This Saturday night, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir takes on Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of Bellator 198.
The bout, which airs live on Paramount Network from Chicago’s United Center, has received the “Countdown” treatment from the promotion, as camera crews have been filming Mir and Emelianenko.
In the second episode of the series, we see Mir working out with his family on the mats. Also, Emelianenko talks about becoming the new Bellator champion, which he will do if he wins the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix.
Below is the current fight card:
MAIN CARD (Paramount Network/9 p.m. ET)
Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Frank Mir
Featherweight: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Sam Siclia
Middleweight: John Salter vs. Rafael Lovato Jr.
Welterweight: Neiman Gracie vs. Javier Torres
Catchweight: Dillon Danis vs. Kyle Walker
Welterweight: R’Mandel Cameron vs. P.J. Cajigas
Welterweight: Dan Stittgen vs. Mark Stoddard
Catchweight: Eric Wisely vs. Morgan Sickinger
Middleweight: Matt Paul vs. Brian Booth
Flyweight: Joey Diehl vs. Nate Williams
Lightweight: Tom Shoaff vs. Mike Budnik