Cheick Kongo vs. Augusto Sakai added to Bellator 150

Bellator MMA announced on Monday that a heavyweight contest pitting Cheick Kongo (23-10-2) against the undefeated Augusto Sakai (9-0) has been added to the main card of  “Bellator 150: Galvao vs. Dantas 2.”

Kongo will be making his eighth appearance under the Bellator MMA banner, looking to add to his impressive promotional mark of 5-2.

Sakai has seven finishes in nine outings. The 24-year-old Brazilian most recently finished Alex Huddleston at “Bellator 145: With A Vengeance.”

Tickets for “Bellator 150: Galvao vs. Dantas 2” — which start at just $27 — go on sale next Saturday, Dec. 12 at KansasStarEventCenter.com or Ticketmaster.com, as well as the Kansas Star Arena box office.

Bellator MMA’s bantamweight championship will be on the line in a rematch pitting Marcos “Loro” Galvao (17-6-1) against former champion Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas (17-4) in the main event.

Bellator 150 will take place on Feb. 26 at Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. The main card will air live on Spike at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT while preliminary bouts will stream on Bellator.com at 7 p.m. ET. Additional fights will be announced shortly.

Here is the updated card for the event:

  • Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title Main Event: Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) vs. Eduardo Dantas (17-4)
  • Bellator MMA Lightweight Co-Main Event: Dave Rickels (16-4, 1 NC) vs. TBA
  • Bellator MMA Heavyweight Feature Bout: Cheick Kongo (23-10-2) vs. Augusto Sakai (9-0)

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