Bellator 172: Fedor vs. Mitrione will air on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The event will air live in prime time on Spike TV.
The event will be headlined by heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko against former UFC veteran Matt Mitrione. Emelianenko retired in 2012, but ultimately returned to the sport in 2015. This will be Emelianenko’s first fight in the U.S. since 2011. Mitrione, a 38-year-old former NFL player has scored back-to-back knockout victories since joining Bellator over Carl Seumanutafa and Oli Thompson.
Before the main card begins on Spike TV, check out the preliminary card stream featuring the following fights:
Preliminary card (MMAMad.com)
James Terry vs. JC Llamas
Nikko Jackson vs. Cesar Gonzalez
Juan Cardenas vs. Luis Vargas
Rick Reger vs. Carlos Rocha
Anthony Do vs. Bobby Escalante
Matt Ramirez vs. Jeremy Murphy
J.J. Okanovich vs. Zach Andrews
Justin Tenedora vs. Roque Reyes
Anatoly Tokov vs. Francisco France
Martin Sano vs. Diego Herzog
Abner Perez vs. Gaston Bolanos
Dominic Sumner vs. Abraham Vaesau