An exciting lightweight fight between Benson Henderson and Patricio Pitbull Freire will headline the Bellator 160 fight card on Friday, August 26. Henderson (23-6), a former UFC lightweight champion, will be making his second appearance with Bellator. In his debut Henderson dropped a unanimous decision to welterweight champion Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 153. A staple of the Bellator roster, Pitbull (25-3) is a former featherweight champion. He is coming off a submission win over Henry Corrales which also occurred at Bellator 153. A title shot against lightweight champion Michael Chandler could await the winner of Henderson vs. Pitbull.
Bellator 160 takes place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The main event will be televised live on Spike TV.
Bellator 160 Fight Card
Benson Henderson vs. Patricio Pitbull Freire
Henry Corrales vs. AJ McKee
Derek Anderson vs. Saad Awad
Jaimelene Nievera vs. Lena Ovchynnikova
Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Bubba Jenkins
Kevin Ferguson Jr vs. Johnny Tomasian
Joey Davis vs. Keith Cutrone
Gabriel Green vs. Alex Trinidad
Steve Ramirez vs. Ron Henderson
Kyle Estrada vs. David Duran
Jacob Rosales vs. Mike Segura
Mario Navarro vs. Chinzo Machida
Andy Murad vs. Johnny Cisneros
Video: Good stuff from Bellator’s Jimmy Smith as he details what to expect from Henderson and Pitbull during this lightweight super-fight.