Tyrell Fortune watch his post-fight press conference above.
A Heavyweight Co-Main Event takes place at Bellator 251 when Tyrell Fortune (8-1, 1 NC) takes on promotional new-comer Said Sowma (6-1).
Bellator 251 takes place Thursday, Nov. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network after prelims streamed on live on Bellator’s youtube channel. They will return with its latest offering on Thursday night when Melvin Manhoef takes on Corey Anderson in the main event of Bellator 251.
Fortune, will look to get back to winnings ways at the November 5 event. He suffered his first defeat as a professional back in February, when the surging Tim Johnson knocked him out in the first round. The wrestling standout returned in September, fighting UFC vet Jack May. However, the bout ended in a No Contest following an accidental low blow. Fortune is still seeking his first win of the year. His last win the Bellator cage was at Bellator 233 on November 8th 2019 almost a year ago, when he TKO’d former UFC fighter Azunna Anyanwu in round 2.
Sowma, hasn’t lost since his professional debut, a TKO defeat to current Bellator heavyweight Steve Mowry. Over the span of his past six fights, Sowma has gone undefeated with four finishes. His last fight took place at Titan FC 64 in September, Sowma defeated Bobby Brents by third-round TKO to earn the vacant title.
Check out the Bellator 251 results here.
Bellator 250 prelims (4:45 p.m. ET)
- Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Bryce Logan, Lightweights
- Alex Polizzi vs. Julius Anglickas, Light Heavyweights
- Janay Harding vs. Jessy Miele, Women’s Featherweights
- Ali Zebian vs. Piankhi Zimmerman, Lightweights
- Jaylon Bates vs. Joe Supino, Bantamweights
- Sumiko Inaba vs. Jessica Ruiz, Women’s Flyweights
Bellator 250 main card (7 p.m. ET)
- Corey Anderson vs. Melvin Manhoef, Light Heavyweights
- Tyrell Fortune vs. Said Sowma, Heavyweights
- Austin Vanderford vs. Vinicius De Jesus, Middleweights
- Derek Anderson vs. Killys Mota, Welterweights
- Date: Nov. 5 | Start time: 4:45 p.m. (prelims) | 7 p.m. (main card)
- Location: Mohegan Sun Arena — Uncasville, Connecticut
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