Bellator 248: “Kongo vs. Johnson 2” takes place Sat., Oct. 10, 2020, at Accor Arena in Paris, France. As you’d expect from the name, the main event is a Heavyweight rematch between local superstar Cheick Kongo (30-10-2, 1 NC) and Timothy Johnson (14-6).
Bellator MMA has decided to bolster the upcoming (and historic) card with a huge slew of newly announced fights. A Light Heavyweight battle between long-time combat sports veteran Melvin Manhoef (32-14-1, 2 NC) and the up-and-coming Simon Biyong (7-1) is perhaps the biggest addition, though fans of the Bellator European Series will be happy to see Welterweights Oliver Enkamp (9-2) vs. Emmanuel Dawa (9-3) and Lightweights Terry Brazier (11-3) vs. Yves Landu (15-8) are also on the card.
The newly updated line up for this historic card on CBS Sports Network is below:
265 lbs.: Cheick Kongo (30-10-2, 1 NC) vs. Tim Johnson (14-6)
170 lbs.: Michael Page (17-1) vs. Ross Houston (8-0, 1 NC)
205 lbs.: Melvin Manhoef (32-14-1, 2 NC) vs. Simon Biyong (7-1)
170 lbs.: Oliver Enkamp (9-2) vs. Emmanuel Dawa (9-3)
155 lbs.: Terry Brazier (11-3) vs. Yves Landu (15-8)
158 lbs.: Davy Gallon (18-7-2) vs. Brian Hooi (16-7, 1 NC)
145 lbs.: Dominique Wooding (6-3) vs. Fabacary Diatta (6-0)
145 lbs.: Jean N’Doye (8-1) vs. Ciaran Clarke (2-0)
145 lbs.: Dylan Logan (4-4) vs. William Gomis (6-2)
125 lbs.: Maguy Berchel (10-4-1) vs. Lucie Bertaud (2-2)
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