Fil-Am Ana Julaton set to face fellow former boxing champion at Bellator 194

ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 22, 2018 10:25 AM
Julaton to face fellow former boxing champ at Bellator 194
Fil-American former boxing champion Ana Julaton returns to MMA action in February, against a fellow champion boxer in Heather Hardy.

Fil-American former boxing world champion Ana 'The Hurricane' Julaton will be making a return to the Bellator cage on February, against fellow boxer-turned-mixed martial artist Heather 'The Heat' Hardy. 

The former WBO and IBA super bantamweight champion Julaton made her return to the cage in October 2017, following a two-year hiatus from MMA competition. 

In her first fight back, Julaton lost to Lisa Blaine at Bellator 185.

Julaton began her MMA career back in 2014, fighting under the ONE Championship banner. 

There, Julaton compiled a 2-2 record, with one in coming via TKO.  

The reigning WBC International champion, Hardy boasts a 20-win boxing career and transitioned into MMA in 2017.

In her cage debut at Bellator 180 back in June, Hardy scored a second-round TKO win over Alice Yauger. At Bellator 185, Hardy suffered her first professional combat sports defeat, losing via doctor stoppage to Kristina Williams. 

The Julaton-Hardy bout will be on the Bellator 194 card at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, USA. 

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