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Bellator 176: Fight Card, Start Time

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Bellator heads to Italy this Saturday for a special MMA/kickboxing event from the Pala Alpitour.

In the main event on Spike, Melvin Manhoef once again tries to dethrone Rafael Carvalho atop the middleweight division.

Last May, Carvalho scored a split decision victory over Manhoef to leave Bellator 155 with the title.

The Spike broadcast, which begins at 3 p.m. ET, also features Anastasia Yankova vs. Elian Kallionidou, Carrington Banks vs. Mihail Nica and Djamil Chan vs. Valeriu Mircea.

Both the Bellator kickboxing female flyweight and lightweight titles will be on the line, as Denise Kiehotz defends vs. Martine Michieletto and Giorgio Petrosyan and Amansio Paraschiv meet for the inaugural title.

MAIN CARD (Spike/3 p.m. ET)

Bellator Middleweight Championship
Rafael Carvalho (c) vs. Melvin Manhoef

Female Catchweight: Anastasia Yankova vs. Elian Kallionidou

Welterweight: Carrington Banks vs. Mihail Nica

Lightweight: Djamal Chan vs. Valeriu Mircea

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