Bellator has announced that undefeated two-time NCAA All American wrestler Carla Esparza will replace an injured Angela Magana and meet top-ranked Megumi Fujii in the opening round of Bellator’s women’s tournament at Thursday’s Bellator 24 event.
The Bellator 24 fight card in Hollywood, Florida features:
- Champ Hector Lombard vs. Herbert “Whisper” Goodman
Middleweight non-title fight
- Megumi Fujii vs. Carla Esparza (women’s tournament quarterfinal)
- Jessica Aguilar vs. Lynn Alvarez (women’s tournament quarterfinal)
- Neil Grove vs. Eddie Sanchez (heavyweight tournament quarterfinal)