Bellator 173: “McGeary vs. Fields” takes place Feb. 24, 2017, at SSE Arena in Belfast, northern Ireland, featuring a main event between former Light Heavyweight champion Liam McGeary — in his first bout since losing the title to Phil Davis –against local BAMMA favorite Chris Fields.
To shore up the local appeal of the event, Bellator has announced two bouts featuring members of Conor McGregor’s team at Straight Blast Gym. Leading the way will be “The Strabanimal” James Gallagher (5-0), fresh off a submission win in Dublin, looking to repeat that kind of performance against Kirill Medvedovsky (7-3). Medvedovsky is still hunting for his first win in Bellator after a technical knockout loss at Bellator 164 in Israel.
Joining them on the card is rising star Sinead “KO” Kavanagh (4-0), who looked impressive in her Bellator 169 debut in Dec. 2016. She’s agreed to fight Iony Razafiarison (1-1, 1 NC) at a Catchweight of 140 pounds.
Check out the latest Bellator 173: “Belfast” fight card below:
Bellator 173: “McGeary vs. Fields” (Spike TV):
Light Heavyweight: Liam McGeary (11-1) vs. Chris Fields (11-7-1)
Featherweight: James Gallagher (5-0) vs. Kirill Medvedovsky (7-3)
140 lb. Catchweight: Sinead Kavanagh (4-0) vs. Iony Razafiarison (1-1, 1 NC)
BAMMA 28: “Parke vs. Redmond” (Unaired):
Lightweight: Norman Parke (22-5-1) vs. Paul Redmond (11-5)
Flyweight: Andy Young (10-8) vs. Dominique Wooding (3-0)
Featherweight: Ronnie Mann (25-8-1) vs. Damien Lapilus (14-7-1)
Lightweight: Rhys McKee (5-0) vs. Myles Price (9-6-0)
Welterweight: Colin Fletcher (13-7) vs. Alex Lohore (10-1)
Middleweight: John Redmond (7-12) vs. Pelu Adetola (3-5)
Lightweight: Steve Owens (2-0) vs. Jai Herbert (4-1)
Featherweight: Niall Smith (4-4) vs. Daniel Rutkowski (1-2)
Bantamweight: Blaine O’Driscoll (3-1) vs. Ross McCorriston (0-0)
Featherweight: Andrew Murphy (0-1) vs. Stephen Kilifin (2-1)
Welterweight: Jonathan Reid (0-0) vs. Daniel Olejniczak (0-0)
176 lb. Catchweight: Glenn Irvine (0-1) vs. Keith McCabe (2-3)
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