Myles Jury to Battle Benson Henderson in Bellator Debut
After signing with Bellator, Myles Jury hasn't received a warmup fight for his promotional debut, as he's going to fight former UFC champ, Benson Henderson.
Myles Jury is headed to Bellator, and he’s going to face one of the organization’s best and most experienced lightweights in his promotional debut.
Bellator has announced that Jury is going to face the UFC’s former lightweight champ on September 27th. The bout will headline the Bellator 227 portion of the event, which will take place in Dublin, Ireland.
The 30-year-old Jury (17-4) is looking to get back on track, after dropping back-to-back bouts to Andre Fili and Chad Mendes. Jury joined the UFC way back in 2012.
The 35-year-old Henderson (27-8), meanwhile, has won three in a row and is coming off a split decision win over Adam Piccolotti.
Here is the complete line-up for the September 27th event.
Bellator Dublin Card (Live on the Bellator app):
Bantamweight Main Event: James Gallagher (9-1) vs. Cal Ellenor (8-2)
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Welterweight Co-Main Event: Michael “Venom” Page (14-1) vs. Richard Kiely (3-1)
Lightweight Bout: Ryan Scope (10-2) vs. Peter Queally (11-5-1)
Bellator 227 Card – Paramount Network broadcast (Simulcast on DAZN):
Lightweight Main Event: Benson Henderson (27-8) vs. Myles Jury (18-4)
Lightweight Co-Main Event: Brandon Girtz (16-8) vs. Paul Redmond (15-8)
Women’s Featherweight Bout: Leah McCourt (2-1) vs. Kerry Hughes (3-4)
Preliminary Card (Live and Free on the Bellator App):
Bantamweight Bout: Brian Moore (12-7) vs. Toby Misech (11-7)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Lee Chadwick (25-14-1) vs. Karl Moore (8-2)
Bantamweight Bout: Frans Mlambo (7-4) vs. Dominique Wooding (6-2)
Welterweight Bout: Philip Mulpeter (9-6) vs. Keith McCabe (3-4-1)
Featherweight Bout: Richie Smullen (4-1-1) vs. Sean Tobin (6-3)
Featherweight Bout: Dylan Logan (3-3) vs. Adam Gustab (4-4)
Welterweight Bout: Ian Coughlan (1-0) vs. Constantin Gnusariev (2-0-1)
Women’s Strawweight Bout: Camila Rivarola (2-1-1) vs. Danni Neilan (Pro Debut)