Rodrigo Almeida vs. Blair Tugman among additions to Bellator 140 preliminary card

Bellator will be returning to the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on July 17 and the promotion has announced four new preliminary fights, including a bantamweight bout between Rodrigo Almeida and Blair Tugman.

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Along with the bantamweight bout between Almeida and Tugman, Bellator also announced Josh Neer vs. Matt Secor, Ilya Kotau vs. Nicolas Sergiacomi, and Parker Porter vs. Eric Bedard.

Bellator 140 will come from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and will be headlined by a title fight as Douglas Lima defends the welterweight title against Andrey Koreshkov.

The current Bellator 140: Lima vs. Koreshkov fight card is below.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Douglas Lima (26-5) vs. Andrey Koreshkov (17-1)
Chris Honeycutt (6-0) vs. Paul Bradley (22-6)
Michael Page (7-0) vs. Rudy Bears (16-13)
Brennan Ward (10-3) vs. Gavin Sterritt (6-1)
Paul Daley (36-13-2) vs. Dennis Olson (14-8)

Preliminary Card: ( – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Josh Neer (36-14) vs. Matt Secor (6-2)
Blair Tugman (7-5) vs. Rodrigo Almeida (12-2)
Ilya Kotau (0-0) vs. Nicolas Sergiacomi (1-0)
Parker Porter (5-4) vs. Eric Bedard (6-5)