Featherweight Clash Set For Bellator 187


A featherweight division clash has been added to this coming November’s Bellator 187 card as Brian Moore is in action against Andre Goncalves.

Severe MMA first reported the bout.

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Moore (10-5-0) has won just one of two fights under the Bellator MMA banner, defeating Michal Horejsi and suffering a defeat to Daniel Weichel. Moore also went winless during a short time in the Cage Warriors promotion, dropping bouts to Dave Hill and Marat Pekov. Moore also fought once in the UK-based BAMMA promotion, where he earned a first round TKO victory over Mick Brennan at BAMMA 24.

Goncalves (3-1-1) is going to be making his Bellator MMA debut in this fight and he has spent his entire career until this point in the Contenders MMA promotion. Goncalves has earned three wins in the Contenders MMA promotion, with those wins coming over Chay Ingram, Vitor Silva and Linas Meistavicius. Goncalves also went undefeated during a one fight stint as an amateur MMA fighter, defeating Craig Edwards by second round submission in 2011.

Bellator 187 takes place on Friday, November 10 from the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland with James Gallagher and Jeremiah Labiano headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Spike TV.

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