Final Three Fights Set For Bellator 190 Main Card


The last three fights have been added to the upcoming Bellator 190 main card as Brandon Girtz faces Luka Jelcic, Lena Ovchynnikova faces Alejandra Lara and Mihail Nica faces Carlos Miranda.

Girtz (14-7-0) enters the fight on a three bouts losing streak, dropping those contests to Adam Piccolotti, Fernando Gonzalez and Derek Campos. Girtz hasn’t earned a victory in over two years and that came against Derek Campos at Bellator 146 in November 2015.

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Jelcic (10-2-0) is going to be making his Bellator MMA debut in this fight and the fighter does so having won his last four fights. Jelcic hasn’t seen one of his bouts go past the first round in over two years, while only two of his pro MMA bouts have gone the distance.

Ovchynnikova (12-4-0-1NC) has won two of three under the Bellator MMA banner, defeating both Karla Benitez and Helen Harper. Ovchynnikova has only suffered a single defeat in the last three years and that came to Rebecca Ruth at Bellator 150.

Lara (6-1-0) is also making her Bellator MMA debut in this event and the competitor is also fighting for the first time in nearly two years. Lara is a veteran of the Striker Fighting Championship promotion, where she holds a pair of victories over Paola Calderon.

Nica (6-0-0) has already competed once in Bellator MMA competition, defeating Samba Coulibaly by submission at Bellator 176. Nica has only seen one of his professional MMA fights go past the first round and that came against Raffaele Spalitta at Legio’s Arena 2 in 2016.

Miranda (10-3-0) is making his Bellator MMA debut and does so while riding a four fight undefeated streak. Miranda has suffered three defeats since becoming a professional MMA fighter and one of them came to UFC veteran Leandro Silva.

Bellator 190 takes place on Saturday, December 9 from the Nelson Mandela Forum in Florence, Italy with Rafael Carvalho and Alessio Sakara headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs via tape delay on Spike TV.

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