The Bellator Lightweight World Grand Prix is set to kick off in spectacular fashion tomorrow at Bellator 292. In the main event, lightweight champion Usman Nurmagomedov will look to make his first title defense against the always game “Smooth” Benson Henderson. The Dagestani champion has yet to taste defeat in his youthful career, holding a perfect 16-0 record. Henderson, who ranks number three in the division, is on a two-fight win streak.
As for the rest of the card, Tofiq Musayev will meet Alexander Shabliy in the co-main event for their respective match in the first round of the LWGP. Team Fedor’s Valentin Moldavsky and Linton “The Swarm” Vassell will go toe-to-toe in a heavyweight title eliminator bout and Michael “Venom” Page will return to MMA competition against 33-fight Bellator veteran Goiti Yamauchi.
WATCH: Bellator 292: Nurmagomedov vs Henderson Live Weigh-Ins
Bellator 292 takes place tomorrow at the SAP Center in San Jose, California. The prelims, which are set to take place at 6:55 p.m. ET/ 4:55 p.m. PT, will be available to watch here live at MMASucka. The main card, which airs in the United States on SHOWTIME, starts at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.