Tyrell Fortune-Linton Vassell, Aaron Pico Added To Bellator 271
The upcoming Bellator 271 event continues to take shape with several new bouts added to the Cris Cyborg-headlined card.
The Bellator 271 fight card featuring Cris Cyborg is filling up.
Officials announced the co-main event with Tyrell Fortune facing Linton Vassell.
Set for Friday, November 12, Cyborg defends her title against Sinead Kavanagh live on Showtime.
Along with Fortune vs. Vassell, Aaron Pico returns to the cage.
Fortune has risen up the heavyweight ladder, bringing exceptional wrestling skills to his opponents. Vassell, a former two-time light heavyweight title contender, has scored back-to-back finishes.
Pico will return to meet Justin Gonzalez in a Top-10 featherweight matchup.
Updated BELLATOR MMA 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh Main Card:
Friday, Nov. 12 – live on SHOWTIME
10 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT
Featherweight World Title Bout: C-Cris “Cyborg” (24-2, 1 NC) vs. #5-Sinead Kavanagh (7-4)
Heavyweight Co-Main Event: #4-Tyrell Fortune (11-1) vs. #5-Linton Vassell (20-8)
Featherweight Bout: #5-Aaron Pico (8-3) vs. #8-Justin Gonzales (12-0)
Featherweight Bout: Arlene Blencowe (14-8) vs. Pam Sorenson (9-3)
Heavyweight Bout: Steve Mowry (9-0) vs. Rakim Cleveland (22-13-1)
BELLATOR MMA 271: Cyborg vs. Kavanagh Preliminary Card:
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Friday, Nov. 12
7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT