The opponent search has concluded and undefeated James Gallagher will be taking on Kirill Medovsky at February’s Bellator 173.
Gallagher is 2-0 in Bellator with a unanimous decision win over Mike Cutting and coming off a his 4th career submission win, tapping out Anthony Taylor with a rear naked choke at Bellator 169. Medvedosky has 5 stoppage wins, with 3 by submission. Medvedovsky has lost 3 of his last 4 fights, including getting stopped by Georgi Karakhanyan at Bellator 164.
Also in a 140 lbs. catchweight bout undefeated Sinead “KO’ Kavanagh, who’s coming off a promotional debut unanimous decision win over Elina Kallionidou, will square off with France’s Iony Razafiarison, who’s looking to rebound from a unanimous decision loss to Bryanna Fissori.
Bellator 173: McGeary vs. Fields Main Card
Light Heavyweight Main Event: Liam McGeary (11-1) vs. Chris Fields (11-7-1)
Featherweight Feature: James Gallagher (5-0) vs. Kirill Medvedovsky (7-3)
140 lb. Catchweight Feature: Sinead Kavanagh (4-0) vs. Iony Razafiarison (1-1, 1 NC)
BAMMA 28: Parke vs. Redmond Fight Card
Norman Parke (22-5-1) Vs. Paul Redmond (11-5) – Lightweight Feature Bout
Andy Young (10-8) vs. Dominique Wooding (3-0) – Interim BAMMA World Flyweight TItle
Ronnie Mann (25-8-1) vs. Damien Lapilus (14-7-1) – BAMMA World Featherweight Title
Rhys McKee (c) (5-0) vs. Myles Price (9-6-0) – Lonsdale Lightweight Title
Colin Fletcher (13-7) vs. Alex Lohore (10-1) – Welterweight Bout
John Redmond (7-12) vs. Pelu Adetola (3-5) – Middleweight Bout
Steve Owens (2-0) vs. Jai Herbert (4-1) – Lightweight Bout
Niall Smith (4-4) vs. Daniel Rutkowski (1-2) – Featherweight Bout
Blaine O’Driscoll (3-1) vs. Ross McCorriston (0-0) – Bantamweight Bout
Andrew Murphy (0-1) vs. Stephen Kilifin (2-1) – Featherweight Bout
Jonathan Reid (0-0) vs. Daniel Olejniczak (0-0) – Welterweight Bout
Glenn Irvine (0-1) vs. Keith McCabe (2-3) – 80kg Catchweight Bout