Awad Headlines Bellator 219
On Friday, Bellator returns to the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California with Bellator 219 with a four fight main card airing on the Paramount Network.
Saad Awad returns to the Bellator cage in a lightweight main event as he looks to bounce back from his Bellator 208 loss to Benson Henderson, as he takes on Brandon Girtz.
In the co-main event, Daniel Straus returns from a career-threatening accident to face Shane Kruchten in Kruchten’s second fight for the Viacom owned organization.
Former welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov also returns to action on the main card as he takes on former RIZIN competitor, Mike Jasper.
The Bellator 219 lineup includes:
MAIN CARD (Paramount, DAZN 9 p.m. ET)
Saad Awad vs. Brandon Girtz
Shane Kruchten vs. Daniel Straus
Mike Jasper vs. Andrey Koreshkov
Keith Berry vs. Joe Schilling
PRELIMINARY CARD (FIGHT SPORTS, 8 p.m. ET)
Marcus Anthony vs. Joey Davis
Dalton Rosta vs. Cody Vidal
Shawn Bunch vs. Dominic Mazzotta
A.J. Matthews vs. David Rickels
Janay Harding vs. Marina Mokhnatkina
Weber Almeida vs. Johnny Soto
Joshua Jones vs. Darren Smith Jr.
Johnny Cisneros vs. John Mercurio
Ricky Furar vs. Roman Puga
Kelvin Gentapanan vs. David Pacheco
Eugene Correa vs. Sunni Imhotep