Fight Size MMA Update: Johnny Walker Medically Cleared and More!


Here’s your Fight Size MMA Update for the morning of June 7th:

Following his recent shoulder surgery, UFC Light Heavyweight prospect Johnny Walker is now medically cleared. He is targeting a September return against a top 10 opponent.

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UFC veteran and Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion Bec Rawlings (7-8) has signed with Bellator. The news was first reported by ESPN.

Tuff-N-Uff Champion Grant Neal (1-0) has also signed for Bellator. The Light Heavyweight prospect made his professional debut this year and won in just 46 seconds via submission. The news was first reported by MMA Junkie.

Fight Announcements:

Valerie Loureda (1-0) vs. Larkyn Dasch (0-1) at Bellator 222, June 14th

Melissa Gatto (6-0-2) vs. Julia Avila (5-1) at UFC 239, July 6th

Kiefer Crosbie (6-0) vs. Jonathan Gary (13-11-2) at Bellator 224, July 12th

Leslie Smith (10-7-1) vs. Sinead Kavanagh (5-3-0) at Bellator 224, July 12th

Ed Ruth (6-1) vs. Kiichi Kunimoto (20-7-2) at Bellator 224, July 12th

Bruna Ellen (4-2) vs. Elina Kallionidou (7-2) at Bellator 224, July 12th

Gavin Tucker (10-1) vs. ​​​​​​Sung Woo Choi (7-2) at UFC 240, July 27th

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