Bellator MMA returns to Ireland on September 28 (AEST). The event takes place at 3Arena in Dublin.
A lightweight battle between 12-fight UFC veteran Myles Jury (18-4) and former multi-time world champion Benson Henderson (27-8) headlines the lineup billed as Bellator 227, the promotion announced on Tuesday. This portion of the card is scheduled for a delayed broadcast on Paramount Network and simulcast on DAZN in the US, and airs live on Sky Sports in Ireland and the UK.
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The co-main event is a lightweight encounter between Brandon Girtz (16-8) and Paul Redmond (15-8). In addition, Leah McCourt (2-1) meets Kerry Hughes (3-4) at women’s featherweight.
The three-fight Bellator Dublin part of the program is scheduled on Bellator app, BST on Channel 5 in the UK and Virgin Media Television in Ireland. Among the bouts James Gallagher (9-1) takes on Cal Ellenor (8-2) at bantamweight, Michael “Venom” Page (14-1) faces Richard Kiely (3-1) in a grudge match at welterweight, and Ryan Scope (10-2) squares off against Peter Queally (11-5-1) at lightweight.
The preliminary card is scheduled on Bellator app. Additional bouts for the event are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The current lineup can be found below.
Bellator Dublin card
Bantamweight James Gallagher vs. Cal Ellenor
Welterweight Michael “Venom” Page vs. Richard Kiely
Lightweight Ryan Scope vs. Peter Queally
Bellator 227 card
Lightweight Benson Henderson vs. Myles Jury
Lightweight Brandon Girtz vs. Paul Redmond
Women’s Featherweight Leah McCourt vs. Kerry Hughes
Bantamweight Brian Moore vs. Toby Misech
Light Heavyweight Lee Chadwick vs. Karl Moore
Bantamweight Frans Mlambo vs. Dominique Wooding
Welterweight Philip Mulpeter vs. Keith McCabe
Featherweight Richie Smullen vs. Sean Tobin
Featherweight Dylan Logan vs. Adam Gustab
Welterweight Ian Coughlan vs. Constantin Gnusariev
Women’s Strawweight Camila Rivarola vs. Danni Neilan