Liz Carmouche vs. Vanessa Porto is the most up-to-date addition to Bellator 256 on April 9.
A promotion legit confirmed the flyweight matchup to MMA Combating following a file from Fansided. The tournament takes place at Mohegan Solar Arena in Uncasville, Conn., and airs dwell to explain the story Showtime.
Two-time UFC title challenger Carmouche made her promotional debut for Bellator this past September at Bellator 246, choosing up a third-round submission victory over DeAnna Bennett. The pick set her lend a hand on the factual foot after a title loss to contemporary UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko at UFC Uruguay precipitated her launch from the promotion.
Carmouche faces any other champion in Porto, who in February 2019 received the Invicta FC flyweight title with a decision over Pearl Gonzalez. She became as soon as slated to protect her belt in opposition to Karina Rodriguez seven months later at Invicta 38, but Rodriguez failed to present weight for the title bout. She received the bout by strategy of unanimous decision.
Bellator 256 is headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between heavyweight champ Ryan Bader and Lyoto Machida.