Bellator 268 open workout faceoffs: Grand prix semifinalists stare each other down

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PHOENIX – The Bellator light heavyweight grand prix continues with the tournament semifinals.

Bellator 268 takes place Saturday at Footprint Center. The main card airs on Showtime after prelims on MMA Junkie. Atop the billing, Bellator light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (13-2 MMA, 6-0 BMMA) defends his title against tournament alternate Julius Anglickas (10-1 MMA, 3-0 BMMA).

In the co-main event, former UFC light heavyweight contenders Ryan Bader (28-6 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) and Corey Anderson (15-5 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) meet inside the Bellator cage for the chance to advance to the tournament final – and get a title shot, too.

The two grand prix fights sit atop a 13-fight card. Check out the rest of the lineup below:

MAIN CARD (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Vadim Nemkov vs. Julius Anglickas – for light heavyweight title; light heavyweight tournament semifinal

  • Ryan Bader vs. Corey Anderson – light heavyweight tournament semifinal

  • Benson Henderson vs. Brent Primus

  • Henry Corrales vs. Vladyslav Parubchenkno


  • Karl Albrektsson vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov

  • Sullivan Cauley vs. Deon Clash

  • Nick Browne vs. Bobby Lee

  • Gregory Milliard vs. Javier Torres

  • Randi Field vs. Sumiko Inaba

  • Lance Gibson Jr. vs. Raymond Pina

  • Jaylon Bates vs. Raphael Montini

  • Mukhamed Berkhamov vs. Jaleel Willis

  • Maria Henderson vs. Collette Santiago