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Arlene Blencowe Full Bellator 249 media day press conference

Arlene Blencowe is just days away from her second Bellator women’s featherweight title shot.

She will challenge current champion Cris “Cyborg” in the Bellator 249 headliner on Thursday, Oct. 15.

Blencowe is coming off three-straight wins. She most recently earned a unanimous decision win against Leslie Smith at Bellator 223 this past November.

Cyborg captured the title by finishing Julia Budd by fourth-round TKO at Bellator 238 in January. It marked her first fight under the Bellator banner since cutting ties with the UFC.

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, Arlene Blencowe spoke with MyMMANews and other media outlets during today’s Bellator 249 media day. You can see his full press conference in the video above.

Arlene Blencowe


BELLATOR 249 CARD:

Main Event [Women’s Featherweight Championship]: Cris “Cyborg” (22-2) vs. Arlene Blencowe (13-7)

Lightweight Co-Main Event: Patricky “Pitbull” (23-9) vs. Jaleel Willis (13-2)

Bantamweight Feature Bout: Ricky Bandejas (13-4) vs. Leandro Higo (19-5)

Lightweight Feature Bout: Saad Awad (23-13) vs. Mandel Nallo (7-1)

Preliminary Card:

 Heavyweight Bout: Steve Mowry (7-0) vs. Shawn Teed (6-2-1)

Middleweight Bout: Andrew Kapel (15-7) vs. Joseph Creer (7-1-1)

Welterweight Bout: Kyle Crutchmer (6-0) vs. Kemran Lachinov (9-2)

Light Heavyweight Bout: Christian Edwards (3-0) vs. Hamza Salim (5-3)

140-Pound Contract Weight Bout: Mike Kimbel (3-2) vs. Da’mon Blackshear (7-3)

Welterweight Bout: Aviv Gozali (4-0) vs. Logan Neal (1-0)

Welterweight Bout: Albert Gonzales (1-2) vs. Kastroit Xhema (3-4, 1 NC)

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