MELVIN MANHOEF’S FINAL MMA BOUT AGAINST NO. 8 RANKED LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT YOEL ROMERO

BENSON HENDERSON VS. PETER QUEALLY TO HEADLINE MASSIVE BELLATOR DUBLIN CARD AS PROMOTION RETURNS TO 3ARENA ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

 

 

MELVIN MANHOEF’S FINAL MMA BOUT AGAINST NO. 8 RANKED LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT YOEL ROMERO AND IRELAND’S JAMES GALLAGHER VS. WALES’ BRETT JOHNS ALREADY CONFIRMED WHILE, CIARAN CLARKE AND BRIAN MOORE ALSO ADDED

 

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR SHOW IN THE IRISH CAPITAL 

 

DUBLIN, IRELAND – At this time, BELLATOR MMA has confirmed the newest bout itemizing for its return to Dublin’s 3Arena on Friday, September 23, with hometown hero and No. 5-ranked Peter “The Showstopper” Queally (13-6-1) set to headline the cardboard towards No. 3-ranked Benson “Clean” Henderson(29-11). The five-round primary occasion is supported by a mouthwatering solid of high MMA expertise, that includes legends of the game, homegrown stars and worldwide challengers hoping to spoil the Irish social gathering.

The occasion will air stay on SHOWTIME Friday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT, whereas the preliminary card airs stay on the BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel, SHOWTIME Sports activities YouTube channel and Pluto TV starting at 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT. 

Tickets for BELLATOR DUBLIN at the moment are on sale and might be bought at Ticketmaster.ie and Bellator.com. 

Within the co-main occasion, No. 8-ranked mild heavyweight veteran Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero (14-6) will once more try to lock horns with Melvin “No Mercy” Manhoef (32-15-1) following the Dutchman’s withdrawal from their scheduled conflict at BELLATOR 280 as a consequence of sustaining a hand damage within the lead-up to the battle. To intensify the stakes even additional, the battle will mark the tip of Manhoef’s legendary fight sports activities profession.

In what is predicted to be an electrifying environment as BELLATOR returns to Dublin for the third time within the area of a 12 months, the roaring Irish devoted will welcome residence their very personal No. 7-ranked James “The Strabanimal” Gallagher (11-2) who has now been confirmed to compete in a extremely anticipated bantamweight conflict towards Brett Johns (18-3).

In the meantime, Drogheda’s undefeated featherweight, Ciaran Clarke (5-0) has been rewarded for his spectacular current performances on the final two Dublin playing cards with a leap onto the principle card the place he’ll face France’s Georges Sasu (5-2). Clarke might be backed all the way in which by the Irish crowd after successive thrilling performances, however a victory is not going to come straightforward as Sasu goals to reply following his cut up resolution loss to Ilias Bulaid at BELLATOR 270.

Irish star Peter Queally will make his comeback from damage after his current withdrawal from BELLATOR 275, as he appears to be like to launch a renewed cost for the world title in entrance of his residence crowd with a commanding victory. Standing in his manner is the formidable problem of Benson Henderson who’s coming off of an enormous win towards the extremely regarded Islam Mamedov. The American is conversant in the partisan Dublin crowd having beforehand fought again in September 2019 at BELLATOR 227, scoring a unanimous resolution win towards Myles Jury. Henderson might be trying to replicate his previous success on Irish soil and silence the house crowd.

After a dominant efficiency and last-second knockout towards Alex Polizzi in Paris earlier this month, Yoel Romero might be hoping to observe up with a convincing win in a rescheduled conflict towards Melvin Manhoef. After the pair faced-off within the cage in Paris, “No Mercy” might be trying to stay as much as his nickname and reply after his current loss to Corey Anderson in November 2020 at BELLATOR 251. With each fighters possessing true explosiveness and putting energy, this bout is definite to seize the eye of all battle followers.

As well as, James Gallagher is ready to make one other homecoming when he takes on Welsh star Brett Johns. This might be Gallagher’s first battle since struggling heartbreak in the identical area to Patchy Combine final 12 months at BELLATOR 270. Previous to that defeat, the Irishman had loved a four-fight profitable streak and might be aiming to regain momentum and return to profitable methods. Nonetheless, he takes on a troublesome opponent in Johns, who earned his first win since becoming a member of BELLATOR after a powerful show towards the beforehand unbeatenKhurshed Kakhorov final time spherical in Dublin, and he’ll be aiming to construct on his robust skilled file and climb into the official bantamweight rankings.

Confirmed for the preliminary card is Eire’s Brian “The Pikeman” Moore (14-9) who returns to the cage in a bantamweight match-up towards BELLATOR debutant Arivaldo Lima da Silva (19-10) and Manchester’s Kane “The Hazard” Mousah (13-4) will get one other alternative to compete in Dublin following his cancelled co-main occasion towards Peter Queally at BELLATOR 275 as he faces Georgi Karakhanyan (31-13-1) in a light-weight battle. 

Followers can see the up to date card for BELLATOR DUBLIN: Henderson vs. Queally beneath.

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BELLATOR DUBLIN: HENDERSON VS. QUEALLY MAIN CARD:

SHOWTIME (U.S.) | BBC Three & BBC iPlayer (U.Ok.) | Virgin Media (IRELAND)

Friday, September 23 – 9 p.m. IST/4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT

Light-weight Important Occasion: #3-Benson Henderson (29-11) vs. #5-Peter Queally (13-6) 

Gentle Heavyweight Co-Important Occasion: Melvin Manhoef (32-15-1) vs. #8-Yoel Romero (14-6)

Bantamweight Bout: #7-James Gallagher (11-2) vs. Brett Johns (18-3)

Featherweight Bout: Ciaran Clarke (5-0) vs. Georges Sasu (5-2)

 

BELLATOR DUBLIN: HENDERSON VS. QUEALLY PRELIMINARY CARD:

BELLATOR MMA YouTube channel | SHOWTIME Sports activities YouTube channel | Pluto TV (US)

BBC iPlayer (UK) | Virgin Media Two & Virgin Media Sport (IRELAND)

5:30 p.m. IST/12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT

Bantamweight Bout: Brian Moore (14-9) vs. Arivaldo Lima da Silva (19-10)

Light-weight Bout: Georgi Karakhanyan (31-13-1) vs. Kane Mousah (13-4)

*Card topic to vary.

Up to date schedule of BELLATOR MMA occasions

Fri. Jun. 5 // BELLATOR 282: Mousasi vs. Eblen // Mohegan Solar Enviornment // Uncasville, CT, USA

Fri. Sept. 23 // BELLATOR DUBLIN: Henderson vs. Queally // 3Arena // Dublin, Eire

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