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Lightweight Scrap Added To Benson Henderson’s Bellator Debut

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An intriguing lightweight contest has been added to the April Bellator 153 card, as unbeaten Brent Primus meets Gleristone Santos.

Set for the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on April 22, the Spike TV main card features a welterweight title match between champion Andrey Koreshkov and Benson Henderson.

Primus (6-0) picked up his sixth career win over Derek Anderson recently and is 4-0 with Bellator. Santos (27-5) is moving up to lightweight from featherweight and is 9-1 over his last 10.

Below is the current card:

MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Welterweight Championship
Andrey Koreshkov (c) vs. Benson Henderson

Featherweight: Patricio “Pitbull” Freire vs. John Teixeira

Welterweight: Brennan Ward vs. Evangelista Santos

Lightweight: Brent Primus vs. Gleristone Santos

PRELIMINARY CARD (FightLine.com)

Lightweight: Sam Watford vs. Dean Hancock

Featherweight: Chris Foster vs. Felipe Lavandoski

Lightweight: Jason Bakanowski vs. T.J. Hepburn

Featherweight: Pete Rogers vs. Mike Mangan

Featherweight: Matt Bessette vs. Keith Richardson

Middleweight: Tim Caron vs. Justin Sumter

Bantamweight: Blair Tugman vs. Jay Perrin

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