According to sources close to the fighters, England’s Helen Harper (4-1) will face Brazil’s Bruna Ellen (2-1) in a flyweight contest at Bellator 169 in Dublin.
Helen “Hellraiser” Harper has agreed to fight on the Bellator card following on from her performance on TUF23: Team Joanna vs Team Claudia, in which she defeated Amy Montenegro by armlock before losing to fellow Brit, Lanchana Green in the elimination round. Helen will move up to flyweight from strawweight for this first time in her career.
Her opponent, Team Nogueira’s Bruna Ellen will fight for the second time for Bellator after her loss to debutant Jessica Middleton at Bellator 159. Ellen boasts a 2-1 record however, you’d expect Hellraiser to have her hand raised at the end of the fight.
Bellator 169 takes place at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland on December 16th, 2016.