Report: Iamik Furtado Replaces Hugh Pulley At Bellator Dublin


Hugh Pulley has suffered an injury and has been pulled from Bellator Dublin, replacing him against Kiefer Crosbie is Iamik Furtado.

MMA Fighting reported the card change and the bout is still expected to be a part of the main card.

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Crosbie (7-1-0) has won three of four under the Bellator MMA banner, with those wins coming over Orlando D’Ambrosio, Daniel Olejniczak and Hugo Pereira. Crosbie has suffered a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came to Mike Jackson at Bellator 224. Crosbie has competed a total of eight times as a professional MMA fighter and just two of those bouts went the distance.

Furtado (6-1-0) is going to be making his Bellator MMA debut in this bout and does so on the strength of a six fight winning streak. Furtado is competing for the first time in almost a year, as his last bout took place in April of 2019. Furtado has picked up six wins as a professional MMA fighter, with three coming by KO/TKO and three by way of decision.

Bellator Dublin takes place on Saturday, February 22 from the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland with James Gallagher and Cal Ellenor headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on the Bellator App.

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