The MMA portion of Bellator’s Italian debut is officially set.
Patricky “Pitbull” Freire will take on Derek Campos in a lightweight bout at Bellator 152 in Milan, Italy, the company formally announced Wednesday.
It will officially serve as the MMA main event on a combined Bellator MMA and kickboxing event on April 16.
Freire (15-7) is coming off a vicious knockout of Ryan Couture at Bellator 148. Campos (16-6), for his part, has also proven he can throw down, and he knocked out veteran Melvin Guillard on the main card of Bellator 149.
Bellator also announced a pair of women’s fights to round out the main card. Much heralded flyweight signing Anastasia Yankova (2-0), a standout Muay Thai fighter, makes her promotional debut against Anjela Pink (0-0); and in a featherweight fight, Daniele Miceli (2-0) squares off with Daniela Scatizzi (6-2).
The fight card so far is below:
Patricky Freire (15-7) vs. Derek Campos (16-6)
Alessio Sakara (17-11) vs. Brian Rogers (12-8)
A.J. McKee (3-0) vs. Danilo Belluardo (5-1)
Anastasia Yankova (2-0) vs. Anjela Pink (Debut)
Daniele Miceli (2-0) vs. Daniele Scatizzi (6-2)
Melvin Manhoef (49-12) vs. Alexandru Negrea (8-2)
Mustapha Haida (37-3-3) vs. Karim Ghajji (95-12)
Raymond Daniels (10-3) vs. TBA
Denise Kieholtz (43-2) vs. TBA
Kevin Ross (30-9) vs. TBA
Source:: mma fighting