Their last fight ended in a controversial split decision. Rafael Carvalho puts his Middleweight World Title on the line against Melvin Manhoef.
The middleweight title fight is on the line as Rafael Carvalho faces Melvin Manhoef at #Bellator176. Don't miss the event this Saturday, April 8th at 3/2c, only on SPIKE!
After their last fight, Rafael Calvaho and Melvin Manhoef are ready for their re-match. Jimmy Smith breaks down what both of these fighters will need to bring into the ring at #Bellator176!
Middleweight World Champion Rafael Carvalho defends his belt against the explosive Melvin "No Mercy" Manhoef.
Rafael Carvalho retains his belt in what may be the most controversial decision in Bellator history. And, Pat Curran puts himself atop of the Featherweigh division beating Georgi Karakhanyan.
This is for the Middleweight Championship! Rafael Carvalho and Melvin Manhoef will be a battle between masters of two opposing disciplines. Jimmy Smith and Manny Rodriguez break it all down.
Melvin Manhoef only knows one way to fight...All in! Either way somebody is going lights out. Jimmy Smith breaks it down.
Melvin Manhoef got the better of the striking battle, while Bubba Jenkins and Brandon Girtz continued their winning ways.
Middleweight strikers battle it out in the main event as Manhoef faces Kato.
Hisaki Kato and Melvin Manhoef headline Bellator 146, and they both have a knockout in mind.
Bellator middleweight Hisaki Kato’s (5-1) story related to the tragic events in Paris has been highly publicized this week, and now he looks to provide an impressive performance for his Parisian friends back home in the main event of “Bellator 146” against Melvin Manhoef (29-12-1, 2 NC). In his explosive Bellator MMA debut against world-class striker Joe Schilling, Kato scored a superman punch KO that is an early favorite for KO of the Year. Now he will have to compete against Manhoef, another devastating striker with knockout power in all four limbs."Bellator 146: Kato vs. Manhoef," takes place at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK, and airs live on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, while preliminary bouts will stream on Spike.com at 6 p.m. CT.
A lot of questions follow Hisaki Kato and Melvin Manhoef to Bellator 146. Jimmy Smith explains how each fighter can answer them and get a win in the process.