Bellator MMA’s return to Kansas this June is official, as David Rickels will take on John Alessio at Bellator 139.
Set for June 26 from the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas, the main card airs live on Spike TV.
Rickels (16-3) is a native of Kansas and will be fighting for the 14th time for Bellator. The 26-year-old fought for the title at Bellator 97 vs. Michael Chandler and is coming off a decision win over Davi Ramos.
Alessio (35-17) last fought in early 2014, besting Eric Wisely. He as faced off against the likes of Diego Sanchez, Pat Miletich and Paul Daley during his 53-fight MMA career.
Below is the current lineup:
Featherweight: Pat Curran vs. Goiti Yamauchi
Lightweight: David Rickels vs. John Alessio
Lightweight: Gaston Reyno vs. Greg Scott