Ross Houston signs with Bellator

Former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Ross Houston signs with Bellator

Ross Houston to Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA continues to add great up and coming talent. Today the promotion announced their most recent signing, former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Ross Houston.

Bellator’s European head, David Green, made the announcement of the signing earlier today at Bellator Europe 7 media day.

Houston (8-0, 1 NC) won the Cage Warriors welterweight title in October of 2018. His last outing came at Cage Warriors 106 in July, in which he fought Nicholas Dalby. Their fight ended in a no contest due to excessive blood on the canvas.

The bloody war between Houston and Dalby marked Houston’s last fight with Cage Warriors as Houston parted ways with the promotion in order to fight internationally.

Houston’s management team told MMA Junkie that they are trying to get Houston to make his Bellator debut on one of the promotions international shows.


This weekend Bellator heads to Dublin, Ireland. That card is below:

Leah McCourt vs. Judith Ruis – 145 lbs
Brent Primus vs. Chris Bungard – 155 lbs
Aaron Chalmers vs. Austin Clem – 155 lbs
Kiefer Crosbie vs. Iamik Furtado – 160 lbs
Paul Redmond vs. G. Karakhanyan – 155 lbs
Philip Mulpeter vs. Daniel Crawford – 155 lbs
Lewis Long vs. Oliver Enkamp – 170 lbs
Will Fleury vs. Justin Moore – 185 lbs
Blaine O’Driscoll vs. Ezzoubair Bouarsa – 125 lbs
Danni Neilan vs. Chiara Penco – 115 lbs
Ilias Bulaid vs. Diego Freitas – 145 lbs
Ciaran Clarke vs. Jamie Faulding – 145 lbs
C. Blanita vs. Asaël Adjoudj – 145 lbs
Charlie Ward vs. Kyle Kurtz – 185 lbs
Bec Rawlings vs. Elina Kallionidou – 125 lbs
Ricky Bandejas vs. Frans Mlambo – 135 lbs
Richard Kiely vs. George Hardwick – 170 lbs
Chris Duncan vs. Mateusz Piskorz – 155 lbs
Richie Smullen vs. Alberth Dias – 145 lbs
Dylan Logan vs. Calum Murrie – 145 lbs

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