Bellator Roundup: 11 Fights Join July Lineup

A photo of the Bellator cage inside the Mohegan Sun Arena
11 bouts join Bellator’s July schedule (Bellator)

Many fights have recently joined the lineup of Bellator’s events in July. Here’s a fast roundup of all that has been thrown on the cards.

Five Fights Join Bellator’s July 16th Lineup

There have been five new matchups to join Bellator 262, which is set to take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.

Returning just two months after he scored his first stoppage win in Bellator, Johnny Eblen will get back into the cage to fight Travis Davis. Eblen is undefeated as a pro with four wins in Bellator. Davis will be making his promotional debut on a two-fight winning streak.

Both looking to bounce back from losing their promotional debut earlier this year, bantamweights Matheus Mattos and Cee Jay Hamilton will meet at Bellator 262.

Fighting for the fourth win in his rookie year as a pro, Cody Law will meet Bellator newcomer Theodore Macuka. Law scored his last win in April, defeating Nathan Ghareeb on scorecards. Macuka will be making his first appearance since winning his pro debut in 2019.

Attempting to continue his career-long streak of finish wins, undefeated welterweight Roman Faraldo will face John Ramirez. Ramirez is being brought into the promotion after snapping a four-fight losing streak earlier this year.

After an explosive 29-second finish win in her Bellator debut earlier this year, Diana Avsaragova will return against Gabriella Gulfin.

Six Fights Confirmed For July 31st

Half-a-dozen fights have recently been added to the lineup for Bellator 263. The fights join one of Bellator’s largest cards of the year, which is set to happen at The Forum in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Former PFL/WSOF fighter Islam Mamedov will make his Bellator debut on the card against Brent Primus. Mamedov has one loss on his record and has been undefeated since 2009. The fight will be Primus’ return to the cage after over a year out of action.

Flyweights Alejandra Lara and DeAnna Bennett have been paired for Bellator 263 after both losing high-profile bouts earlier this year.

Returning after losing a fight to Charlie Leary last year, Kiefer Crosbie will be paired against Bellator veteran Georgi Karakhanyan.

After a strong run on the regional scene that concluded with a CFFC Bantamweight Championship win, Jared Scoggins will get the Bellator call-up to fight Brian Moore in July.

The flawless MMA record of Chris Gonzalez will be tested in July, as he will fight experienced Bellator talent Goiti Yamauchi at lightweight.

Both returning to Bellator for the first time in over a year, Joshua Jones and Johnny Cisneros will fight at welterweight.

Updated Lineups:

Bellator 262: Velasquez vs. Kielholtz – 7/16/21

Bout 11: Juliana Velasquez (11-0) vs. Denise Kielholtz (6-2) (Bellator Flyweight Championship)

Bout 10: Tyrell Fortune (10-1) vs. Matt Mitrione (13-8) (Heavyweight)

Bout 9: Linton Vassell (21-8) vs. Marcelo Golm (8-3) (Heavyweight)

Bout 8: Ronny Markes (19-8) vs. Said Sowma (6-2) (Heavyweight)

Bout 7: Arlene Blencowe (13-8) vs. Dayana Silva (9-6) (Featherweight)

Bout 6: Johnny Soto (4-1) vs. Adil Benjilany (5-3) (Featherweight)

Bout 5: Johnny Eblen (8-0) vs. Travis Davis (10-4) (Middleweight)

Bout 4: Matheus Mattos (12-2-1) vs. Cee Jay Hamilton (15-8) (Bantamweight)

Bout 3: Cody Law (3-0) vs. Theodore Macuka (1-0) (Featherweight)

Bout 2: Roman Faraldo (5-0) vs. John Ramirez (5-5) (Welterweight)

Bout 1: Diana Avsaragova (3-0) vs. Gabriella Gulfin (2-2) (Flyweight)

Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee – 7/31/21

Bout 10: Patricio Pitbull (32-4) vs. AJ McKee Jr. (Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix Final)

Bout 9: Magomed Magomedov (18-1) vs. Raufeon Stots (16-1) (Bantamweight)

Bout 8: Mads Burnell (15-3) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (20-5) (Featherweight)

Bout 7: Usman Nurmagomedov (12-0) vs. Manny Muro (12-6) (Lightweight)

Bout 6: Islam Mamedov (19-1-1) vs. Brent Primus (10-1) (Lightweight)

Bout 5: Alejandra Lara (9-4) vs. DeAnna Bennett (10-7-1) (Flyweight)

Bout 4: Georgi Karakhanyan (30-11-1) vs. Kiefer Crosbie (8-2) (Lightweight)

Bout 3: Brian Moore (13-7) vs. Jared Scoggins (10-1) (Featherweight)

Bout 2: Chris Gonzalez (6-0) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (25-5) (Lightweight)

Bout 1: Johnny Cisneros (13-7) vs. Joshua Jones (10-5) (Welterweight)

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