James Gallagher vs. Cal Ellenor headliner; Will Fleury, Charlie Ward Fights set

Bellator announced on Tuesday that they have secured a main event slot for their Milan show. James Gallagher (10-1) is set to fight Cal Ellenor (8-2) in a highly anticipated bantamweight bout.

The match-up will happen on October 3rd as part as the European Series of events. One week before that card, undefeated Fabian Edwards (9-0) will throw down against Costello van Steenis (12-2).


Tipperary man Will Fleury (7-3) also has a fight set for September 26th. He is set to take on Kent Kauppinen (12-5) in middleweight encounter.

Bellator also announced that Charlie Ward (8-4) is to return on October 3rd as the SBG man is down to fight Estonian Andy Manxolo at Middleweight.

Both Bellator cards will be shown on Channel 5. Prelims will be broadcast on Bellator’s YouTube account.

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