The Bellator vs Rizin fight card is all set for the co-promoted fight being put on by Bellator MMA and Rizin Fighting Federation. The card has one current and three former champions gracing it. Everything will go live on Showtime Saturday, December 31, 2022 from the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo.
Much of this fight card is still to be announced in the following days. Be sure to check back to see what changes these two promoters have made. Here’s the press release announcement they did for the event. Be sure to check back for updates to this New Years Eve event.
In the main event Rizin champion Roberto Souza takes on AJ McKee in the lightweight division. Roberto ‘Satoshi’ Souza sits at an impressive 14-1-0 record and a current 5 win streak. AJ “Mercenary’ McKee is at a 19-1 record already rebounding his loss with a decision win against Spike Carlyle.
The co-main event of the evening will feature Rizin champion Kleber Koike vs Bellator champion Patricio Pitbull in a featherweight bout. These two champions will have their chance to prove who dominates the featherweight division. Here are the matches so far, for Bellator vs Rizin fight card 2022.
Bellator vs Rizin Fight Card
Main Card (airing on Showtime 8:00pm ET)
Roberto Satoshi Souza (14-1-0) vs AJ McKee (19-1-0) – lightweight main event
Kleber Koike (31-5-1) vs Patricio Pitbull (34-5-0) – featherweight co-main event
Hiromasa Ougikubo (25-6-2) vs Kyoji Horiguchi (29-5-0) – flyweight feature bout
Soo Chul Kim (18-6-1) vs Juan Archuleta (26-4-0) – bantamweight feature bout
Koji Takeda (15-3-0) vs Gadzhi Rabadanov (18-4-1) – lightweight feature bout
That wraps it up for the Bellator vs Rizin fight card. Be sure to tune in when the event goes live Saturday, December 31st, 2022. It should be a great night of fights. For prelims check them out at Rizin 40.
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