Full Card Announced for Bellator 214 Later This Month

Fedor Emelianenko
Fedor Emelianenko (red gloves) vs. Chael Sonnen Credit: Bellator MMA

Promotion officials have released the full card for Bellator 214, featuring the World Heavyweight Grand Prix final between Fedor Emelianenko and Ryan Bader.

Bellator’s first card of the year is complete. On Thursday, the promotion announced the full line-up for Bellator 214. The event, topped by the World Heavyweight Grand Prix final, takes place at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday, January 26. In addition to ‘The Last Emperor’ Fedor Emelianenko taking on Ryan Bader, the card also boasts phenom Aaron Pico in the co-main event. He’ll be taking on the rugged Henry Corrales, in the toughest test of Pico’s young career.

Also on the main card, the debut of Jake Hager. Known to WWE fans as Jack Swagger, the pro wrestler is making the jump to the cage, following in the footsteps of Brock Lesnar, Bobby Lashley, and yes, CM Punk.

Complete Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader Fight Card

Fedor Emelianenko(38-5, 1 NC) vs. Ryan Bader (26-5) – Heavyweight World Grand Prix Finals Main Event
Featherweight Co-Main Event: Aaron Pico (4-1) vs. Henry Corrales (16-3)
Heavyweight Feature Bout: Jake Hager (Pro Debut) vs. J.W. Kiser (1-1)
Bantamweight Feature Bout: Juan Archuleta (21-1) vs. Ricky Bandejas (11-1)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Brandon McMahan (5-6) vs. Adel Altamimi (7-5)

Preliminary Card:

160-Pound Catchweight Preliminary Bout: A.J. Agazarm (Pro Debut) vs. Jesse Roberts (Pro Debut)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Chris Gonzalez (1-0) vs. Henry Mendez (0-1)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Weber Almeida (1-0) vs. Odan Chinchilla (1-0)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Jay Jay Wilson (1-0) vs. Tyler Beneke (Pro Debut)
Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Sean Johnson (3-1) vs. Art Rivas (5-2)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Jorge Juarez (3-0) vs. David Pacheco (Pro Debut)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Jesse Merritt (5-4) vs. Thor Skancke (10-8-1)
190-Pound Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Osman Diaz (2-1) vs. Christopher Reyes (Pro Debut)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: James Barnes (11-3) vs. Ryan Lilley (9-4)
Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Ian Butler (4-5, 1 NC) vs. Craig Plaskett (3-3)
Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Steve Ramirez (6-3) vs. Desmond Torres (5-1)


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