A women’s strawweight division clash has been added to a yet to be announced Bellator Milan show on September 26 as Chiara Penco faces Aleksandra Toncheva.
Sherdog first reported the bout.
Penco (4-2-0) is winless thus far under the Bellator banner, dropping a bout to Danni Neilan by unanimous decision at Bellator 240. Penco is a former EFC Worldwide women’s strawweight champion, defeating Danella Eliasov at EFC Worldwide 67. Penco has earned all four professional MMA wins by submission, while her two losses came by decision.
Toncheva (2-1-1) is making her Bellator debut in this fight and does so on the strength of a two-fight winning streak. Toncheva has competed four times as a professional MMA fighter and all of those bouts went the distance. Toncheva also went undefeated as an amateur MMA fighter, going eight of eight before turning pro.
The yet to be announced Bellator Milan show is set for Saturday, September 26 from the Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.