The main card of “Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell” on March 4 continues to get better with a great featherweight match-up between Arizona State-alum Bubba Jenkins and young, surging Japanese finisher Goiti Yamauchi.
Bubba Jenkins vs. Goiti Yamauchi official for Bellator 151
The bout was confirmed through Press Release on Friday, after being reported by Jenkins himself a few weeks back.
Jenkins (10-2) has established a record of 7-2 inside the Bellator MMA cage since debuting with the promotion in 2013. After suffering a tough submission loss to former WSOF champion Georgi Karakhanyan early in the year, Jenkins capped-off 2015 with two-straight wins, including a stoppage over Joe Wilk and a hard-fought split decision win over fellow prospect Jordan Parsons.
23-year-old Yamauchi (19-2) is 5-1 since debuting for Bellator in late-2013. Japan’s Yamauchi has won three-straight including two submission victories of Isao Kobayashi and Martin Stapleton and a UD over long-time Bellator stand-out Mike Richman. He was out of action for majority of last year before submitting Kobayashi in late-October.
Tickets for “Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell” are on sale now and start at just $45. You can purchase tickets at the WinStar World Casino and Resort Box Office, as well as Ticketmaster.com and Bellator.com. Doors for the event open at 5:00 p.m. CT local time, with the first contest taking place one hour later.
“Bellator 151: Warren vs. Caldwell” airs live and free on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream live on Bellator.com and The Bellator Mobile App.. Additional preliminary bouts will be announced in the coming weeks.