Rudy Schaffroth seems to have a new opponent for Bellator’s return to motion this Friday.
Right after Steve Mowry announced he was out of his scheduled fight with Schaffroth thanks to a constructive COVID-19 take a look at, numerous people today with knowledge of the promotion’s options verified to MMA Combating that Ras Hylton is the targeted opponent to action in on just 3 days’ recognize at Bellator 242. The celebration usually takes area Friday evening at Mohegan Sunshine in Uncasville, Conn.
A supply told MMA Preventing that the struggle has been agreed on by equally events, but contracts have not been signed as of still. Hylton is scheduled to get there in Connecticut on Wednesday and will have to move a COVID-19 examination right before transferring on to quarantine. If the success come back unfavorable, and Hylton is cleared by health-related personnel, he would then shift on to Thursday morning’s weigh-ins.
Between Rounds Radio was very first to report the opportunity scheduling on Facebook.
Schaffroth began his professional profession with six straight initial-spherical finishes, together with two for Bellator to cap off 2018. The Oregon native experienced his very first occupation decline in his most new struggle at Bellator 225 by using submission to Tyrell Fortune in the 2nd round in August 2019.
Hylton would make his advertising debut and appears to get back to his successful approaches right after a second-round submission reduction in February. The New England regional fighter retains a 5-4 skilled file, which features two fights for CES MMA. “The Jamaican Shamrock,” who competed in opposition to UFC heavyweight Yorgan De Castro in 2018, has however to go to the judges’ scorecards all over his vocation.