Bellator 193’s main event will be an all-California affair.
Bellator 193 takes place Jan. 26 at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif., and the main card airs on Spike following prelims on Spike.
Larkin, a longtime Bellator and Strikeforce fighter, is still searching for his first UFC win. Since joining the organization earlier this year, he’s suffered a title loss via decision to champ Douglas Lima and a knockout defeat to Paul Daley. Prior to Bellator setbacks, the 31-year-old California native, who’s fought as heavy as light heavyweight before his recent welterweight run, was on a 4-1 run.
He meets Gonzalez, a muay Thai vet who’s on an 8-1 run, though he’s missed weight for his past two bouts (wins over Brandon Girtz and Brennan Ward). The 34-year-old Californian and former WEC and Strikeforce fighter’s only loss during his recent win came via split decision to Michael Page.
Additional Bellator 193 bouts will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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