Ben Askren vs Karl Amoussou for Welterweight Title Set for Bellator 86 Main Event

Ben Askren


Ben Askren

  • 10-0 MMA / 7-0 Bellator Record
  • 10 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Lyman Good, Jay Hieron, Douglas Lima

Karl Amoussou


Karl Amoussou

  • 16-4-2 MMA / 4-1 Bellator Record
  • 4 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Chris Lozano, David Rickels, Bryan Baker


Bellator 86

January 24th, 2013

Thackerville, Oklahoma

WinStar World Casino


Bellator’s reining welterweight champion, Ben Askren looks to defend his belt for the third time, following two successful victories over  tournament winners Jay Hieron and Douglas Lima. Askren became champion in October of 2010 with a unanimous decision victory over Lyman Good.

Karl Amoussou was impressive in his route to become Bellator’s season six welterweight tournament winner, with two wins coming by first round submission. In the finale, Amoussou submitted tournament favorite, Bryan Baker with a heel hook in just 56-seconds in the first round.

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