It’s been a quantity of hours for Irish MMA.
After it used to be published that Peter Queally will fight Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire for the vacant Bellator lightweight title at the promotion’s return to Dublin next month, regarded as one of his teammates can even derive an opportunity to loyal a gold after it used to be confirmed that Sinead Kavanagh will utter Cris Cybrog for the Bellator females’s featherweight world title.
Recordsdata of the fight used to be confirmed by Bellator chief Scott Coker on Wednesday’s episode of The MMA Hour.
The fight will advance at Bellator’s November 12 tournament in Hollywood, Florida and can very properly be Cybrog’s third defence of the 145-pound title since becoming a member of the organisation from the UFC in 2019. All thru that point she has loved a trio of finishes in opposition to Leslie Smith, Arlene Blencowe and Julia Budd.
Kavanagh, within the intervening time, has competed eight cases within the Bellator cage and comes into the fight on the support of two successive wins in opposition to Katherine Lehner and Olga Rubin.
“I’ve been pushing for this fight since I’ve known I will beat her.”
— Virgin Media Sport (@VMSportIE) October 6, 2021
“It’s surreal, it’s unbelievable,” said Kavanagh to Virgin Media Sport after the bout used to be confirmed. “All my though-provoking work is after paying off. Here is what I’ve performed for loads of years to win this likelihood and characterize my abilities.
“I’m buzzing, I perfect can’t wait. I’m over the moon.”