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Bellator 173 - McGeary vs. McDermott

Bellator 173 – McGeary vs. McDermott

Bellator 173 – McGeary vs. McDermott live stream mma. BELLATOR 173 PREVIEW: Grocke’s Preview & Predictions for the Bellator/BAMMA 29 co-promoted event with McGeary vs. McDermott. Bellator 173 preview, predictions for ‘McGeary vs McDermott’ on Spike Tv. february 24. 2017. Bellator 173 – McGeary vs. McDermott live.

Bellator 173 – McGeary vs. McDermott Live


Bellator MMA travels overseas to the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland for Bellator 173. Former light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary takes on Brett McDermott in the main event. McGeary was originally scheduled to face Ireland’s own Chris Fields, but an injury forced him to have to pull out of the fight. Then, due to VISA issues Vladimir Filipovic was pulled, forcing Bellator to book their third opponent in Brett McDermott. The co-main event features Ireland native James Gallagher as he goes up against Kirill Medvedovsky.

The four fight Bellator main card continues with another Ireland based fighter in Sinead Kavanah. She puts her undefeated record on the line when she steps into the cage opposite Iony Razafiarison. In the welterweight division Colin Fletcher takes on Alex Lohor BAMMA 28 also takes place on Friday and teams up with Bellator MMA for their second co-promoted event. The main event takes place in the lightweight division with Paul Redmond taking on UFC veteran Norman Parke.

Brett McDermott makes his Bellator debut after agreeing to take the fight on extremely short notice. Of McDermott’s 7 career wins as a professional, 6 are by KO/TKO. McDermott is 3-3 over his last 6 fights, alternating wins and losses. His most recent fight was at Full Contact Contender 17 where he finished Dan Konecke in the second round. A win here would certainly do wonders for his career.