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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 214: Fedor vs. Bader picks, odds, & analysis

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez return to break down this week’s Bellator event in Los Angeles, CA. With picks and odds for the main card, including Fedor Emelianenko vs. Ryan Bader.

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Bellator takes the spotlight this week for major MMA shows. What was supposed to be a two-title fight night has taken a bit of a hit with the loss of Gegard Mousasi vs. Rafael Lovato Jr., but the card still has Aaron Pico vs. Henry Corrales, the debut of Jack Swagger, and the finale of the heavyweight grand prix. Fedor Emelianenko faces off against Ryan Bader in the main event. The former UFC heavyweight will take on the all-time great to decide the promotion’s new champion in the 265 lb division. Throw the MMA debut of AJ Agazarm in there and it should make for a memorable event.

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Here’s a look at the Bellator 214 fight card as it stands right now:

Fedor Emelianenko vs Ryan Bader
Aaron Pico vs Henry Corrales
Jack Swagger vs JW Kiser
Ricky Bandejas vs Juan Archuleta
Brandon McMahan vs Adel El-Tamini

Jay Jay Wilson vs Tyler Beneke
Jesse Merritt vs Thor Skancke
Jorge Juarez vs David Pacheco
Sean Johnson vs Art Rivas
Desmond Torres vs Steve Ramirez
AJ Agazarm vs Jesse Roberts
James Barnes vs Ryan Lilley
Odan Ruiz vs Weber Almeida
Ian Butler vs Craig Plaskett
Christopher Gonzalez vs Henry Mendez
Ozzy Diaz vs Christopher Reyes