The fight card for the second leg of Bellator’s Italian triple-header has now been confirmed.
Bellator 247 takes place Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy, with a 10-fight preliminary lineup preceding a four-bout main card.
The night’s main event features a welterweight battle between England’s Paul Daley (42-17-2 MMA, 8-4 BMMA) and America’s Derek Anderson (16-3 MMS, 7-3 BMMA), while the co-main event sees middleweight London Shootfighters prospect Norbert Novenyi Jr. (4-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) take on French newcomer Laid Zerhouni (7-5 MMA, 0-0 BMMA).
Also set for main card action is England’s former flyweight title challenger Kate Jackson (11-4-1 MMA, 3-2), who takes on Dutch Bellator kickboxing champion Denise Kielholtz (5-2 MMA, 5-1 BMMA), while the opening bout of the main card offers a showcase for Moroccan striker Ilias Bulaid (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), who takes on the debuting Italian Ivan Naccari (0-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA).
With the additions, the Bellator 247 card now includes:
MAIN CARD (4 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network)
- Paul Daley vs. Derek Anderson
- Norbert Novenyi Jr. vs. Laid Zerhouni
- Kate Jackson vs. Denise Kielholtz
- Ilias Bulaid vs. Ivan Naccari
PRELIMINARY CARD (12:15 p.m. ET, MMA Junkie)