Bellator 172 Fight Card

Bellator 172 goes down this Saturday night in San Jose, California featuring one of the promotion’s biggest events to date and we’ve got the full fight card for you to check out below.

In the main event of the evening, Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko makes his Bellator debut against former UFC fighter Matt Mitrione.

There are a number of other former UFC veterans competing on the card, including lightweight competitor Josh Thomson, who goes up against Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Friere in the co-main event of the evening.

There’s also heavyweight star Cheick Kongo who will be locking horns with Oli Thompson, while Veta Arteaga fights Brooke Mayo.

Even the main card opener is notable as it will feature the Bellator debut of UFC veteran Josh Koscheck Vs Mauricio Alonso.

Check out the full Bellator 172 fight card below.

Main Card:

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione
Josh Thomson vs. Patricky Freire
Cheick Kongo vs. Oli Thompson
Veta Arteaga vs. Brooke Mayo
Josh Koscheck vs. Mauricio Alonso


James Terry vs. David Douglas
Nikko Jackson vs. Cesar Gonzalez
Juan Cardenas vs. Luis Vargas
Danasabe Mohammed vs. Carlos Rocha
Anthony Do vs. Bobby Escalante
Matt Ramirez vs. Jeremy Murphy
J.J. Okanovich vs. Paradise Vaovasa
Justin Tenedora vs. Roque Reyes
Anatoly Tokov vs. Francisco France

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