A welterweight division attraction has been added to Bellator 238 as Khonry Gracie is in action against Hector Saldana.
MMA Fighting first reported the bout, which is supposed to be a part of the preliminary card.
Gracie (2-1-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Ron Becker and Oscar Vera. Gracie has spent his entire professional MMA career competing in Bellator MMA, with the fighter’s debut happening at Bellator 192 in January of 2018. Gracie has competed a total of three times as a professional MMA fighter and two of those bouts went the distance.
Saldana (2-4-0) making his Bellator MMA debut in this bout and is also returning after a year-plus layoff. Saldana has competed a total of six times as a professional MMA fighter ad two of those bouts went the distance. Saldana has picked up two wins as a professional MMA fighter and both of them came by way of KO/TKO.
Bellator 238 takes place on Saturday, January 25 from The Forum in Inglewood, California with Julia Budd and Cyborg headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.