A total of 10 fights makeup next week’s Bellator 88. The main event host a middleweight championship bout and four featherweight tournament opening round fights are set.
The main card sees Maiquel Falcao and Alexander Shlemenko collide to crown a new middleweight championship. Hector Lombard vacated the title when he signed with the UFC in April.
Marlon Sandro vs. Akop Stepanyan, Mitch Jackson vs. Mike Richman and Fabricio Guerreiro vs. Magomedrasul Khasbulaev round out the main card in the featherweight tournament opening round.
The other tournament fight concludes the preliminary card as Alexandre Bezerra takes on Genair da Silva.
Bellator 88 takes place February 7 from The Arena at Gwinnet Center in Duluth, GA. Spike.com streams the preliminary fights and the main card airs at Spike TV.
The card is as follows:
Maiquel Falcao vs. Alexander Shlemenko for the vacant middleweight title
Marlon Sandro vs. Akop Stepanyan in the quarterfinals of the featherweight tournament
Mitch Jackson vs. Mike Richman in the quarterfinals of the featherweight tournament
Fabricio Guerreiro vs. Magomedrasul Khasbulaev in the quarterfinals of the featherweight tournament
Alexandre Bezerra vs. Genair da Silva in the quarterfinals of the featherweight tournament
George Hickman vs. Stephen Upchurch
Clay Harvison vs. Ururahy Rodrigues
Kelvin Tiller vs. Dave Vitkay
Shane Crenshaw vs. Ronnie Rogers
Jerrid Burke vs. Joe Elmore