Bellator 134 fight card finalized with seven fight preliminary card including Ward vs. Juarez and Butler vs. Diekmann

The complete fight card for this month’s Bellator 134 has been announced by the promotion with the addition of a seven fight preliminary card.

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The preliminary card will begin on at 6:45 p.m. ET/3:45 p.m. PT with six of the seven preliminary bouts and the featherweight bout between Matt Bessette and Josh LaBerge will air following the televised main card.

The six fight online preliminary card will feature fights in four different weight classes and the notable fights on the online preliminary card will be Bobby Flynn vs. Neiman Gracie, Jason Butcher vs. Tamdan McCrory, Jesse Juarez vs. Brennan Ward, and Raphael Butler vs. Josh Diekmann.

Following the conclusion of the six fight online preliminary card, the five fight main card on Spike TV will begin at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and will be headlined by Emanuel Newton defending the Bellator light heavyweight title against Liam McGeary. Also on the main card, Paul Daley returns to the promotion to face Andre Santos and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal moves up to the heavyweight division to meet Cheick Kongo.

Bellator 134 will come from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on February 27 and the current fight card is below.

Main Card (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT – Spike TV)
Emanuel Newton (25-7) vs. Liam McGeary (9-0)
Paul Daley (35-13) vs. Andre Santos (37-9)
Cheick Kongo (22-9-2) vs. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (14-4, 1NC)
Rameau Sokoudjou (16-12) vs. Linton Vassell (14-4)
Michael Page (7-0) vs. Curtis Millender (7-0)

Preliminary Card: (6:45 p.m. ET/3:45 p.m. PT –
Matt Bessette (13-6) vs. Josh Laberge (9-4) *
Randy Costa (0-0) vs. Carlos Hernandez (1-1)
Raphael Butler (8-1-1) vs. Josh Diekmann (15-5)
Jesse Juarez (22-9) vs. Brennan Ward (9-3)
Jason Butcher (8-1) vs. Tamdan McCrory (12-3)
Bobby Flynn (4-2) vs. Neiman Gracie (2-0)
Marvin Maldonado (2-2) vs. Blair Tugman (6-5)

* – Fight will take place after the main card