Bellator 86 Fight Card Finalized

Bellator 86 takes place on Thursday night at the WinStar World Resort Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma and the organization has announced the finalized fight card.Bellator 86

The complete fight card will have 11 fights and the main card on Spike TV will feature five fights, which includes a title fight, Bellator debut of former Strikeforce champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and three of the four welterweight tournament quarterfinal bouts.

The preliminary card will begin at 8 p.m. ET and will be headlined by Raul Amaya (10-1) takes on Jose Gomes (32-8) in a welterweight tournament quarterfinal.

The main card will then begin at 10 p.m. ET and will be headlined by Ben Askren (10-0) defending the Bellator welterweight title when he is challenged by season six tournament winner Karl Amoussou (16-4-2).

Also, Lawal (8-1) will face Przemyslaw Mysiala (16-7) in the final light heavyweight tournment quarterfinal and the winner of the fight will move into the semifinals and face Emanuel Newton.

The complete Bellator 86 fight card is below:

Main Card: (Spike TV – 10 p.m. ET)
Ben Askren (10-0) vs. Karl Amoussou (16-4-2)
Przemyslaw Mysiala (16-7) vs. Muhammed Lawal (8-1)
Douglas Lima (22-5) vs. Michail Tsarev (24-3) *
Koffie Adzitso (18-9) vs. Ben Saunders (13-5-2) *
Marius Zaromskis (19-7) vs. Brent Weedman (20-8) *

Preliminary Card: ( – 8 p.m. ET)
Raul Amaya (10-1) vs. Jose Gomes (32-8) *
Matt Jones (4-3) vs. Cortez Coleman (8-3)
Chris Pham (2-0) vs. Jason Sampson (9-1)
Zach Church (1-1) vs. Damon Jackson (3-0)
Mike Maldonado (3-0) vs. Joseph Salas (2-3)
Hunter Tucker (4-0) vs. Javier Obregon (4-3)

* – Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal