A total of five fights have reportedly been added to Bellator 251, with those bouts being Julius Anglickas vs. Alex Polizzi, Nainoa Dung vs. Piankhi Zimmerman, Terrance Jean-Jacques vs. Gustavo Trujillo, Sumiko Inaba vs. Jessica Ruiz and Jaylon Bates vs. Joe Supino.
MMA Junkie first reported the news.
Anglickas (8-1-0) is undefeated thus far under the Bellator banner, having defeated Jordan Young by unanimous decision at Bellator 233. Polizzi (7-0-0) has also picked up one win in Bellator, defeating Rafael Carvalho by unanimous decision at Bellator 245.
Dung (3-2-0) enters the bout riding a two fight losing streak and he hasn’t picked up a victory in over a year. Zimmerman (5-4-1) is making his Bellator debut in this encounter, despite not winning a fight in almost two years.
Jean-Jacques (5-2-0) is also making his Bellator debut on this night and does so on the strength of a two fight winning streak. Trujillo (3-1-0) much like Jean-Jacques, is making his Bellator debut and riding a two fight winning streak.
Inaba (0-0-0) is both going to be making her professional MMA and Bellator debut in this encounter. Ruiz (0-1-0) made her professional MMA debut at Bellator 208, suffering a first round TKO loss to Jennifer Chieng.
Bates (0-0-0) is making his professional MMA debut and Bellator debut in this bout, with his lone amateur fight happening over two years ago. Supino (0-0-0) has no amateur experience to speak of, as the fighter is seemingly transitioning straight into professional MMA.
Bellator 251 takes place on Thursday, November 5 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut with Corey Anderson and Melvin Manhoef headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the CBS Sports Network.