Alexis Dufresne Withdraws From Bellator 137 Due to Pregnancy

By Tristen Critchfield Apr 10, 2015
Alexis Dufresne has a child on the way. | Photo: Dave Mandel/

Alexis Dufresne won’t be competing for Bellator MMA anytime soon. confirmed with a promotion official on Friday that the Dufresne is pregnant and has withdrawn from a proposed matchup with Arlene Blencowe at Bellator 137 on May 15. was the first to report the news.

Dufresne recently signed with Bellator after a two-fight stint at bantamweight in the UFC. The 24-year-old went 0-2 in the Las Vegas-based promotion, missing weight ahead of both of her losses. Prior to her Octagon foray, the Temecula, Calif., resident finished her first five professional opponents inside of a round.

Bellator 137 takes place at Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., and is headlined by a middleweight title tilt between Brandon Halsey and Kendall Grove. At this time it is unknown if Blencowe will remain on the card.


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