BELLATOR returns to the Sunshine State for the primary time in eight years with an excellent night time of MMA motion from Arduous Rock Reside at Seminole Arduous Rock Lodge & On line casino in Hollywood, Fla.
LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA introduced at present that present 145-pound world champion and top-ranked ladies’s pound-for-pound fighter Cris “Cyborg” will make her third straight featherweight title protection when she takes on the No. 5-ranked contender and Irish boxing sensation Sinead Kavanagh at BELLATOR MMA 271, Friday, Nov. 12, from Arduous Rock Reside at Seminole Arduous Rock Lodge & On line casino in Hollywood, Fla.
SHOWTIME will televise the primary card dwell at 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT. Moreover, the preliminary card will air dwell on the BELLATOR and SHOWTIME Sports activities YouTube channels, in addition to Pluto TV.
Extra bouts and ticket info for BELLATOR MMA 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh will probably be introduced within the coming weeks.
Solely the second BELLATOR girl’s featherweight champion within the firm’s historical past, “Cyborg” (24-2, 1 NC) goals to additional her legacy as the best ladies’s blended martial artist of all time when she battles the delight of Dublin lower than two weeks earlier than Thanksgiving.
At present preventing out of Las Vegas, Nev., “Cyborg” is coming off the second protection of her BELLATOR crown when she scored a vicious TKO over Leslie Smith at 4:51 of the fifth spherical in Might 2021. After beforehand holding gold in STRIKEFORCE, UFC and Invicta, the Brazilian native made historical past by capturing the BELLATOR title to develop into a “Grand Slam Champion” with belts in 4 totally different organizations. The hard-hitting, 36-year-old sports activities 20 wins by end with victories over punishing competitors, together with Julia Budd, Holly Holm, Smith (twice), Marloes Coenen, and Gina Carano.
Kavanagh (7-4), a winner of her final two BELLATOR outings, strives to dwell as much as her “KO” moniker when she makes an attempt to cease the game’s most dominant feminine athlete. The previous beginner boxing champion is poised for the breakout second of her profession at BELLATOR MMA 271 when the SBG Eire-product makes an attempt to do what solely two different ladies fighters have beforehand completed; defeat “Cyborg.”
Up to date BELLATOR MMA 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh Struggle Card:
Friday, Nov. 12 – dwell on SHOWTIME 10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Featherweight World Title Bout: C-Cris “Cyborg” (24-2, 1 NC) vs. #5-Sinead Kavanagh (7-4)
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