The complete card for Bellator’s milestone event in Wembley, London has been released and it is STACKED. Headlining the card will be a rematch 8 years in the making, where Mirko Crocop(36-11-2) will look to avenge a surprise KO loss to Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson (23-15) back at UFC 137.
The co-main event will feature a title fight between Middleweight champion Rafael Carvalho (15-1) and former StrikeForce and Dream Light-Heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi (43-6-2). This will be Carvalho’s 4th title defense and Mousasi for his part is on a blistering 6-fight win streak, which includes wins over the likes of Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort and Alexander Shlemenko in his Bellator debut. Mousasi has already revealed his desire to become a dual weight champion in Bellator, and this will be the first hurdle in his quest.
Other notable fights include the much awaited return of the swashbuckling Michael ‘Venom’ Page (12-0). He has been out of action since November, 2016. He will be looking to make another highlight reel out of one-time lightweight challenger David Rickels (19-4,2 NC).
Phil Davis (18-4), the former Bellator Lightweight champion will also be making his come back against hometown favorite Linton Vassell (18-6).
British Reality TV star Aaron Chalmers (3-0) will face Ash Griffiths (4-5) to complete the main card.
The under card features whole host of fun match ups, here is the whole card. The order of bouts are not yet confirmed.
Mirko Cro Cop vs. Roy Nelson
Rafael Carvalho vs. Gegard Mousasi
Michael Page vs. David Rickels
Phil Davis vs. Linton Vassell
Aaron Chalmers vs. Ash Griffiths
Anastasia Yankova vs. Kate Jackson
Mike Shipman vs. Carl Noon
Ryan Scope vs. Martyn Harris
Anatoly Tokov vs. Vladimir Filipovic
Daniel Crawford vs. Pedro Carvalho
Charlie Ward vs. Louis King
Jeremy Petley vs. Saul Rogers
Kevin Fryer vs. Costello Van Steenis
Charlie Leary vs. Tom Green
Kent Kauppinen vs. Walter Gahadza
Jahreau Shephard vs. Marcin Zywica
Chad Griffiths vs. Tom Mearns
Amir Albazi vs. Iurie Bejenari
The milestone event takes place on May 25, 2018 at The SSE Arena, Wembley, London, UK.