Report: Steve Mowry Faces Rudy Schaffroth At Bellator 239


A heavyweight division attraction has been added to Bellator 239 as Steve Mowry is in action against Rudy Schaffroth

MMA Fighting first reported the bout, which is expected to be a part of the preliminary card.

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Mowry (7-0-0) has already picked up three wins under the Bellator MMA banner, with those wins coming over Ben Moa, Darion Abbey and Gokhan Saricam. Mowry had previously competed in the Titan Fighting Championships, winning four or four in the promotion. Mowry has competed seven times as a professional MMA fighter and none of those bouts went the distance.

Schaffroth (6-1-0-1NC) has won two of three in Bellator MMA competition, defeating the duo of Jon Hill and Vernon Lewis. Schaffroth is looking to rebound from his first professional MMA defeat, which came to Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 225. Schaffroth has competed eight times as a professional MMA fighter and seven of them ended within the opening round.

Bellator 239 takes place on Friday, February 21 from the Winstar World Resort & Casino 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.

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