James Gallagher Set To Return Vs. Brett Johns At Bellator Dublin

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A Bellator bantamweight matchup betwixt the returning James Gallagher and seasoned Brett Johns has been booked for Bellator Dublin connected September 23rd.

News of the booking was archetypal reported by MMA writer Ariel Helwani.

James Gallagher volition instrumentality to enactment connected the Sept. 23 Bellator Dublin paper against Brett Johns, sources say.

— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) May 12, 2022

Gallagher returns to the Bellator cage pursuing an wounded that forced him to propulsion retired of the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix. He was allegedly acceptable to look Magomed Magomedov but pulled retired of the tourney earlier matchups were officially announced.

Gallagher’s past combat came against Patchy Mix astatine Bellator 270. He mislaid via third-round submission aft winning four-straight fights before.

Gallagher has earned wins implicit the likes of Anthony Taylor, Roman Salazar, and Jeremiah Labiano during his Bellator career. A erstwhile SBG Ireland teammate of Conor McGregor, helium precocious made the determination to the United States to bid astatine Glory MMA & Fitness successful Missouri nether caput manager James Krause.

Gallagher volition look a crippled hostile successful Johns, who has won 3 of his past 4 fights and astir precocious finished Khurshed Kakhorov astatine Bellator 275. Before signing with Bellator, helium fought successful the UFC against apical bantamweights specified arsenic existent champion Aljamain Sterling and Pedro Munhoz.

The Bellator Dublin paper is slated to beryllium headlined by a airy heavyweight matchup betwixt No. 10 Melvin Manhoef and erstwhile UFC rubric challenger Yoel Romero.

What are your thoughts connected the James Gallagher vs. Brett Johns matchup?