For the sixth time in his last seven fights, Kansas’ own David Rickels will compete in front of the home crowd.
Rickels and Melvin Guillard will tangle at Bellator 159 this July from the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas.
Since 2014, Rickels (17-4) has fought five times in Mulvane, going 3-1 with one no-contest. This past February, he scored a first round finish vs. Bobby Cooper.
Guillard (32-16-2) has lost three in a row and is just 1-4 with a no-contest over his last six fights spanning time with Bellator, the World Series of Fighting and the UFC.