Bellator MMA features world title fight tonight on Spike TV

Douglas Lima vs. Rick Hawn

Bellator MMA event 117 will take place from the Mid-American Center in Council Bluffs, IA, on Friday, April 18 with the first fight taking place at 6 p.m. and streaming live on The televised portion of the night will begin at 8 p.m. and will air on Spike TV.

Main Card (Spike TV, 8pm)

Douglas Lima (25-5) vs. Rick Hawn (18-2) - welterweight world title
Patricky Pitbull (12-5) vs. Derek Campos (14-3) - lightweight tournament semifinal
Derek Anderson (11-0) vs. Marcin Held (17-3) - lightweight tournament semifinal
Karl Amoussou (16-6) vs. David Gomez (16-7)

Prelim Card (, 6pm)

Jordan Parsons (9-1) vs. Tim Bazer (14-15)
Josh Arocho (13-12) Julio Cesar Neves (28-0)
Victor Morena (32-18) vs. Anthony Smith (17-11)
Ben Crowder (10-11) vs. Joe Vedepo (14-8)
Larue Burley (3-0) vs. Cliff Wright Jr. (8-5)
Martin Trey Brown (6-2) vs. Jared Downing (9-4)
Matt Uhde (3-4) vs. Houston Alexander (15-10)