3) versus Henry Corrales (12-2) and Brent Primus (6-0) meeting “Toninho Furia” (27-5).
“Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” takes place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and airs live and free on Spike at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream live on Bellator.com and The Bellator Mobile App. In addition, stay tuned immediately following the event, the debut of “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino” takes place at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Tickets for the event start at just $30 and remain on sale now at Bellator.com, Ticketmaster.com and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.
Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 8 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT)
Bellator MMA Welterweight World Title Bout: Andrey Koreshkov (170) vs. Benson Henderson (170)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Co-Main Event: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (146) vs. Henry Corrales (146)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Bout: Brennan Ward (171) vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (168.25)
Bellator MMA Lightweight Feature Bout: Brent Primus (156) vs. “Toninho Furia” (156.75)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Bout: Michael Page (170) vs. Jeremie Holloway (171)
Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com – 7 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT)
Bellator MMA Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Chris Honeycutt (171) vs. Matt Secor (171)
Bellator MMA Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Sam Watford (156) vs. Dean Hancock (156)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Chris Foster (149.75) vs. Vovka Clay (150)
Bellator MMA Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Mike Zichelle (193) vs. Joe Cronin (195)
Bellator MMA Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Matt Bessette (145.75) vs. Keith Richardson (146)
Bellator MMA Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Tim Caron (185) vs. Justin Sumter (186)
Bellator MMA Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Blair Tugman (136) vs. Jay Perrin (136)
Bellator MMA Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Djamil Chan (155.75) vs. Richard Patishnock (157.8)