The 35-year-old charismatic “Heat” owns a perfect 20-0-0 boxing record with four knockouts as the reigning WBC female super bantamweight champion. She split her first two MMA bouts, but carries a significant fan following.
— Heather Heat Hardy (@HeatherHardyBox) January 19, 2018
Hardy will be facing a fellow boxing colleague in Julaton, who is 37 and a three-time world boxing champion.
Julaton started competing in Asia’s ONE Championship apporoximately four years ago. She is looking to end a two-fight losing skid with a victory at over Hardy.
https://t.co/UhbonRUmei @abscbnsports @ANCALERTS @ABSCBNNewsSport @ABSCBNNews @balitangamerica I promise to give you my heart & soul come FightNight February 16th @MoheganSun Thank you always to all my #Kababayan across the world #GlobalFilipinos #Filipinas #FilAm #OneLove #Unity pic.twitter.com/Ww2Vou5ned
— ANA JULATON (@anajulaton) January 20, 2018
Bellator 194 is scheduled for February 16 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The current lineup includes:
Matt Mitrione (12-5-0) vs. Roy Nelson (23-12-0) (Grand Prix Tournament matchup)
Derek Campos (19-6-0) vs. Patrick Friere (18-8-0)
Heather Hardy (1-1-0) vs. Ana Julaton (2-3-0)
Nicholas Giubbetti (0-0-0) vs. Ross Richardson (0-0-0)
Dean Hancock (3-1-0) vs. Marcus Surin (4-1-0)
More bouts are expected to be announced.