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Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015

Bellator 136: Alexander Volkov vs. Tony Johnson Among Several New Additions

Alexander Volkov (right) pursuing Brett Rogers (photo via Bellator)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has completed the line-up for its April 1oth event in Irvine, California, and one of the card’s new additions will feature a heavyweight fight between Alexander Volkov and Tony Johnson.

Volkov (24-4) has won five straight fights now, since he was stopped by reigning Bellator champ Vitaly Minakov in November, 2013.

Johnson (8-2) is returning to Bellator for the first time since 2011, when he earned a decision win over Derrick Lewis. Johnson is 4-1 in his last 5 fights.

Bellator 136 will be hosted by the Bren Events Center on April 10th, and the main card will be broadcast on SPIKE.

Here is the updated line-up for the card:

Main Card (9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Lightweight Title Fight: Champ Will Brooks (15-1) vs. Dave Jansen (20-2)

Bellator Middleweight Feature Fight: Joe Schilling (2-3) vs. Rafael Carvalho (10-1)

Bellator Lightweight Feature Fight: Marcin Held (20-3) vs. Alexander “Tiger” Sarnavskiy (30-2)

Bellator Heavyweight Feature Fight: Alexander Volkov (24-4) vs. Tony Johnson (8-2)

Preliminary Card (7 p.m. ET)

Bellator Welterweight Prelim Fight: John Mercurio (6-7) vs. Greg Parker (4-1)

Bellator Middleweight Prelim Fight: Joey Beltran (15-11) vs. Brian Rogers (11-7)

Bellator Lightweight Prelim Fight: Saad Awad (17-6) vs. Rob Sinclair (12-2)

Bellator Flyweight Prelim Fight: Fabricio Guerreiro (20-3) vs. John Teixeira (17-1-2)

Bellator Flyweight Prelim Fight: Jonathan Santa Maria (3-0) vs. Steve Ramirez (0-1)

Bellator Featherweight Prelim Fight: Marcos Bonilla (1-1) vs. A.J. McKee (0-0)

Dark Bouts (Following Spike TV broadcast)

Bellator Middleweight Prelim Fight: Ben Jones (4-4) vs. Luc Bondole (4-1-1)

Bellator Bantamweight Prelim Fight: Chad George (15-8) vs. Mark Vorgeas (5-2-1)

Bellator Catchweight (150 pounds) Prelim Fight: Cleber Luciano (10-5) vs. Aaron Miller (14-9)

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:38 pm
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