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Legends Ken Shamrock, Royce Gracie to fight for third time at Bellator 149 in February

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Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie part three will happen Feb. 19, at Bellator 149 in Houston, Texas. The announcement was made Friday night at Bellator 145.

The two MMA pioneers fought at UFC 1 in 1993 and at UFC 5 in 1995. Gracie won the first match via rear-naked choke, while the second matchup ended in a draw after 36 minutes of action.

Their February tilt will take place at openweight, according to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani.

The event will take place at the Toyota Center.

Shamrock returned after five years away from the cage to fall by first-round knockout to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 in June. Gracie, the UFC 1 winner, has not competed since 2007. Shamrock is 51 years old and Gracie is 48.

Slice will take on Dhafir "Dada 5000" Harris in the co-main event in February, it was also announced Friday night.