Friday, March 22nd – WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma
Bellator returns after a month away to Thackerville, Oklahoma as Emmanuel Sanchez is set to rematch Georgi Karakhanyan – a fight that went Sanchez’s way the first time via majority decision; Karakhanyan returns to Bellator after a two-fight stint with ACB. The co-main event features Valentin Moldavsky taking on Linton Vassell, who is moving up to heavyweight.
The main card kicks off @ 9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT on the Paramount Network.
Main Card (Paramount Network 9:00PM ET/6:00PM PT)
- Featherweight Bout: Emmanuel Sanchez def. Georgi Karakhanyan via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Heavyweight Bout: Valentin Moldavsky def. Linton Vassell via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)
- Middleweight Bout: Anatoly Tokov def. Gerald Harris via submission (guillotine choke) 0:37, R2
- Middleweight Bout: Norbert Novenyi def. Will Lavine via submission (head & arm choke) 4:05, R2