Watch: Blake Perry Submits Makoa Cooper In Bellator 278 Comeback

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It wasn’t looking bully aboriginal for Bellator welterweight Blake Perry’s nonrecreational debut, but helium ended up earning a decorativeness astatine Bellator 278.

Perry faced Makoa Cooper connected the Bellator 278 prelims connected Friday night. He signed with Bellator aft a 5-3 grounds connected the amateur MMA scene.

Cooper had his mode connected the feet successful the opening circular of the combat and besides secured a large takedown aboriginal successful Round 2. However, Perry was capable to reverse presumption and descend successful an anaconda choke for the finish.

Check retired Perry’s memorable professional MMA debut below.

Perry is present 1-0 successful his nonrecreational vocation and is disconnected to a bully commencement successful his tenure with Bellator. Cooper won his nonrecreational debut astatine Titan FC 74 earlier this year.

Bellator 278 features a women’s flyweight rubric bout betwixt the champion, Juliana Velasquez, and erstwhile UFC combatant Liz Carmouche. The paper besides features 2 chaotic paper bouts successful the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix.

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