Heather Hardy is set to make her sophomore effort as a professional MMA fighter at Bellator 185, the fighter’s opponent for the evening is going to be Kristina Williams.
The NY Post broke the story.
Hardy (1-0-0) made her professional MMA debut at Bellator 180, defeating Alice Yauger by third round TKO. Hardy has a wealth of professional boxing experience, with all of her bouts taking place in the state of New York. Hardy is going to be fighting outside of New York as an MMA fighter or pro boxer for the first time ever, with Bellator 185 taking place on the state of Connecticut.
Williams (0-0-0) is going to be making her professional boxing debut in this fight, but she did go undefeated as an amateur fighter. In her lone amateur MMA fight, which took place at Legacy Fighting Alliance 9, the debutant defeated Rachel Young by unanimous decision. Williams will also be competing in five minute rounds for the first time in her amateur/pro career, as her LFA 9 bout was three minute rounds.
Bellator 185 takes place on Friday, October 20 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut with Gegard Mousasi and Alexander Shlemenko headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Spike TV.