We are just two days away from Bellator 198 in Illinois, and signs point to this being one of Bellator’s biggest cards. The live gate could be the second-highest in the promotion’s history, and the common theme is both featured Fedor Emelianenko.
On Saturday, Fedor will take on Frank Mir in the heavyweight tournament quarterfinals, with the winner set to face Chael Sonnen in the semifinals. Thursday was the final pre-fight press conference, and it ended with the traditional faceoffs.
You can watch the main card staredowns at the top of the page, courtesy of MMAjunkie.
The full press conference can be viewed here:
The Bellator 198 main card starts at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT on Paramount Network. Here is the fight lineup for the televised broadcast: