Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader and Matt Mitrione prepare for the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix semifinals this Friday on Paramount Network in this edition of “Countdown.”

The winner advances to face either Fedor Emelianenko or Chael Sonnen in early 2019 to crown a new heavyweight champion.

Bellator 207: Mitrione vs. Bader Fight Card

MAIN CARD (Paramount Network/9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinal
Matt Mitrione vs. Ryan Bader

Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Sergei Kharitonov

Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix Alternate Bout
Lorenz Larkin vs. Ion Pascu

Lightweight: Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. Corey Browning

Lightweight: Carrington Banks vs. Mandel Nallo

PRELIMINARY CARD (ParamountNetwork.com)

Bantamweight: Michael Kimbel vs. Alex Potts

Female Featherweight: Sinead Kavanagh vs. Janay Harding

Catchweight: Andre Fialho vs. Javier Torres

Female Flyweight: Kristi Lopez vs. Sarah Click

Female Flyweight: Alexandra Ballou vs. Lisa Blaine

Welterweight: Sean Lally vs. Kemran Lachinov

Welterweight: Kastriot Xhema vs. Pat Casey

Lightweight: Nicholas Giuletti vs. Alex Ortiz

MIddleweight: Sean Lally vs. Kemran Lachinov

Middleweight: Tim Caron vs. Vinicius de Jesus