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Bellator 162 Adds Fights For October Event

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Three new bouts were announced for the upcoming Bellator 162 event, as Goiti Yamauchi takes on Ryan Couture, Hisaki Kato takes on A.J. Matthews and Ricky Rainey battles Gilbert Smith.

Set for October 21 from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, the main card airs live on Spike with a headline bout pitting Alexander Shlemenko vs. Kendall Grove.

Yamauchi (19-3) and Couture (10-4) will kickoff the main card along with Kato (6-2) and Matthews (8-5), while Rainey (11-4) and Smith (12-5) are targeted for the online prelims.

Below is the current lineup:


Middleweight: Alexander Shlemenko vs. Kendall Grove

Heavyweight: Bobby Lashley vs. Josh Appelt

Middleweight: Hisaki Kato vs. A.J. Matthews

Lightweight: Goiti Yamauchi vs. Ryan Couture


Ricky Rainey vs. Gilbert Smith