Myles Jury vs. Georgi Karakhanyan Set For Bellator 243

A lightweight division attraction has been added to Bellator 243, announced during the Bellator 242 broadcast, as Myles Jury faces Georgi Karakhanyan.

Jury (18-5-0) has won just one of two under the Bellator MMA banner, with that lone win coming over Brandon Girtz at Bellator 239. Jury spent nearly seven years competing in the UFC, picking up notable wins over Michael Johnson, Ramsey Nijem, Diego Sanchez, Takanori Gomi and Rick Glenn. Jury has picked up eighteen wins as a professional MMA fighter and ten of them came by way of KO/TKO.

Karakhanyan (29-10-1-1NC) has won one of his last three in Bellator MMA, with that lone win coming over Paul Redmond at Bellator 240. Karakhanyan also competed in the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix, losing in the opening round to AJ McKee. Karakhanyan is a former WSOF Featherweight Champion, defeating Lance Palmer at the WSOF 7 to win the gold.

Bellator 243 takes place on Friday, August 7 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut with Michael Chandler and Ben Henderson headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.

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