Report: Five Fights Added To Bellator 224, Arlene Blencowe In Action

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The Bellator 224 card is filling up as five more fights have been added to the event according to MMA Junkie as Amanda Bell faces Arlene Blencowe, Lucas Brennan faces Thomas Lopez, Gabriel Vargas faces Jamese Taylor, Christian Edwards faces Justin Vargas and Nainoa Dung faces Brad Robison.

Bell (6-5-0) has won two of three under the Bellator MMA banner, defeating the duo of Brittney Elkin and Amber Leibrock. Blencowe (11-7-0) has previously challenged for the Bellator MMA Women’s Featherweight Title, losing to Julia Budd at Bellator 189.

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Brennan (0-0-0) is making his professional MMA debut in this bout, but the fighter did go undefeated as an amateur competitor. Lopez (1-4-0) enters the contest on a four fight losing streak and he hasn’t picked up a win in almost three years.

Vargas (0-0-0) is making his professional MMA debut in this bout and the fighter has no amateur experience to speak of. Taylor (0-0-0) is making his professional MMA debut in this bout and has competed since an amateur bout in 2016.

Edwards (0-0-0) is making his professional MMA debut in this encounter, but did win a lone amateur bout in 2017. Vargas (1-0-0) is making his Bellator MMA debut in this bout and is competing for the first time in almost two years.

Dung (2-0-0) has previously competed once before in Bellator MMA, defeating Kona Oliveira by third round TKO at Bellator 213. Robison (0-0-0) is making his professional MMA debut in this encounter, but the fighter did go undefeated as an amateur.

Bellator 224 takes place on Friday, July 12 from the Winstar World Resort & Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma with Julia Budd and Olga Rubin headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.

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