Lightweights Josh Thomson and Patricky “Pitbull” Freire will co-headline Bellator 172, the promotion announced.
Set for February 18 from the SAP Center in San Jose, the Spike main card features Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione.
Thomson (22-8) owns 16 career wins via knockout and submission and will be competing in front of a hometown crowd. Freire (16-8) has fought 16 times previously for Bellator, second most to David Rickels.
Below is the current lineup:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV)
Heavyweight: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione
Lightweight: Josh Thomson vs. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire
Heavyweight: Cheick Kongo vs. Oli Thompson
Lightweight: Adam Piccolotti vs. Brent Primus
Welterweight: James Terry vs. David Douglas
Lightweight: Nikko Jackson vs. Cesar Gonzalez
Featherweight: Juan Cardenas vs. Luis Vargas
Welterweight: Danasabe Mohammed vs. Carlos Rocha
Flyweight: Anthony Do vs. Bobby Escalante
Flyweight: Matt Ramirez vs. Jeremy Murphy
Lightweight: J.J> Okanovich vs. Paradise Vaovasa
Featherweight: Justin Tenedora vs. Roque Reyes