Ward Pulled From Bellator 207
Following an undisclosed injury, Brennan Ward will not make his return at Bellator 207 on October 12th.
Ward, who has not competed since Bellator 182, was set to face off with Andre Fialho on the event’s main card, but would be taken off the event over the weekend. As of Monday, Bellator matchmakers are searching for an opponent for Fialho, on a card headlined by Matt Mitrione and Ryan Bader’s Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix semi-final showdown.
Ward looked to bounce back from his loss to Fernanda Gonzalez, and only attaining one win in his last four fights at Bellator 163 against Saad Awad.
The latest Bellator 207 card includes:
Matt Mitrione vs. Ryan Bader – Bellator heavyweight grand prix semifinal
Sergei Kharitonov vs. Roy Nelson
Andre Fialho vs. opponent TBA
Corey Browning vs. Kevin Ferguson Jr.
Lorenz Larkin vs. Erick Silva
Janay Harding vs. Sinead Kavanagh
Pat Casey vs. Kastriot Xhema
Mike Kimbel vs. Alex Potts
Kemran Lachinov vs. Sean Lally
Tim Caron vs. Reginaldo Felix
Peter Barrett vs. Blair Tugman
Nicholas Giulietti vs. Alex Ortiz
Alexandra Ballou vs. Lisa Blaine
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