Ariel Helwani broke the news Friday, afterward confirmed on Monday that former UFC strawweight title challenger Val??rie L??tourneau has signed with Bellator MMA. L??tourneau (8-6) heads into her promotional debut off three straight losses, suffering setbacks to Joanna J??drzejczyk, Joanne Calderwood and many lately Viviane Pereira last December at UFC 206. This season from the UFC, the American Top Team product was released After her current skid.
The has had trouble before producing the 115-pound strawweight limit and will fit in nicely into Bellator’s 125-pound flyweight division. She tried out for Season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter but was removed after dropping by entry to Roxanne Modafferi.
L??tourneau was given a second opportunity on notice at UFC 174 where she took home a victory over Elizabeth Phillips at June 2014. She followed that up with wins within Jessica Rakoczy and Maryna Moroz which brought her a title shot against J??drzejczyk in UFC 193. Stay tuned to updates on MMAOddsBreaker.com to find out if Letourneau will make her promotional debut.
UFC middleweight Tom Breese announces ACL, UFC return unidentified UFC middleweight Tom Breese declared on his Instagram that he’s torn his ACL, and there is no timetable for his return. Breese (10-1) was pulled at the last minute from a scheduled bout with Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC Fight Night 107 back in March due to an irregularity with his heart rate. The 25-year-old endured his career’s first setback enduring a split-decision reduction.
Here is his Instagram post below…
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