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Bellator Kickboxing main card finalized for April 16 in Torino, Italy

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Bellator 152 ‘Pitbull vs Campos 2’ and Bellator Kickboxing’s debut both take place on April 16, 2016 at Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy. The card for the kickboxing portion of the evening has just been finalized.

A double-header of combat sports action comes to Pala Alpitour in Torino, Italy on April 16, 2016. Bellator MMA will present “Pitbull vs. Campos 2” while a “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino” card will be headlined by Melvin Manhoef vs. Alexandru Negrea.

Previously, Bellator Kickboxing had not announced the full card for Torino. Several bouts had one competitor filled in and one left “to be announced” at a later date.

That date is here and the time is now to reveal the full five fight card.

Middleweight Main Event: Melvin Manhoef (37-12) vs. Alexandru Negrea (8-2)
165-Pound Feature Bout: Mustapha Haida (37-3-3) vs. Karim Ghajji (95-12)
Welterweight Feature Bout: Raymond Daniels (10-3) vs. Francesco Moricca (0-0)
Flyweight Feature Bout: Denise Kielholtz (43-2) vs. Veronica Vernocchi (31-6-1)
Bantamweight Feature Bout: Kevin Ross (30-9) vs. Matteo Taccini (0-0)

Manhoef looked impressive in his recent MMA fight with Hisaki Kato, but faces a unique challenge in his return to kickboxing as he is simultaneously training for a Middleweight title shot May 20 against Rafael Carvalho at “Bellator 155: Carvalho vs. Manhoef” in Boise, Idaho.

The Haida vs. Ghajji bout in the co-main event will be for the ISKA 165-pound title. Matteo Taccini, Francesco Moricca and Veronica Vernocchi are all “local favorites” just added to the Torino card.

The complete “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino” line-up follows Bellator’s recent announcement of rules and regulations for this and all upcoming Bellator Kickboxing card.

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