Goiti Yamauchi will kick off the main card of Bellator 254 against Nate Andrews in a lightweight bout.
Yamauchi, who is a fighting in his 30th professional contest on Thursday, is red hot as of late. He comes into the fight by on three-fight winning streak and his has posted wins in seven of his last eight fights. His lone loss in that stretch came at Bellator 192.
Prior to the fight, Yamauchi spoke to MyMMANews and other media about his fight on Thursday night.
You can watch his full Bellator 254 media press conference in the video above.
The full Bellator 254 fight card is listed below:
CBS Sports Network
10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Flyweight World Title Main Event: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (11-0) vs. Juliana Velasquez (10-0)
Bantamweight Co-Main Event: Magomed Magomedov (16-1) vs. Matheus Mattos (12-1-1)
Heavyweight Bout: Linton Vassell (19-8, 1 NC) vs. Ronny Markes (19-7)
Lightweight Bout: Goiti Yamauchi (25-4) vs. Nate Andrews (16-3)
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7:45 p.m. ET/4:45 p.m. PT
Welterweight Bout: Robson Gracie Jr. (3-0) vs. Billy Goff (2-2)
Featherweight Bout: Cody Law (1-0) vs. Kenny Champion (2-0)
Heavyweight Bout: Davion Franklin (2-0) vs. Anthony Garrett (5-2, 1 NC)
Middleweight Bout: Romero Cotton (4-0) vs. Justin Sumter (7-3)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Grant Neal (4-0) vs. Maurice Jackson (7-2)
Welterweight Bout: Shamil Nikaev (9-0, 1 NC) vs. Kemran Lachinov (10-2)