Because of trauma. ESPN first reported that the news and MMAWeekly.com’s Damon Martin independently confirmed the development with Bellator officials.
Fully defended his belt against Rory MacDonald at Bellator 206 at September. “The Dreamcatcher” made his Bellator MMA introduction in October 20 17 after having a four-year stint from the UFC.
Lovato Jr. (9-0) may be the prior Legacy FC middleweight winner. The undefeated submission specialist has won half of the nine fights through submission. He fought at Bellator 205 at September beating John Salter from rear-naked choke. It’s not known whether Lovato will stick to the fight card against an upgraded competitor or be pulled out of the event.
Bellator 214 takes place Jan. 26 at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.. The occasion works on Paramount Network and streams on DAZN.