Bellator 217: Several female bouts added to Dublin card
Bellator recently confirmed that several female featherweight bouts as well as a male lightweight matchup have been added to their upcoming Dublin card in February.
Dublin native Sinead Kavanagh (5-3-0) will have the hometown advantage when she takes on undefeated Israeli Olga Rubin (5-0-0). Kavanagh is 2-3-0 in Bellator since debuting in December 2016 and will be looking to return to the win column after a TKO loss in her last fight with Jenny Harding.
— sinead kavanagh (@sineadkavanagh0) January 11, 2019
Rubin cruised to a decision win over Cindy Dandois in her last contest at Bellator 209.
— @BigBadOlgaRubin (@olaRubin) January 9, 2019
On the prelims, Leah McCourt (1-1-0) takes on Hatch Ozyurt (2-6-0) in the other female featherweight bout.
In the lightweight division, Paul Redmond (14-7-0) returns to take on Charlie Leary (15-9-1), while featherweights Richie Smullen (3-1-1) and Adam Gustab (3-3-0) debut against each other.
The current card is:
James Gallagher (7-1) vs. Steven Graham (6-3)
Peter Queally (11-4-1) vs. Myles Price (10-7)
Sinead Kavanagh (5-3) vs. Olga Rubin (5-0)
Kiefer Crosbie (5-0) vs. Daniel Olejniczak (3-2-1)
Will Fleury (4-1) vs. Shaun Taylor (8-1)
Karl Moore (8-2) vs. Yannick Bahati (8-4-1 NC)
Ryan Curtis (4-1) vs. Luis Gonzalez (8-4)
Ian Cleary (1-1) vs. Micky Doran (0-0-0)
Walter Gahadza (17-3) vs. Ruben Crawford (16-3)
Sam Slater (2-0) vs. Chris Duncan (3-0)
Paul Redmond (14-7) vs. Charlie Leary (15-9-1)
Richard Kiely (2-1) vs. Mickael Bucher (3-4)
Leah McCourt (1-1) vs. Hatice Ozyurt (2-6)
John Redmond (7-13) vs. George Tokkos (4-0)
Richie Smullen (3-1-1) vs. Adam Gustab (3-3)
Dylan Logan (2-3) vs. Andrew Murphy (1-2)
The main card will be aired free on the Paramount Network at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT as well as on DAZN.com.