Joe Schilling vs. Hisaki Kato added to Bellator 139

The final main card bout for Bellator 139 has been announced as Joe Schilling will meet Bellator newcomer Hisaki Kato in a middleweight bout.

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The fight booking was announced by Bellator on Monday afternoon in a press release.

Bellator 139 will come from the Kansas Star Arena on June 26 and will be headlined by a heavyweight bout as Cheick Kongo meets former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov.

Schilling (2-4) returned to MMA last year and defeated Melvin Manhoef by knockout at Bellator 131. He returned to the Bellator cage last month and lost a split decision against Rafael Carvalho. Kato (4-1) will be making his United States debut against Schilling and all of his fights have come in the Heat promotion. After starting 4-0, he was defeated in his last fight by TKO against Henrique Shigemoto.

The current Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov fight card is below.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Cheick Kongo (22-10-2) vs. Alexander Volkov (24-5)
Pat Curran (20-7) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (18-2)
David Rickels (16-3) vs. John Alessio (35-17, 1NC)
Joe Schilling (2-4) vs. Hisaki Kato (4-1)

Preliminary Card: ( – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Gaston Reyno (3-0) vs. Greg Scott (3-3)