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Thursday, Jun 17, 2021

Bellator Announces Tyrell Fortune – Matt Mitrione Fight

Mitrione (right) hitting Nelson (photo via Bellator)

By FCF Staff

Bellator has announced that heavyweight contender, Matt Mitrione, will battle Tyrell Fortune next.

The fight will be part of Bellator 262, which will take place on July 16.

Mitrione (13-8, 1 NC) hasn’t competed since August 2020, when he was stopped by Timothy Johnson. The UFC veteran is 1-3, with 1 no contest in his last 5 fights.

Fortune (10-1, 1 NC) fought Jack May in April and recorded a first-round, stoppage. The accomplished wrestler is undefeated in three straight fights.

Here is the line-up to date for the upcoming card.


Main Card:


Friday, July 16 – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT

Flyweight World Title Main Event: C-Juliana Velasquez (11-0) vs. #4-Denise Kielholtz (6-2)

Heavyweight Bout: #5-Tyrell Fortune (10-1, 1 NC) vs. #7-Matt Mitrione (13-8, 1 NC)

Heavyweight Bout: #4-Linton Vassell (20-8, 1 NC) vs. Marcelo Golm (8-3)

Preliminary Card:

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

Featherweight Bout: #2-Arlene Blencowe (13-8) vs. Dayana Silva (9-6)

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

Featherweight Bout Johnny Soto (4-1) vs. Adil Benjilany (5-3, 1 NC)

posted by FCF Staff @ 4:29 pm
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