Six more matchups have been added to the Bellator Japan card. The latest batch of bouts to be announced includes a welterweight clash between Lorenz Larkin and Keita Nakamura.

Larkin (21-7) is riding a three fight Bellator winning streak into the December 29th event which is set for the Saitama Super Arena. Meanwhile Nakamura (35-10-2) is coming off an impressive win at Rizin 19.

In the flyweight division Kana Watanabe (8-0-1) will put her undefeated record on the line against Ilara Joanne (9-4). The Brazilian has won her last three and will be representing Bellator while the Japanese fighter is contracted to Rizin.

In the lightweight division Brazilian Bellator veteran Goiti Yamauchi (24-4) takes on Rizin’s own Daron Cruickshank (22-12). The latter has lost two on the trot while the former is coming off back to back wins.

Haruo Ochi (19-7-2-1) meets Jared Brooks (15-2-1) in a 52kgs rematch. Ryuichiro Sumimura (14-7) faces Jon Tuck (10-5) in the welterweight division and Andy Nguyen (6-8) takes on Ai Shimizu (5-1) in a super atomweight fight.

As previously announced Bellator Japan will be headlined by a heavyweight fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Quinton Jackson, two fighters who made their name competing in the country during the Pride era.

Benson Henderson and Michael Chandler will rematch in a 160lbs catchweight contest that co-headlines Bellator’s first event in Asia.

Bellator Japan, Tokyo, December 29th
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Quinton Jackson (Heavyweight)
Benson Henderson vs. Michael Chandler (Catchweight)
Lorenz Larkin vs. Keita Nakamura (Welterweight)
Ilara Joanne vs. Kana Watanabe (Flyweight)
Goiti Yamaguchi vs. Daron Cruickshank (Lightweight)
Haruo Ochi vs. Jared Brooks (Catchweight)
Ryuichiro Sumimura vs. Jon Tuck (Welterweight)
Andy Nguyen vs. Ai Shimizu (Super Atomweight)
Yusuke Yachi vs. Hiroto Uesako (Lightweight)