Neiman Gracie and Goiti Yamauchi will face each other in the main event of Bellator 284.
But between Gracie (11-3) and Yamauchi (27-5), only one can walk away on top Friday night.
Gracie has become one of the promotion’s stars after submitting Ed Ruth in 2018. Despite flirting with wins and losses, Gracie has recorded wins over Jon Fitch, Logan Storley, Jason Jackson and Rory MacDonald.
Yamauchi has gotten a rep in the promotion as a submission specialist. He recently won against Chris Gonzalez, submitted Daron Cruickshank and Saad Awad.
Here’s the fight card, when and where to watch:
- Neiman Gracie vs. Goiti Yamauchi
- Valentin Moldavsky vs. Steve Mowry
- Ilima-Lei MacFarlane vs. Bruna Ellen
- Said Sowma vs. Gokhan Saricam
- Austin Vanderford vs. Aaron Jeffery
- Josh Hill vs. Marcos Breno
- DeAnna Bennett vs. Justine Kish
- Sullivan Cauley vs. Tyson Jeffries
- Pat Downey vs. Jeff Souder
- Isaiah Hokit vs. Nick Perez
- Bailey Schoenfelder vs. Mark Currier
- Mitchell McKee vs. Tony Ortega
- Brett Bye vs. Mayah II
Date: Friday, August 12
Time: 9 p.m. ET