Hisaki Kato entered this fight with a professional mma record of 5-1-0 (100% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.75 middleweight in the world. He has fought twice in 2015 losing to Henrique Shiguemoto but then he has beat Joe Schilling with one of the best knockouts of the year (=Schilling vs Kato).
His opponent, Melvin Manhoef, has an official record of 29-12-1 (93% ko/tko victory rate) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive defeats: against Joe Schilling (=Manhoef vs Schilling) and Alexander Shlemenko (overturned in a no-contest after the Russian tested positive, Shlemenko vs Manhoef). Manhoef vs Kato is the main event of Bellator 146. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 146: Kato vs Manhoef
Where: Winstar World Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Kato’s previous fight: Joe Schilling vs Hisaki Kato
Manhoef’s previous fight: Alexander Shlemenko vs Melvin Manhoef
Manhoef’s next fight: Rafael Carvalho vs Melvin Manhoef
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