Bellator NYC: Full fight card and video preview for this weekend’s event at MSG in New York

Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva is scheduled to take place on June 24, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The event will air on PPV.

The PPV portion of the MSG card will be referred to as Bellator NYC whilst the undercard, airing on Spike, will be Bellator 180.

The main event of the Bellator NYC fight card features a grudge match between old rivals Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva.

The co-main event features the return of Fedor Emelianenko as he welcomes Matt Mitrione to the Bellator cage. The bout was scheduled for Bellator 172 but Mitrione had to be hospitalised due to kidney stones.

Two title fights also feature on the main PPV card as Michael Chandler looks to defend his lightweight title against Brent Primus and Douglas Lima looks to defend his welterweight title against the debuting Lorenz Larkin.

Kicking off the main card is the eagerly awaited MMA debut of Aaron Pico as he is welcomed to Bellator by Zach Freeman.

Headlining the Bellator 180 fight card is a light heavyweight title fight between current champion Phil Davis and the debuting Ryan Bader. Bader and Davis first met at UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson on January 24, 2015, with Bader winning by split decision.

Also featured on the card is Irish sensation James Gallagher as he meets Chinzo Machida at MSG.

Check out the full fight card below along with a preview of the event below:

Bellator NYC (PPV)
Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione
Michael Chandler (c) vs. Brent Primus for the Bellator Lightweight Championship
Douglas Lima (c) vs. Lorenz Larkin for the Bellator Welterweight Championship
Aaron Pico vs. Zach Freeman

Bellator 180 card (Spike TV)
Phil Davis (c) vs. Ryan Bader [c]
James Gallagher vs. Chinzo Machida
Neiman Gracie vs. Dave Marfone
Heather Hardy vs. Alice Yauger

Bellator 180 Preliminary Card (
Ryan Couture vs. Haim Gozali
Jerome Mickle vs. Anthony Giacchina
John Salgado vs. Hugh McKenna
Matt Rizzo vs. Sergio da Silva
Bradley Desir vs. Nate Grebb

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