On Friday, February 19, Bellator MMA will touch down in Houston, Texas to bring fight fans Bellator 149: Shamrock vs. Gracie 3 live from the Toyota Center.

Headlining the event will be a rubber match between UFC Hall of Famers Royce Gracie and Ken Shamrock.

Shamrock (28-16-2) recently came out of retirement to face rival Kimbo Slice in June. The MMA icon wound up suffering a first round knockout in his first bout in five years. Gracie (14-2-3), who holds the record for the most submission wins in UFC history, has not competed since his decision win over Kazushi Sakuraba in 2007.

A heavyweight fight between Kimbo Slice and ‘Dada 5000′ will serve as the co-main event.

The entire weigh-in video can be found above, courtesy of the Bellator MMA.


MAIN CARD – Spike, 9 p.m. ET

Royce Gracie vs. Ken Shamrock
Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000
Emanuel Newton vs. Linton Vassell
Derek Campos vs. Melvin Guillard
Daniel Pineda vs. Emmanuel Sanchez

PRELIMINARY CARD – The MMA Corner, 7 p.m. ET

Richard Knepp vs. Isaac Villanueva
Ryan Hollis vs. Adrian Yanez
James Christopherson vs. Charlie Ontiveros
Anthony Ivy vs. Jason Langellier
Jeremy Mahon vs. Davis Sylvester
Juan Torres vs. Justin Wren
Mike Trinh vs. Angel Zamora
Ruben Esparsa vs. C.J. Hancock
Manny Lozoya vs. Jacob Norsworthy

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