A heavyweight slugfest pitting “Rampage” Jackson (36-11) against Satoshi Ishii (14-5-1) will headline the “Bellator: Dynamite 2” portion, which will feature both a mixed martial arts cage and kickboxing ring inside Scottrade Center. In the evening’s co-main event, Michael Chandler (14-3) will face Patricky “Pitbull” Freire (16-7) with the Lightweight World Title on the line. In addition, Carl Seumanutafa (10-6) challenges former NFL player Matt Mitrione (9-5) in heavyweight slugfest, while Ilima Macfalane (3-0) and Rebecca Ruth (6-1) round out the electric mixed martial arts portion of the main card.
In the kickboxing portion of “Bellator: Dynamite 2,” Kevin Ross (31-9) will meet Justin Houghton (7-2) at featherweight, while the woman with Dynamite in her nickname, Denise Kielholtz (44-2) will go to war with Gloria Peritore (10-1-1) at flyweight.
Immediately following the conclusion of “Bellator: Dynamite 2,” Joe Schilling (27-8) and Hisaki Kato (6-2 MMA) will kick-off “Bellator Kickboxing: St. Louis” in a rematch of sorts, while World Combat League veteran Raymond Daniels (11-3) takes on Italian knockout specialist Stefano Bruno (23-2-1). Finally, Sarah Howell will make her professional debut in a flyweight feature bout with Keri Melendez (3-1).
All of the action goes down at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, and airs LIVE and FREE on Spike beginning at 8 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Catch the whole prelim card right here!! 4:15PM PST
Justin Lawrence (8-3) vs. Isao Kobayashi (18-3)
Guilherme “Bomba” Vasconcelos (7-3) vs. Jordan Dowdy (3-1)
Kevin Engel (5-0) vs. Chel Erwin-Davis (3-1)
Jordan Howard (9-3) vs Justin Robbins (14-17-1)
Joaquin Buckley (5-0) vs Chris Heatherly (9-3-1)
Michelle Royer (1-0) vs Katy Collins (3-1)
Brad Jones (5-4) vs Tyler Claussen (2-0)
Jason Christeson (1-0) vs Jarrod Thomas (0-0)
Lee Burns (2-0) vs. Byron Stevens (0-0)
Steven Mann (11-4) vs. Mike Estus (7-4)
Rashard Lovelace (3-0) vs. Garret Mueller (2-1)
Nikki Smith (1-0) vs. Ashley Cummins (3-3)
Elmir Kulosman (3-0) vs. Darryl Cobb (2-1)
Tara Walker (4-3-1) vs. Mimi Kutzin (3-2)