Bellator has added a women’s flyweight bout to their upcoming Bellator 160 card in Anaheim as Lena Ovchynnikova takes on Jaimelene Nievera. SI.com announced the bout.
Bellator 160 will be held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on August. 26th. The main card airs on Spike TV following the preliminary card which will air live on MMAMad.com. Bellator 160 is headlined by a bout between former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson and former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire.
Ovchynnikova (11-4 MMA) is coming off a debut loss in Bellator to Rebecca Ruth at Bellator 150. An accomplished kickboxer, Ovchynnikova will be looking to pick up her first win under the Bellator banner on August 26th.
Nievera (4-1 MMA) made her Bellator debut last time out in impressive fashion, defeating Stephanie Frausto at Bellator 154 – Davis vs. King Mo via third round KO.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring a conversation w/James Lynch.