The news was broken by ariel Helwani Friday, then confirmed on Monday that UFC strawweight title challenger Val??rie L??tourneau has signed with Bellator MMA. L??tourneau (8-6) heads into her promotional debut off three consecutive losses, enduring reverses to Joanna J??drzejczyk, Joanne Calderwood and most recently Viviane Pereira last December at UFC 206. Earlier this year from the UFC, the American Top Team product was discharged After her recent slide.
The 33-year-old L??tourneau has had trouble in the past making the 115-pound strawweight limitation in the UFC and will fit in nicely into Bellator’s 125-pound flyweight division. She tried out for Season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter but was removed after dropping to Roxanne Modafferi by first-round submission.
Where she took a success in June 2014 l??tourneau was given a second chance on short notice. She followed that up with wins over Jessica Rakoczy and Maryna Moroz which earned her a title shot against J??drzejczyk at UFC 193. Stay tuned to updates on MMAOddsBreaker.com to find out when Letourneau will make her promotional introduction.
UFC middleweight Tom Breese announces ACL, UFC return unknown UFC middleweight Tom Breese announced on his Instagram he’s torn his ACL, and there is no timetable for his return. Breese (10-1) was pulled at the last minute from a scheduled bout with Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC Fight Night 107 back in March due to an irregularity with his heart rate. The 25-year-old suffered the first setback of his career in his final fight, enduring a split-decision reduction.
Here is his Instagram article below…
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