Hideo Tokoro is a longtime veteran of the sport. | Taro Irei/Sherdog.com
Former World Extreme Cagefighting talent L.C. Davis will clash with 61-fight veteran Hideo Tokoro in one of eight preliminary bouts at Bellator 135.
Promotion officials recently revealed the completed card. In addition to Davis-Tokoro, the preliminary draw includes: Emmanuel Sanchez vs. Alejandro Villalobos at featherweight, Sean Holden vs. Tim Roman at welterweight, Neal Ewing vs. Logan Nail at middleweight, Orlando Coulter vs. Jeremiah O’Neal at heavyweight, Stephen Banaszak vs. Brad Mitchell at featherweight, Klayton Mai vs. Xavier Siller at flyweight and Ivan Cole vs. George Pacurariu at bantamweight.
Bellator 135 takes place on March 27 at the Winstar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Okla., and is headlined by a bantamweight title bout between Joe Warren and Marcos Galvao. In addition, former 135-pound king Eduardo Dantas squares off with Mike Richman in the co-main event.
Davis, who went 3-2 during a brief stint in the WEC, has won six of his last eight bouts -- including his first two Bellator appearances. In his most recent outing, Davis outpointed Zeilton Rodrigues at Bellator 124.
A veteran of multiple promotions, including Dream, K-1, Zst and Titan FC, Tokoro has compiled a 32-27-2 mark since turning pro in 2000. The 37-year-old last fought on July 13, when he suffered a first-round TKO defeat to Victor Henry at Grandslam MMA 1 “Way of the Cage.” Eighteen of his 32 career triumphs have come via submission.