Report: Two Fights Added To Bellator London, Melvin Manhoef In Action


A pair of bouts have been added to Bellator London according to MMA Fighting and the Irish Sun as Melvin Manhoef faces Kent Kauppinen and Peter Queally faces Terry Brazier.

Manhoef (30-14-1-2NC) enters the contest on a two fight losing streak, dropping both bouts to former Bellator MMA Middleweight Champion Rafael Carvalho. Manhoef hasn’t won a bout in over three years, with that last win coming against Hisaki Kato at Bellator 146.

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Kauppinen (11-4-0) has won just one of his last three bouts, with that lone win coming against Alessio Sakara at Bellator 211. Kauppinen has competed fifteen times as a professional MMA fighter and just one of those encounters went the distance.

Queally (11-5-1) is currently winless in Bellator MMA competition, dropping a bout to Myles Price at Bellator 217. Queally has competed sixteen times as a professional MMA fighter and all but one of the fights went the distance.

Brazier (10-2-0) is also winless thus far in Bellator MMA, dropping a bout to Chris Bungard via first round submission at Bellator MMA Europe 1. Brazier has suffered two losses as a professional MMA fighter, but he has yet to be beaten by way of decision.

Bellator London takes place on Saturday, June 22 from the SSE Arena in London, England with Gegard Mousasi and Rafael Lovato Jr. headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.

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