The professional mixed martial art debuts of Ed Ruth and Tyrell Fortune will take place next month at Bellator 163 as Ruth will be facing Mark Mangiardi in a middleweight bout and Fortune will take on Cody Miskell in a heavyweight bout.
Bellator announced the additions of Ruth and Fortune to the November 4 fight card in a press release on Thursday and along with announcing the matchups for Ruth and Fortune, Bellator also announced that Neiman Grace will look to remain undefeated on the preliminary card when he meets Rudy Bears in a catchweight bout.
Bellator 163 will come from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on November 4 and the current fight card is below.
Main Card: (Spike – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT)
Liam McGeary (11-0) vs. Phil Davis (16-3)
Saad Awad (19-8) vs. Brennan Ward (13-4)
Paul Daley (38-14-2) vs. Derek Anderson (14-2, 1NC)
Sergei Kharitonov (23-5) vs. Javy Ayala (9-5)
Marloes Coenen (23-7) vs. Talita Nogueira (6-0)
Preliminary Card: (Bellator.com – 7:50 p.m. ET/4:50 p.m. PT)
Ed Ruth (0-0) vs. Mark Mangiardi (0-0)
Tyrell Fortune (0-0) vs. Cody Miskell (0-0)
Neiman Gracie (4-0) vs. Rudy Bears (16-14)
Josh Diekmann (15-7, 1 NC) vs. Tyler King (11-4)
Blair Tugman (8-6) vs. Walter Smith-Cotito (4-4, 1 NC)
Michael Zichelle (8-4) vs. Tim Caron (5-0)
Ilya Kotau (1-1) vs. Carlos Corriea (1-0)
Sarah Payant (1-3) vs. Hannah Regina (0-0)
Keenan Raymond (3-3) vs. Kastroit Xhema (0-0)
Thomas English (6-6) vs. Christopher Foster (9-4)
James Boran (6-0) vs. Vinicius De Jesus (4-1)