Bellator 104 fight card set with welterweight tournament semifinals and return of Karl Amoussou

Bellator MMA will be heading to the state of Iowa for the first time on October 18th and the California based organization has announced the full fight card.Bellator New Logo #2

The fight card will come from the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and tickets are available at or by contacting the U.S. Cellular Center Box Office.

The card will begin with the preliminary card on at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and will be headlined by season six welterweight tournament winner Karl Amoussou (16-5-2) meeting Iowa’s own Paul Bradley (20-5). This will be Amoussou’s first fight since being defeated by welterweight champion Ben Askren at the beginning of the year and Bradley will be making his Bellator debut.

The main card on Spike TV will begin at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will be headlined by the semifinals of the welterweight tournament as Rick Hawn (16-2) faces Brent Weedman (22-8-1) in a rematch of their 2012 bout and Jon “War Machine” Koppenhaver (14-4) meets Ron Keslar (10-3). The winners will advance to the finals of the tournament and that bout will take place later this year.

Also on the main card will be a heavyweight bout as season five heavyweight tournament winner Eric Prindle (8-3) meets Peter Graham (8-5) and former UFC fighter Kendall Grove (18-13) faces Joe Vedepo (14-6) in a middleweight bout.

The current Bellator 104 card is below.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Rick Hawn (16-2) vs. Brent Weedman (22-8-10
War Machine (14-4) vs. Ron Keslar (10-3)
Eric Prindle (8-3) vs. Peter Graham (8-5)
Kendall Grove (18-13) vs. Joe Vedepo (14-6)

Preliminary Card: ( – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Paul Bradley (20-5) vs. Karl Amoussou (16-5-2)
Rob Emerson (12-10) vs. Jared Downing (9-3)
Rod Montoya (15-15) vs. Paul Sass (13-2)
Derek Loffer (4-1) vs. Cliff Wright Jr. (7-5)
Mike Estus (3-0) vs. Cole Williams (9-2)