Rudy Schaffroth will probably continue to contend at Bellator 242 – but it won’t be versus Steve Mowry.
In its place, Schaffroth (6-1 MMA, 2-1 BMMA) is now remaining targeted to combat advertising newcomer Ras Hylton on Friday’s card, following Mowry was removed from their preliminary card bout thanks to a positive COVID-19 take a look at Monday.
A Bellator official verified the qualified matchup to MMA Junkie on Tuesday but said contracts have not been signed at this time. Hylton ought to also go COVID-19 screening and partake in a required quarantine period.
Amongst Rounds Radio was the initial to report the information.
Schaffroth is wanting to bounce back from his initially qualified loss, which came at Bellator 225 in August 2019 when he was submitted by Tyrell Fortune. Schaffroth, an American Top rated Workforce Portland item, has completed all 6 of his victories within the length.
Hylton (5-4 MMA, – BMMA) has competed exclusively on the New England regional scene for NEF and CES MMA. A karate practitioner, Hylton brings a one of a kind model to the heavyweight division, primarily looking at his 6-foot-6 frame. In nine occupation fights, “The Jamaican Shamrock” has yet to noticed to the selection.
Bellator 242 takes area Friday at Mohegan Solar Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The function airs on Paramount subsequent prelims on MMA Junkie.
With the addition, the current Bellator 242 lineup consists of:
Ricky Bandejas vs. Sergio Pettis
Jason Jackson vs. Jordan Mein
Tywan Claxton vs. Jay Jay Wilson
Solo Hatley Jr. vs. Aaron Pico
Mark Lemminger vs. Jake Smith
Cass Bell vs. Raufeon Stots
Ras Hylton vs. Rudy Schaffroth