Kimbel-Rivera Set For Bellator 241 in Connecticut
Prospect Mike Kimbel will return to his backyard of Uncasville, CT to face off against Kenny Rivera at Bellator 241. MMAJunkie was the first to confirm the fight.
The 22-year-old Kimbel (3-2) is looking to get a win back following a TKO-loss against Chris Disonell at Bellator 225 in August. Even at first, Disonell was able to take Kimbel down to the ground and used the ground and pound for the advantage. Prior to that, Kimbel won at Bellator 222 against Sebastian Ruiz via split decision.
The 32-year-old Rivera (2-2) is also coming off of a loss. “2 Knivez” lost to John Beneduce at Bellator 222 via unanimous decision in his Bellator debut in June. Rivera will look for his first win inside the Bellator cage.
Bellator 241 will be taking place inside the Mohegan Sun Arena on March 13. The main event will feature a quarterfinal bout of the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix. Patricio Freire will be defending his title in the tournament against Pedro Carvalho. The co-main event will be another Grand Prix bout in Emmanuel Sanchez v. Daniel Weichel.