Report: Will Morris Replaces Jose Leija At Bellator 210


Jose Leija has withdrawn from this months Bellator 210 card, replacing him against Joe Schilling according to MMA Junkie is Will Morris.

Schilling (2-5-0) has won just one of three fights in Bellator MMA, with that lone victory coming over Melvin Manhoef via knockout at Bellator 131. Schilling hasn’t picked up a victory in nearly four years, with that last win coming in November of 2014. Schilling is also returning to action for the first time in over three years, with his last bout taking place at Bellator 139 in June of 2015.

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Morris (4-0-0) has already competed once under the Bellator MMA banner, having defeated Charles Williams by unanimous decision at Bellator 202 earlier this year. Morris also enters the contest undefeated as a professional MMA fighter and that streak has already lasted well over a year. Morris also went undefeated as an amateur MMA fighter, with both of those wins coming in the Legacy Amateur Series.

Bellator 210 takes place on Friday, November 30 from the Winstar World Resort & Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma with Melvin Manhoef and Chidi Njokuani headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.

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