Following his opponents withdraw from Bellator 119, undefeated heavyweight Raphael Butler will now meet Nick Rossborough on the May 9th card in Canada.Raphael Butler

Bellator officials confirmed the fight booking on Tuesday.

Bellator 119 will take place on May 9th from Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, Canada and will be headlined by Brett Cooper meeting Brandon Halsey in the middleweight tournament final.

Butler (8-0) made his debut with Bellator last year and has won all of his Bellator fights by TKO/KO in the first round. His most recent victory came at Bellator 107 in November as he defeated Josh Burns in under two and a half minutes.

Rossborough (23-18) will be making his Bellator debut in this bout and has won six of his last nine fights. Fourteen of his career victories have come by submission and he holds a triangle submission victory over current UFC fighter Chris Camozzi.

The current Bellator 119: Cooper vs. Halsey fight card is below.

Main Card: (Spike TV – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Brett Cooper (20-9) vs. Brandon Halsey (6-0) *
Daniel Weichel (33-8) vs. Desmond Green (11-2) **
Chris Horodecki (20-4-1) vs. Marlon Sandro (24-5-1)
Raphael Butler (8-0) vs. Nick Rosbroough (23-18)

Preliminary Card: (Spike.com – 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)
Fabricio Guerreiro (19-3) vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev (12-2-1)
Marius Zaromskis (19-8) vs. Vaughn Anderson (16-2-1)
John Alessio (34-17) vs. Eric Wisely (21-8)
Brian Rogers (10-6) vs. Adrian Miles (14-5)
Stuart Austin (7-0) vs. Craig Hudson (4-3)
Jason Meisel (4-3) vs. Remy Bussieres (3-0)

* – Middleweight Tournament Final
** – Featherweight Tournament Final

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