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Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Daniel Pineda joins Bellator 149 card

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A featherweight tilt between Emmanuel Sanchez (12-2) and Daniel Pineda (21-11) has been added to Feb. 19’s Bellator 149 lineup.

The card features a double main event, with Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie and Kimbo Slice vs. Dhafir Harris leading the way.

After losing to Pat Curran at Bellator 139 in June, Sanchez put together back-to-back split-decision victories, most recently toppling Justin Lawrence at Bellator 145.

Pineda, meanwhile, has won three straight since getting released from the UFC following a 3-4 stint with the promotion. While in the UFC, Pineda also defeated Lawrence, finishing him via first-round submission (kimura) at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.

Pineda’s recent winning streak features all three victories via submission under the Legacy Fighting Championship banner. He is 0-2 in Bellator, most recently losing to Chas Skelly at Bellator 19 in May of 2010.

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