Weichel (39-10-0) is making his Bellator MMA Lightweight Division debut in this bout, as the fighter has previously competed at featherweight. Weichel has twice before challenged for the Bellator MMA Featherweight Title,losing to Patricio Pitbull both times at Bellator 138 and Bellator 203. Weichel has seen his last two fights go the distance and it has been nearly two years since the fighter got a finish.
Yamauchi (22-4-0) has won three of his last four bouts, but is coming off of a loss to former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler at Bellator 192. Yamauchi has picked up twenty two wins as a professional MMA fighter and eighteen of those victories have come by way of submission. Yamauchi is back in action for the first time in nearly a year, as his last bout took place in January of 2018.
Bellator 210 is set for Friday, November 30 from the Winstar World Resort & casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma with John Salter and Chidi Njokuani headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.