Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima will make his long-awaited return to the cage this Friday night at Bellator 140.
Set for the Mohegan Sun Arena, Lima will defend his title for the first time against Andrey Koreshkov. The main card, which begins at 9 p.m. ET, airs live on Spike TV.
Along with Lima-Koreshkov, Chris Honeycutt squares off against Paul Bradley, Michael Page faces Rudy Bears and Paul Daley returns. Lima and Daley were once scheduled opponents, but an injury forced the champion to the sidelines.
Below is the current lineup, along with a video preview:
MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)
Bellator Welterweight Championship
Douglas Lima (c) vs. Andrey Koreshkov
Welterweight: Chris Honeycutt vs. Paul Bradley
Welterweight: Michael Page vs. Rudy Bears
Welterweight: Brennan Ward vs. Roger Carroll
Welterweight: Paul Daley vs. Dennis Olson
PRELIMINARY CARD (7 p.m. ET)
Bantamweight: Blair Tugman vs. Kin Moy
Welterweight: Ilya Kotau vs. Nicolas Sergiacomi
Heavyweight: Parker Porter vs. Eric Bedard
Bantamweight: Billy Giovanella vs. Remo Cardarelli
Lightweight: Dean Hancock vs. Alex Dunworth
Female Strawweight: Kaline Medeiros vs. Sarah Payant
Featherweight: Waylon Lowe vs. Ryan Quinn