Bellator 86 is official with 10 fights. The main card consists of five fights and the preliminary end has the same number. It will be the promotions second show on Spike TV.
The main event will have Ben Askren look for his third welterweight title defense against Karl Amoussou. That championship fight will be five rounds.
The co-main event sees former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal make his Bellator debut in the opening round of the tournament. He meets Poland’s Przemyslaw Mysiala.
The other three main card fights are opening rounds for the welterweight tournament. The fourth and final bout in the tournament’s opening bracket headlines the preliminary card.
All fighters made weight.
Bellator 86 comes from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK. The preliminary card starts at 8 p.m. ET on Spike.com. The main card follows on Spike TV and starts at 10 p.m. ET.
MAIN CARD (SPIKE TV)
Ben Askren (169.8 lbs.) vs. Karl Amoussou (167.4 lbs.) for the welterweight championship
Przemyslaw Mysiala (205.6 lbs.) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (205.0 lbs.) in the quarterfinals of the light heavyweight tournament
Douglas Lima (170.6 lbs.) vs. Michail Tsarev (170.0 lbs.) in the quarterfinals of the welterweight tournament
Koffie Adzitso (170.8 lbs.) vs. Ben Saunders (169.8 lbs.) in the quarterfinals of the welterweight tournament
Marius Zaromskis (169.2 lbs.) vs. Brent Weedman (171.0 lbs.) in the quarterfinals of the welterweight tournament
PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)
Raul Amaya (171.0 lbs.) vs. Jose Gomes (170.8 lbs.) in the quarterfinals of the welterweight tournament
Matt Jones (182.8 lbs.) vs. Cortez Coleman (186.0 lbs.)
Chris Pham (139.6 lbs.) vs. Jason Sampson (137.4 lbs.) in a catchweight fight
Zach Church (154.6 lbs.) vs. Damon Jackson (155.2 lbs.)
Hunter Tucker (145.0 lbs.) vs. Javier Obregon (146.0 lbs.)