Bellator 160 adds Lena Ovchynnikova vs. Jaimelene Nievera

Bellator MMA officials announced the addition of an exciting women’s flyweight contest to Bellator 160 on August 26 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The women’s flyweight featured bout will put Lena Ovchynnikova (11-4) against Jaimelene Nievera (4-1). Ovchynnikova will be looking for her first win under the Bellator banner, while Nievera is looking to build off of a knockout win over Stephanie Frausto in her Bellator debut.

The bout will be featured on the main card of the night.

Headlining Bellator 160 is a No. 1 contender match in the lightweight division between former UFC champion Benson Henderson and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.

Bellator 160 also features the debut of Kevin Ferguson Jr., the son of Kimbo Slice, and top prospects like Bubba Jenkins and A.J. McKee.

The full fight card can be seen below:

“Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull” SPIKE-Televised Main Card:

  • Lightweight No. 1 Contender Main Event: Benson Henderson (23-6) vs. Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (25-3)
  • Lightweight Co-Main Event: Saad Awad (19-7) vs. Derek Anderson (13-2)
  • Flyweight Feature Bout: Lena Ovchynnikova (11-4) vs. Jaimelene Nievera (4-1)
  • Featherweight Feature Bout: A.J. McKee (4-0) vs. Henry Corrales (12-3) Preliminary Card:

  • Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Bubba Jenkins (11-2) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (24-6-1)
  • Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Joey Davis (Pro Debut) vs. Keith Cutrone (1-0)
  • Welterweight Preliminary Bout: Kevin Ferguson Jr. (Pro Debut) vs. Johnny Tomasian (Pro Debut)
  • Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Gabriel Green (2-0) vs. Alex Trinidad (1-0)
  • Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Steve Ramirez (4-1) vs. Ron Henderson (4-2)

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