Henderson’s Bellator 227 Matchup Announced

When Bellator returns to Dublin, Northern Ireland on July 27th, for two separate events, former world champion Benson Henderson will mark his return to the Bellator cage, headlining the card from the 3Arena.

Henderson will face off against the debuting Myles Jury, who comes to Bellator after a six-year stint in the UFC, and act as he headliner for the Paramount Network broadcasted portion of the event, Bellator 227.

“I’m happy to continue my MMA journey with Bellator,” Jury said in a press release. “I’m excited to return to work against a guy like Benson [Henderson] and immediately make an impact in Bellator’s lightweight division. I’m only 30 years old and still believe that my best years are ahead of me.”

Updated Bellator Dublin Card (Live on the Bellator app):
Bantamweight Main Event: James Gallagher (9-1) vs. Cal Ellenor (8-2)
Welterweight Co-Main Event: Michael “Venom” Page (14-1) vs. Richard Kiely (3-1)
Lightweight Bout: Ryan Scope (10-2) vs. Peter Queally (11-5-1)

Updated Bellator 227 Card – Paramount Network broadcast (Simulcast on DAZN):
Lightweight Main Event: Benson Henderson (27-8) vs. Myles Jury (18-4)
Lightweight Co-Main Event: Brandon Girtz (16-8) vs. Paul Redmond (15-8)
Women’s Featherweight Bout: Leah McCourt (2-1) vs. Kerry Hughes (3-4)

Updated Preliminary Card (Live and Free on the Bellator App):
Bantamweight Bout: Brian Moore (12-7) vs. Toby Misech (11-7)
Light Heavyweight Bout: Lee Chadwick (25-14-1) vs. Karl Moore (8-2)
Bantamweight Bout: Frans Mlambo (7-4) vs. Dominique Wooding (6-2)
Welterweight Bout: Philip Mulpeter (9-6) vs. Keith McCabe (3-4-1)
Featherweight Bout: Richie Smullen (4-1-1) vs. Sean Tobin (6-3)
Featherweight Bout: Dylan Logan (3-3) vs. Adam Gustab (4-4)
Welterweight Bout: Ian Coughlan (1-0) vs. Constantin Gnusariev (2-0-1)
Women’s Strawweight Bout: Camila Rivarola (2-1-1) vs. Danni Neilan (Pro Debut)

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