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Lightweight tourney first round
Roger Huerta (20-3) -600 vs. Chad Hinton (6-0) +400
World renowned MMA superstar Roger Huerta makes his much-anticipated return to the cage taking on undefeated Cincinnati native Chad Hinton.
All-American wrestler and Minnesota native Carey Vanier takes on Finland’s finest, Janne Tulirinta.
Touted as one of the top prospects in MMA after his debut in DREAM last year, three-time world champion Greco-Roman wrestler and former NCAA All-American Joe Warren takes on 17-2 Eric Marriott, who plans on continuing his nine fight winning streak.
Rated by several experts as MMA’s top unsigned featherweight before signing with Bellator, standout Georgi "Insane" Karakhanyan will battle Californian native and noted striker Bao Quach.