Keri Melendez will make her return to motion at Bellator 252 when she faces Emilee King on the forthcoming card on Nov. 12.
Bellator officials confirmed the pairing to MMA Combating on Monday subsequent an first report from Sherdog.
Melendez, spouse of previous Strikeforce winner and multi-time UFC title contender Gilbert Melendez, has long gone undefeated consequently far in her fighting profession with a fantastic 4- report. In her final overall look, Melendez defeated Mandy Polk by unanimous determination.
She was then matched up versus King in May perhaps but the combat was scrapped after Bellator had to postpone or cancel quite a few reveals owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
Now the bout has been rebooked with King sporting a 4-3 report in her job such as a submission gain over Ava Knight in her Bellator debut back in January.
Bellator 252 will be headlined by a pair of fights from the ongoing Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix as reigning 145-pound champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire satisfies Pedro Carvalho in the primary celebration though Daniel Weichel fulfills Emmanuel Sanchez in a 2nd quarterfinal bout.