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Bellator 208 fight card at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum

Chael Sonnen speaks during a Bellator NYC press

Chael Sonnen speaks during a Bellator NYC press conference on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Credit: Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA makes its Long Island debut on Oct. 13 at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum.

Here's a look at the fight card so far as Bellator 208 approaches, including a heavyweight grand prix semifinal.

Bellator 208 main card, 9 p.m. ET on Paramount

Heavyweight World Grand Prix: Fedor Emelianenko (37-5, 1 NC) vs. Chael Sonnen (30-15-1)

Lightweight Co-Main Event: Benson Henderson (25-8) vs. Saad Awad (23-9)

Heavyweight: Cheick Kongo (28-10-2) vs. Timothy Johnson (12-4)

Middleweight: Alexander Shlemenko (56-11, 1 NC) vs. Anatoly Tokov (26-2)

Featherweight: Henry Corrales (15-3) vs. Andy Main (12-3-1, 1 NC)

Bellator 208 prelims, 7 p.m.

175-Pound Catchweight: Robson Gracie (Pro Debut) vs. Jamal Pottinger (Pro Debut)
Women’s Strawweight: Jennifer Chieng (Pro Debut) vs. Jessica Ruiz (Pro Debut)
Welterweight: Shaquan Moore (Pro Debut) vs. David Meshkhoradze (Pro Debut)
Flyweight: Sukhrob Aydarbekov (5-3) vs. Tommy Espinosa (5-1)
Lightweight: Jerome Mickle (3-6) vs. *Nick Fiore (2-3)
Featherweight: Frank Buenafuente (9-4) vs. *James Gonzalez (4-3)
Middleweight: *Eric Olsen (0-1) vs. *Jeremy Puglia (0-1)
Lightweight: *Ryan Castro (0-1) vs. *Dennis Buzukja (Pro Debut)
Welterweight: Mike Diorio (1-2) vs. *Drews Rodriguez (Pro Debut)
Flyweight: Christian Medina (0-1) vs. Zarrukh Adashev (0-1)

(* Long Island-based fighter)

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