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The MMA Vivisection - Bellator 218: Sanchez vs. Karakhanyan 2 Picks, Odds, & Analysis

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, and Victor Rodriguez of are back to break down this week’s Bellator event in Thackerville, OK. With picks and odds for the main card.

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Bellator returns this weekend after a month out of action with a fight card that can best be described as... one of the MMA cards going on this weekend. The main event features a rematch of a fight few people were asking for, with Georgi Karakhanyan looking to avenge his loss to Emmanuel Sanchez. In the co-main event, former light heavyweight title contender Linton Vassell makes his heavyweight debut against Valentin Moldavsky, and Fedor Emelianenko trianing partner Anatoly Tokov opens up the main card against UFC vet Gerald Harris.

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Here’s a look at the Bellator 218 fight card as it stands today, via tapology.com:

BELLATOR 218 airs on the Paramount Network from the WinStar World Resort & Casino in Thackerville, OK, USA

MAIN CARD | Fri., 3.22.19 9PM ET
Emmanuel Sanchez vs Georgi Karakhanyan - 20:49
Valentin Moldavsky vs Linton Vassell - 13:42
Norbert Novenyi Jr. vs Will Lavine - 10:05
Anatoly Tokov vs Gerald Harris - 6:24

PRELIMS | 6:45PM ET
Nation Gibrick vs Nick Page
Aaron Vickers vs Isaiah Gutierrez
Ky Bennett vs Deborah Kouzmin
Johnny Eblen vs Chauncey Foxworth
Malin Hermansson vs Victoria Leonardo
Christian Edwards vs Roman Huerta - 4:24 / Bout Cancelled
Craig Fairly vs Luis Erives
John Macapa vs Kevin Croom - 2:49
Vladimir Tokov vs Ryan Walker
Jordan Newman vs Joseph Holmes