Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie will take place February 19, 2016 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The event will air live in prime time on Spike TV following the preliminary card which will air here on MMA Mad.
The main event and co-main event of Bellator 149 was announced on the air during Bellator 145. President Scott Coker announced the main event fight would feature trilogy bout between combat sports legends Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie. Gracie initially beat Shamrock in fifty-seven seconds via rear-naked choke at their first meeting at UFC 1 in 1993. Subsequent to that bout, the duo fought him to a thirty-six minute draw at UFC 5 in 1995.
The co-main event is expected to feature a heavyweight bout between former Miami-Dade County street fighters Kevin Ferguson, aka “Kimbo Slice” and Dhafir Harris, aka “Dada 5000”
Check out the full card below along with a video preview of the event.
Main Card (Spike TV)
Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie
Kimbo Slice vs. DADA 5000
Daniel Pineda vs. Emmanuel Sanchez
Melvin Guillard vs. Derek Campos
Emanuel Newton vs. Linton Vassell
Preliminary Card (MMAMad.com)
Justin Wren vs. Juan Torres
Davis Sylvester vs. Jeremy Mahon
Charlie Ontiveros vs. James Christopherson
Ruben Esparza vs. Clovis Hancock
Adrian Yanez vs. Ryan Hollis
Isaac Villanueva vs. Richard Knepp
Mike Trinh vs. Joe Zamora
Jason Langellier vs. Anthony Ivy
Manny Lozoya vs. Jake Norsworthy