Bellator 156 update: Jambo to face Njokuani June 17

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Bellator 156 update: Jambo to face Njokuani June 17

An undisclosed injury to Bellator competitor Josh Koscheck has paved the way for a new co-main feature bout at Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2, pitting Chidi “Chidi Bang Bang” Njokuani against Thiago Jambo Friday, June 17, at the Save Mart Center at Fresno State. Jambo will be making his promotional debut in place of Douglas Lima. The fight completes a card that features a Bellator MMA bantamweight title rematch between Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) and Eduardo Dantas while Fresno native Chris Honeycutt returns home to take on Mikkel Parlo in a middleweight slugfest. Rounding out the main card, John Salter and Brandon Halsey will meet in a 185-pound feature bout. Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2 airs live on SPIKE at 6 p.m. while preliminary bouts will stream live on Bellator.com and the Bellator Mobile App. Tickets for the event start at $25 and are available at the Save Mart Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com and Bellator.com. See update details. INFO: Danny Brener at 818.577.8215 or DannyB@bzapr.com. MEDIA CREDENTIALS available.