According to MMA Fighting, former WBC and IBF champion Ava Knight is the latest female boxer to enter the world of mixed martial arts. Knight (14-4-2) will follow in the footsteps of Ana Julaton and Heather Hardy, by signing a contract with Bellator. Knight will make her MMA debut on Bellator 228, on September 28 inside The Forum in Inglewood, California.
Lightweight Ladarius Miller picked up a split decision win tonight over former super featherweight titleholder Jezreel Corrales, and it all came down to a call made by referee Brent Bovell in the 10th and final round.
Dylan Price, a 20-year-old super flyweight prospect, looked solid and promising enough in a showcase fight against tough veteran Samuel Gutierrez (16-24-6, 6 KO), winning an eight-round decision on scores of 78-74, 79-73, and 79-73.
Juan Heraldez was looking to step things up a bit against former super featherweight titleholder Argenis Mendez, and he got the challenge he was looking for, as the two went 10 rounds and judges couldn’t declare a winner.