A welterweight division attraction has been added to Bellator 239 as Carlo Pedersoli Jr. is in action against Mark Lemminger.
Marcel Dorff of MMA DNA reported the bout, but its position on the card isn’t known at this time.
Pedersoli Jr. (11-3-0) is making his Bellator MMA debut in this bout and does so while on a two fight losing streak. Pedersoli Jr. won just one of three under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Brad Scott at UFC Fight Night Liverpool. Pedersoli Jr. has competed a total of fourteen times as a professional MMA fighter and five of those bouts went the distance.
Lemminger (10-0-0) is also making his Bellator MMA debut in this bout and he does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over four years. Lemminger has previously held two championships, as he is a former Final Fight Championship and Chosen Few Fighting Championship Welterweight Champion. Lemminger has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and four of them came by way of KO/TKO.
Bellator 239 takes place on Friday, February 21 from the Winstar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma with Ed Ruth and Yaroslav Amosov headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.