An undisclosed damage has compelled undefeated prospect Logan Storley out of his upcoming struggle.
Storley (11-Zero MMA, 6-Zero BMMA) was slated to fulfill Mark Lemminger within the featured preliminary bout of Bellator 242 on July 24 at Mohegan Solar in Uncasville, Conn. Sources inform MMA Junkie, nevertheless, that Storley should bow out of the bout after sustaining the damage. No additional particulars can be found, aside from to specify that Storley doesn’t have COVID-19.
In Storley’s place, Jake Smith will compete in opposition to Lemminger (10-1 MMA, 0-Zero BMMA) in a welterweight matchup. Referred to as “The Half-Black Assault,” Smith (7-Three MMA, 1-1 BMMA), who is predicated in Vancouver, Wash., dropped his most up-to-date Bellator look, a second-round submission to Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 226.
No phrase but on a return timetable for Storley, a four-time NCAA wrestling All-American out of the College of Minnesota who’s 6-Zero in Bellator competitors.
Up to date lineup for Bellator 242, which marks the promotion’s return after shutting down as a result of coronavirus pandemic:
MAIN CARD (Paramount, 10 p.m. ET)
- Ricky Bandejas vs. Sergio Pettis
- Jason Jackson vs. Jordan Mein
- Tywan Claxton vs. Jay Jay Wilson
- Chris Hatley Jr. vs. Aaron Pico
PRELIMINARY CARD (Bellator’s YouTube channel, 8:45 p.m. ET)
- Mark Lemminger vs. Jake Smith
- Cass Bell vs. Raufeon Stots
- Steve Mowry vs. Rudy Schaffroth