The complete card is set for one of the deepest events in Bellator history.
With two title fights, the end of two tournaments, the start of one, and a noteworthy debut, Bellator's card on July 31 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, a suburb of Albuquerque, is in place. Bellator announced the the full roster Tuesday.
In the title fights, the man considered by many Bellator's top pound-for-pound fighter, undefeated lightweight champion Michael Chandler, meets "Caveman" David Rickels. Welterweight champ Ben Askren, meanwhile, puts his unbeaten record and title on the line against Andrey Koreshkov.
The undercard will feature the Bellator debut of highly touted NCAA wrestling champion Bubba Jenkins, who meets local fighter Mike Barreras.
Bellator lightweight title: Michael Chandler (11-0) vs. David Rickels (14-1)
Bellator welterweight title: Ben Askren (11-0) vs. Andrey Koreschkov (13-0)
Bellator light heavyweight tournament final: King Mo (10-2) vs. Jacob Noe (12-2)
Bellator heavyweight tournament final: Ryan Martinez (10-2) vs. Vitaly Minakov (11-0)
Bantamweight tournament semifinals: Rafael Silva (19-3) vs. Rodrigo Lima (11-1)
Bantamweight tournament semifinals: Anthony Leone (12-5) vs. Frank Baca (16-2)
Lightweight: Mike Barreras (5-6) vs. Bubba Jenkins (3-0)
Bantamweight: Javier Palacios (1-0) vs. Richard Jacques (1-0)
Featherweight: Cliff Wright Jr. (7-4) vs. Donald Sanchez (28-13)