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Wednesday, Jun 09, 2021

Bellator 261: Liz Carmouche to Battle Kana Watanabe in Co-main Event

Liz Carmouche (photo via Bellator)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has announced that a battle between Liz Carmouche and Kana Watanabe will serve as the co-main event for the promotion’s June 25 card.

Recently Bellator confirmed that Carmouche (15-7), who is ranked #5 in Bellator’s women’s pound-for-pound rankings, will fight the #3 ranked flyweight Watanabe (10-0-1).

Here is the line-up to date for Bellator 261, which will be hosted by Uncasville, Connecticut.

BELLATOR MMA 261: Johnson vs. Moldavsky Main Card:


9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

Interim Heavyweight Title Main Event: #1-Tim Johnson (15-6) vs. #3-Valentin Moldavsky (10-1)

Flyweight Co-Main Event: #2- Liz Carmouche (15-7) vs. #3-Kana Watanabe (10-0-1)

Featherweight Main Card Bout: #5- Daniel Weichel (40-12) vs. Keoni Diggs (9-0)

Light Heavyweight Main Card Bout: #10- Christian Edwards (4-0) vs. Ben Parrish (4-1)

Preliminary Card:

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5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT

Strawweight bout: Lena Ovchynnikova (12-6, 1 NC) vs. Kyra Batara (8-4)

Lightweight bout: #6-Myles Jury (19-5) vs. #7-Sidney Outlaw (15-4)

Lightweight bout: Søren Bak (14-1) vs. Bobby Lee (12-5)

Bantamweight Bout: Jaylon Bates (2-0) vs. Cody Matthews (1-1)

Middleweight Bout: Taylor Johnson (6-2) vs. Lance Wright (5-1)

Light Heavyweight Bout: Lee Chadwick (26-15-1) vs. Simon Biyong (7-1)

*Card subject to change.

posted by FCF Staff @ 12:12 pm
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