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Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson Weigh-In Results & Photos

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Bellator 153 weigh-ins

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (April 21, 2016) – Following weigh-ins for “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” competitors on Thursday, all fights are set to take place inside the cage at the Mohegan Sun Arena tomorrow on Spike.

Headlined by a welterweight world title bout between Andrey “Spartan” Koreshkov (18-1) and Benson “Smooth” Henderson (23-5), the main card is primed to entertain. The card is loaded with young talent, including 28-year-old welterweight star Michael “Venom” Page (9-0), who will put his unblemished record on the line against Jeremie Holloway (7-1).

In addition, “Bellator 153: Henderson vs. Koreshkov” also features Brennan Ward (13-3) going to battle against “Cyborg” Santos (20-16), Patricio “Pitbull” Friere (24-3) versus Henry Corrales (12-2) and Brent Primus (6-0) meeting “Toninho Furia” (27-5).

“Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” takes place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and airs live and free on Spike at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream live on and The Bellator Mobile App. In addition, stay tuned immediately following the event, the debut of “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino” takes place at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Tickets for the event start at just $30 and remain on sale now at, and the Mohegan Sun Box Office.

Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 8 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT)


Bellator MMA Welterweight World Title Bout: Andrey Koreshkov (170) vs. Benson Henderson (170)


Bellator MMA Featherweight Co-Main Event: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (146) vs. Henry Corrales (146)


Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Bout: Brennan Ward (171) vs. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (168.25)


Bellator MMA Lightweight Feature Bout: Brent Primus (156) vs. “Toninho Furia” (156.75)


Bellator MMA Welterweight Feature Bout: Michael Page (170) vs. Jeremie Holloway (171)

Preliminary Card: ( – 7 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. CT)

Bellator MMA Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Chris Honeycutt (171) vs. Matt Secor (171)

Bellator MMA Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Sam Watford (156) vs. Dean Hancock (156)

Bellator MMA Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Chris Foster (149.75) vs. Vovka Clay (150)

Bellator MMA Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Mike Zichelle (193) vs. Joe Cronin (195)

Bellator MMA Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Matt Bessette (145.75) vs. Keith Richardson (146)

Bellator MMA Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Tim Caron (185) vs. Justin Sumter (186)

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Preliminary Bout: Blair Tugman (136) vs. Jay Perrin (136)

Bellator MMA Catchweight Preliminary Bout: Djamil Chan (155.75) vs. Richard Patishnock (157.8)