Bellator 116 is live and free on Spike TV this Friday night from Temecula, California. The card will feature the Season 10 Heavyweight tournament semi-finals. In the main event, former UFC veteran Lavar Johnson will take on Blagoi Ivanov. The co-main event will feature the former Bellator Heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov, taking on Mighty Mo Siliga.
This card will only be the second Bellator event this season to not have a title fight. The first event of the season, Bellator 110, was headlined by Rampage Jackson vs Christian M’Pumbu. The five events since then were headlined by title fights.
The card will also feature a battle between former UFC veterans, Joey Beltran and Vladimir Matyushenko. Matyushenko has stated that this fight will be his last win, lose, or draw.
Here is the entire Bellator 116 card:
Main Card (Spike TV, 9 pm ET)
Lavar Johnson vs. Blagoi Ivanov- Heavyweight Tournament semi-final
Siala-Mou Siliga vs. Alexander Volkov- Heavyweight Tournament semi-final
Nathan Coy vs. Adam McDonough- Welterweight Tournament semi-final
Joey Beltran vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Preliminary Card (Spike.com, 7 pm ET)
Rob Emerson vs. Joe Taimanglo
Ron Keslar vs. Karo Parisyan
Brandon Halsey vs. Joe Pacheco
Travis Clark vs. Philipe Lins
Brandon Bender vs. Mario Navarro
Andy Murad vs. Ricky Rainey
Keith Berry vs. Dave Vitkay
Carlos Eduardo vs. Virgil Zwicker