The 3Arena welcomes MMA giant Bellator to Dublin Friday Night


This Friday night Bellator MMA 227 takes center stage at the 3Arena as some of MMA’s top athletes grace our shores for what promises to be an exciting night of fighting.

Sportstalk are delighted to announce as part of our growth into more sports we are excited to be covering not only a sport we admire but intrigued to get to know the spectacular athleticism that’s require to compete for such a MMA giant on the international stage.

Below is the Full Updated Fight Card

Bantamweight Main Event: James Gallagher (9-1) vs. Roman Salazar (13-9-0)

Welterweight Co-Main Event: Michael “Venom” Page (14-1) vs. Richard Kiely (3-1)

Lightweight Bout: Ryan Scope (11-2) vs. Peter Queally (11-5-1)

Lightweight Main Event: Benson Henderson (27-8) vs. Myles Jury (17-4)

Lightweight Co-Main Event: Brandon Girtz (16-8) vs. Jon Tuck (10-5)

Catchweight 165lbs Bout: Kiefer Crosbie (6-1) vs. Hugo Pereira (4-2)

Women’s Featherweight Bout: Leah McCourt (2-1) vs. Kerry Hughes (3-4)

Bantamweight Bout: Frans Mlambo (7-4) vs. Dominique Wooding (6-2)

Women’s Strawweight Bout: Camila Rivarola (2-1-1) vs. Danni Neilan (Pro Debut)

Featherweight Bout: George Courtney (1-0) vs. Ciaran Clarke (Pro Debut)

Middleweight Bout: Norbert Novenyi Jr. (3-0) vs. Will Fleury (6-1)

Featherweight Bout: Richie Smullen (4-1-1) vs. Sean Tobin (6-3)

Lightweight Bout: Ryan Roddy (7-1-1) vs. Patrik Pietila (11- 7)

Featherweight Bout: Ilias Bulaid (Pro Debut) vs. Vitalic Maiboroda (Pro Debut)

Light Heavyweight Bout: Lee Chadwick (25-14-1) vs. Karl Moore (8-2)

Welterweight Bout: Philip Mulpeter (9-6) vs. Keith McCabe (3-4-1)

Flyweight Bout: Blaine O Driscoll (7-2) vs. Jake Hadley (4-0)

Featherweight Bout: Dylan Logan (3-3) vs. Adam Gustab (4-4)

Welterweight Bout: Ian Coughlan (1-0) vs. Constantin Gnusariev (2-0-1)

Tickets for the event are still available through and, as well as the 3Arena box office.

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