Featherweights Janay Harding and Jessy Miele To Battle At Bellator 251

Bellator’s November 5th show is now up to seven fights in total, as a featherweight match between Janay Harding and Jessy Miele has been booked for the card. The matchup was first reported by Alexander K. Lee of MMA Fighting.

Bellator 251 is scheduled to take place at the American hub for Bellator events currently, the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.

Both fighters will attempt to bounce back from previous appearances.

Miele had a four-fight streak of wins stopped in her last fight, dropping a decision to Julia Budd in August. The fight was Budd’s first since losing her Bellator Featherweight Championship to Cris Cyborg.

Harding last competed just under a year ago, losing to Amanda Bell at Bellator 233. The fight saw Bell stop her late in the third round with strikes. Harding had won her two prior fights.

The main event of Bellator 251 is set to see the Bellator debut of Corey Anderson against veteran fighter Melvin Manhoef. Here’s the updated card.

Bout 7: Melvin Manhoef (32-14-1) vs. Corey Anderson (13-5) (Light Heavyweight)

Bout 6: Tyrell Fortune (8-1) vs. Said Sowma (6-1) (Heavyweight)

Bout 5: Austin Vanderford (9-0) vs. Chris Curtis (22-8) (Middleweight)

Bout 4: Derek Anderson (16-3) vs. Killys Mota (12-1) (Welterweight)

Bout 3: Nainoa Dung (3-2) vs. Piankhi Zimmerman (5-4-1) (Lightweight)

Bout 2: Jaylon Bates (0-0) vs. Joe Supino (0-0) (Bantamweight)

Bout 1: Jessy Miele (9-4) vs. Janay Harding (5-4) (Featherweight)

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