This afternoon, Bellator MMA made the announcement of five Prelim fights added to Bellator 170 at the end of January.
The five fights were announced as followed. Chinzo Machida (4-2) vs. Jamar Ocampo (2-0), Jack May (8-3) vs. Dave Cryer (11-2), Henry Corrales (12-3) vs. Cody Bollinger (19-6), Kevin Casey (9-5-1, 2 NC) vs. Keith Berry (15-13) and Guilherme “Bomba” Vasconcelos (8-3) vs. John Mercurio (8-7).
Bellator 170 is set to take place at The Forum in Inglewood, California on January 21st, 2017. The event is set to be one of the biggest cards in Bellator as it holds former world champions and a handful of serious Bellator MMA title contenders. The event will be headlined by Tito Ortiz taking on Chael Sonnen.
With the addition of the five fights to the card it is likely that these five additions are the final additions to the fight card. Below you can see the official lineup for the event right now as it stands.
Updated “Bellator 170: Ortiz vs. Sonnen” Main Card:
Light Heavyweight Main Event: Tito Ortiz (18-12-1) vs. Chael Sonnen (28-14-1)
Welterweight Co-Main Event: Paul Daley (38-14-2) vs. Brennan Ward (14-4)
Middleweight Main Card Bout: Ralek Gracie (3-0) vs. Hisaki Kato (7-2)
Featherweight Main Card Bout: Georgi Karakhanyan (26-6-1) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (13-3)
Bellator.com-Streamed Preliminary Card:
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Chinzo Machida (4-2) vs. Jamar Ocampo (2-0)
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Jack May (8-3) vs. Dave Cryer (11-2)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Henry Corrales (12-3) vs. Cody Bollinger (19-6)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Kevin Casey (9-5-1, 2 NC) vs. Keith Berry (15-13)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Guilherme “Bomba” Vasconcelos (8-3) vs. John Mercurio (8-7)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Gabriel Green (3-0) vs. Jalin Turner (2-2)
Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Christian Gonzalez (2-0) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (2-0)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Jacob Rosales (4-2) vs. Ian Butler (3-2)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Johnny Cisneros (9-5) vs. Curtis Millender (9-3)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Mike Segura (4-4) vs. Tommy Aaron (2-1)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Rob Gooch (4-3) vs. James Barnes (6-2