Desiree Yanez is starting fresh.
The 30-year-old is set to make her promotional debut and her flyweight debut against Veta Arteaga on the Bellator 250 main card on Thursday, Oct. 29. After dropping a split decision loss to Melissa Martinez in a strawweight title fight at Comvate 51 last December, Yanez is moving on.
Desiree Yanez media day
On Tuesday, Yanez spoke to MyMMANews and other media outlets at Bellator 250 virtual media day. You can see his full media day press conference in the video above.
The full Bellator 250 fight card is listed below:
Main event [Bellator Middleweight Championship]: Gegard Mousasi [46-7-2] vs. Douglas Lima [32-7]
Featherweight bout: Brandon Girtz [16-9] vs. Henry Corrales [17-5]
Women’s flyweight bout: Veta Arteaga [5-4] vs. Desiree Yanez [5-2]
Heavyweight bout: Jake Hager [2-0, 1 NC] vs. Brandon Calton [2-0]
Middleweight bout: Dalton Rosta [3-0] vs. Ty Gwerder [5-1]
Welterweight bout: Sabah Homasi [13-8] vs. Bobby Voelker [33-13]
Lightweight bout: Nick Newell [16-3] vs. Zach Zane [14-9]
Middleweight bout: Johnny Eblen [6-0] vs. Taylor Johnson [6-1]
150-pound catchweight bout: Adam Borics [14-1] vs. Erick Sanchez [9-5]
Bantamweight bout: Toby Misech [11-7] vs. Jared Scoggins [10-1]
Featherweight bout: Cody Law [Pro Debut] vs. Orlando Ortega [Pro Debut]
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