Awad vs. Couture slotted in as Bellator 201 co-main event

The Co-feature of Bellator 201, will be a catch contest between Bellator staple Saad Awad & UFC/Strikeforce Vet Ryan Couture.

Bellator 201 is scheduled for June 29 at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, headlined by Alejandra Lara challenging Ilima-Lei Macferlane for the Bellaot Women’s Flyweight title.

Awad 34, a Millennia MMA product, who’s 9-5 in the Bellator cage. The “Assassin” has won 3 straight coming off a unanimous decision win over JJ Ambrose at Bellator 193. Couture 35, has won 5 of 7, coming off a decision win over Haim Gozali at Bellator 180, ending a 2 fight skid.

125 Title: (c) Ilima-Lei Macferlane (7-0) vs. Alejandra Lara (7-1)
160: Saad Awad (22-9) vs. Ryan couture (11-5)
125: Valerie Letourneau (9-60) vs. Bruna Ellen (4-1)

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