McKee vs. Moore headlines split BAMMA/Bellator show in Ireland

With the loss of the original main event between James Gallagher and Jeremiah Labiano the new main event of Bellator 187 is A.J. McKee vs. Brian Moore.  The show itself is a co-promotion with BAMMA with the British promotion filling out most of the undercard while Bellator provides two undercard fights and the four-fight main card.  Bellator 187/BAMMA 32 takes place November 10th at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland with the Bellator portion broadcast on Spike TV.

A.J. McKee is a familiar face in Bellator’s cage as is entire 9-0 career has been in this promotion.  McKee so far this year defeated Brandon Phillips, Dominic Mazzotta, and Blair Tugman with the Tugman fight taking place August 25th at Bellator 182.  10-5 Brian Moore is 1-1 in Bellator with a loss to Daniel Weichel last December followed by a TKO win over Michal Horejsi in April.

In the co-main event of the Bellator card Sinead Kavanagh faces Maria Casanova.  Kavanagh holds a record of 4-2, 1-2 in Bellator.  2017 has not been a good year for Kavanagh who lost decisions to Iony Razafiarison and Arlene Blencowe, her last win was a decision over Elina Kallionidou last December.  3-5-1 Casanova makes her promotional debut on two losses, 1-3 for the year.  Casanova started 2017 with a loss to Maria Bals ten defeated Roxane Teixeira before losing to Maguy Berchel and Valerie Domergue.

The BAMMA portion of the show is headlined by Andy Young vs. Daniel Barez for the vacant world flyweight title while elsewhere on the card Tim Barnett defending the Lonsdale Lightweight title and Alex Lohore defends the welterweight title against Richard Kiely.

BAMMA 32 undercard

  • WW: Ion Pascau vs. Shely Santana
  • Flyweight: Ryan Curtis vs. Cheya Saleem
  • FW: Dylan Tuke vs. David Khalsa
  • BW: Blaine O’Driscoll vs. Dominique Wooding
  • WW title: Alex Lohore vs. Richard Kiely
  • LW: Tim Barnett vs. Richie Smullen
  • Flyweight title: Andy Young vs. Daniel Barez

Bellator prelims at

  • MW: Charlie Ward vs. John Redmond
  • FW: Decky Dalton vs. Andre Goncavles

Bellator main card

  • 165: Kevin Ferguson Jr. vs. Fred Freeman
  • 161: Paul Redmond vs. Sergio de Jesus Santos
  • WFW: Sinead Kavanagh vs. Maria Casanova
  • FW: A.J. McKee vs. Brian Moore