A women’s featherweight clash pitting Leslie Smith against Amanda Bell has been added to the Bellator 245 lineup.
Sherdog.com confirmed the bout with a promotion official on Wednesday. Bellator 245 takes place on Sept. 11 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, and is headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida. Smith vs. Bell will take place on the preliminary card.
After a seven-bout stint with the UFC, Smith fought twice for Bellator in 2019. After earning a majority decision against Sinead Kavanagh in her promotional debut, Smith dropped a unanimous verdict to Arlene Blencowe in her most recent outing at Bellator 233. The 38-year-old is 11-8-1 over the course of a professional career that includes victories over the likes of Irene Aldana, Jennifer Maia and Raquel Pennington.
Bell, meanwhile, has compiled a 3-2 mark while competing for the Scott Coker-led organization. Most recently, “The Lady Killer” defeated Janay Harding via third-round technical knockout at Bellator 233. Bell also owns wins over Amber Leibrock and Brittney Elkin in Bellator competition.
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