Bellator 135 Receives Francis Carmont-Guilherme Viana, Ryan Couture-Dakota Cochrane
Bellator has announced that it has added Francis Carmont to its roster, and that the UFC vet will battle light-heavyweight Guilherme Viana on March 27th. In addition, the promotion has confirmed that lightweight Ryan Couture will take on Dakota Cochrane at the upcoming card.
Bellator 135 will be hosted by the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and will feature bantamweight champ Joe Warren taking on Marcos Galvao in the main event.
Carmont (22-10) will be looking to end a three fight losing skid, after putting together an 11 fight win streak, which included victories over Costas Philippou, Tom Lawlor and Lorenz Larkin.
Viana (6-1) will also be making his Bellator debut, and has won three fights in a row.
Couture (9-3) is coming off a submission win over Tommy Bagnasco at Bellator 124 in September, and Cochrane (18-7) scored a TKO win over Ted Worthington at a DCS card in December.
Here is the line-up for the Bellator 135 main card, which will be broadcast on SPIKE.
Bellator Bantamweight Title Fight: Joe Warren (12-3) vs. Marcos Galvao (16-6-1)
Bellator Bantamweight Feature Fight: Eduardo Dantas (16-4) vs. Mike Richman (18-5)
Bellator Light Heavyweight Feature Fight:Francis Carmont (22-10) vs. Guilherme Viana (6-1)
Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Dakota Cochrane (18-7) vs. Ryan Couture (9-3)