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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 212: Primus vs. Chandler 2 & Bellator 213: Macfarlane vs. Letourneau picks, odds, & analysis

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Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to breakdown this week’s Bellator cards in Honolulu, HI. With picks and odds for the main card.

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There are almost too many fights going on this weekend. The UFC is running their final FOX card before jumping to ESPN. Invicta is returning with another solid offering on Fight Pass, and all the while, Bellator is jumping into the Hawaii MMA market with not one, but two solid fight cards on Friday & Saturday. Brent Primus returns at Bellator 212 to rematch Michael Chandler for the lightweight belt, while Frank Mir and AJ McKee Jr. round out Friday’s card.

On Saturday, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane defends her flyweight title against Valerie Letourneau, while Lyoto Machida debuts against former champion Rafael Carvalho. Neiman Gracie and Ed Ruth fight out their leg of the welterweight tournament, and King Mo takes on Liam McGeary at light heavyweight. By Sunday morning the truly hardcore MMA fan will have watched more fights than they can shake a can of Monster Energy at.

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Here’s a look at the Friday, December 14th, Bellator 212/USO Salute the Troops: Primus vs Chandler 2 card & the Saturday, December 15th Bellator 213: MacFarlane vs. Letourneau card, both at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii:

BELLATOR & USO SALUTE THE TROOPS

PARAMOUNT NETWORK MAIN CARD | 10PM ET&PT - FRI DEC 14
Brent Primus vs Michael Chandler - 21:17
Frank Mir vs Javy Ayala - 17:13
AJ McKee vs Daniel Crawford - 6:21
Derek Campos vs Sam Sicilia - 10:40
Alejandra Lara vs Juliana Velasquez - 13:45

ONLINE PRELIMS PRELIMS | 8:45PM ET
Tywan Claxton vs Kano Meyer
Robson Gracie vs Brysen Bolohao
Brandon Pieper vs Chris Avila
Toby Misech vs Edward Thomas
Paul Lopes vs Nick Badis


BELLATOR 213: MACFARLANE VS. LETOURNEAU

DAZN MAIN CARD | 10PM/7PM ET&PT - SAT DEC 15
Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs Valérie Létourneau - 48:57
Lyoto Machida vs Rafael Carvalho - 40:59
Neiman Gracie vs Ed Ruth - 36:12
King Mo Lawal vs Liam McGeary - 32:46
Kona Oliveira vs Nainoa Dung - 29:53

ONLINE PRELIMS | 8:30PM ET
Maki Pitolo vs Chris Cisneros
Timothy Teves vs Canaan Kawaihae
Kai Kamaka III vs Shojin Miki
Ryan Dela Cruz vs Spencer Higa
Dustin Barca vs Isaac Hopps
Kala Hose vs Marcus Gamble
Russel Mizuguchi vs Michael Nakagawa