6-foot-8 heavyweight Steve Mowry gets new opponent for Bellator 215

Undefeated heavyweight prospect Steve Mowry will fight on Friday at Bellator 215, but it won’t be against his originally scheduled opponent.

With Ahmed Samir Hefny (1-1 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) unable to compete on the card, MMAjunkie confirmed with a Bellator official that Mowry (5-0 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) will now face Darion Abbey (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA), who will be making his professional debut on the card.

Bellator 215 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Mowry vs. Abbey is part of the preliminary card, which streams on MMAjunkie prior to the main card on Paramount and DAZN.

Mowry, 26, is coming off a successful Bellator debut in September. The towering 6-foot-8 fighter earned a first-round submission victory via keylock at Bellator 205, keeping his perfect stoppage rate intact.

Abbey, 25, gets a stern test for his pro debut but comes in with a wealth of amateur experience. He’s fought 13 times in amateur competition and suffered just one loss, which happened to be in his most recent contest on Jan. 12.

The latest Bellator 215 lineup now includes:

MAIN CARD (Paramount, DAZN, 9 p.m. ET)

Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov Ion Pascu vs. Logan Storley Eduardo Dantas vs. Toby Misech John Douma vs. Mike Kimbel Cody Jones vs. Austin Vanderford

PRELIMINARY CARD (MMAjunkie, 6:30 p.m. ET)

Ahmed Samir Hefny vs. Steve Mowry Jason Markland vs. Pat McCrohan Lindsey VanZandt vs. Tabatha Ann Watkins Jason Rine vs. Pete Rogers Pedro Gonzalez vs. Marcus Surin Amanda Bell vs. Amber Leibrock Billy Goff vs. Ryan Hardy Matt Probin vs. Ali Zebian Zarrukh Adashev vs. Ronie Arana Leon John Beneduce vs. Soap Am

For more on Bellator 215, check out the MMA Rumors section of the site.

 

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