Heather Hardy to Face Ana Julaton at Bellator 194 on Feb. 16

By Tristen Critchfield Jan 19, 2018

Heather Hardy and Ana Julaton will square off at Bellator 194 on Feb. 16.

Hardy confirmed the matchup on Twitter following an initial report from MMAFighting.com. Hardy and Julaton will also compete in a boxing match at a later date, according to the report.

Bellator 194 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and is headlined by a heavyweight grand prix quarterfinal pitting Matt Mitrione against Roy Nelson. Hardy vs. Julaton will be on the evening’s main card, which will be televised on Paramount Network.

Hardy, who owns a 20-0 record and is the WBC champion as a boxer, defeated Alice Yauger via third-round TKO in her MMA debut at Bellator 180. “The Heat” absorbed a brutal beating in her sophomore outing, falling to Kristina Williams via second-round doctor stoppage at Bellator 185.

Julaton, meanwhile, fell to Lisa Blaine via split decision at Bellator 185 following a 2-2 stint with One Championship. The 37-year-old Filipina has compiled a 14-4-1 mark in the boxing ring over the course of an 11-year-career.

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