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Bellator 149 Picks Up Light Heavyweight Rematch

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Former Bellator light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will take on Linton Vassell as part of Bellator 149’s upcoming main card.

Set for February 19 from the Toyota Center in Houston, the Spike TV event features Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie and Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000.

Newton (25-9-1) and Vassell (15-5) were part of the recent light heavyweight tournament won by Phil Davis.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)

Openweight: Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie

Heavyweight: Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000

Light Heavyweight: Emanuel Newton vs. Linton Vassell

Featherweight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Daniel Pineda

Lightweight: Melvin Guillard vs. Mike Bronzoulis