The co-main event of tonight’s Bellator 143 in Hidalgo, Texas will be a key middleweight bout as Kendall Grove looks to get back in title contention when he meets Joey Beltran.

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Grove (21-15, 1NC) is coming off a stoppage defeat against former Bellator middleweight champion Brandon Halsey and he is 3-2 in his last five fights.

During The MMA Report Pre-Fight Show: Bellator 143 Edition of TuneIn, Grove joined the show and talked about his fight tonight against Beltran, who he use to train with at Alliance MMA.