UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Brandon Girtz has fought beneath the promotion’s banner for nearly eight several years, but Bellator 250 will mark a initially.
Light-weight, no more. Girtz (16-9 MMA, 8-7 BMMA) will make his featherweight debut towards Henry Corrales in Thursday’s co-principal party. The drop-down is a little something Girtz has contemplated for a even though.
“It’s always been a issue, like, if 150 was a body weight course, which is exactly where I would’ve been at,” Girtz explained to MMA Junkie on Tuesday. “I’ve constantly been a very little bit smaller 155-er. I was variety of in-among that. All through this pandemic… I type of was not hitting the weights the very same. It is just all-natural that my pounds obtained a very little more compact. We appeared at it and had been like, ‘Maybe this is the time to go to 145.’”
Having competed towards the who’s who of the Bellator lightweight roster, Girtz is psyched by the new matchups featherweight provides.
“It’s a bunch of new blood,” Girtz claimed. “It’s not new blood to me, it’s pretty much new blood, young men, some up-and-comers. I imagine it has some of the most interesting persons at 145. That is what I want. I want to get psyched and I want to go from guys that are seeking to consider my head off.”
Bellator 250 will take put Tuesday at Mohegan Sunshine Arena. The key card airs on CBS Sporting activities Community just after prelims on MMA Junkie.
Check out MMA Junkie’s complete Bellator 250 pre-struggle interview with Brandon Girtz in the video clip higher than.