Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson will take place April 22, 2016 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. The event will air live in prime time on Spike TV following the preliminary card live on MMA Mad.
The event is expected to be headlined by a Welterweight Championship match between current champion Andrey Koreshkov and former UFC and WEClightweight champion Benson Henderson. The 32-year-old Henderson recently ended a 14-fight run with the UFC by signing a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. A longtime 155-pounder, Henderson recorded back-to-back wins as a welterweight in 2015.
Former Bellator Featherweight Champion Patrício Freire was originally scheduled to face John Teixeira. who had to pull out of the evening’s co-feature bout with a broken rib and was replaced with Henry Corrales.
Check out the full card below along with a video preview of the event.
Main Card (Spike TV)
Andrey Koreshkov (c) vs. Benson Henderson for the Bellator Welterweight title
Patrício Freire vs. Henry Corrales
Brennan Ward vs. Evangelista Santos
Michael Page vs. Jeremie Holloway
Brent Primus vs. Gleristone Santos
Preliminary card (MMAMad.com)
Chris Honeycutt vs. Matt Secor
Djamil Chan vs. Richard Patishnock
Sam Watford vs. Dean Hancock
Chris Foster vs. Felipe Levandoski
Jason Bakanowski vs. TJ Hepburn
Pete Rogers vs. Mike Mangan
Mike Zichelle vs. Joe Cronin
Matt Bessette vs. Keith Richardson
Tim Caron vs. Justin Sumter
Blair Tugman vs. Jay Perrin