Fabian Edwards will finally get a chance to impress in front of his hometown crowd if he strikes against Falco Neto Lopes at Bellator Birmingham on May 4th.

Bellator announced the fight via media release on Wednesday in addition to the signing of recognized U.K. feather weight Kane Mousah, who takes on Mateusz Piskorz within his introduction on precisely exactly the identical night.

Edwards (6-0-0) is widely regarded as one the most outstanding prospects in at the present time. In his last outing, he uttered his guarantee with a sound decision win over preceding Cage Warriors winner Lee Chadwick, a veteran of nearly 40 struggles.

Chadwick has been the first man to induce Edwards the exact distance, with all five Edwards’ previous ace competitions getting finished–three submission and two by knock out.

Lopes (11-9-0) is just a Portuguese middle-weight who makes his Bellator introduction on the evening . He has neglected to string two wins together over his past nine bouts but is getting in to the competition on the rear of a knock out win over Rumen Ganchev who he stopped at Porto Fight Club 3 last June.

He arrived to the bout on the rear of the first loss in his livelihood a split decision loss to former fighter Robert Whiteford. Mousah maintains beneath the Bellator banner ads for the very first time in Birmingham.

Piskorz (14-4-0) rides a two-fight win streak to his clash with Mousah, taking a first-round triumph over Kurbanjiang Tuluosibake at MFP 220 last might before edging Iain Feenan to maintain a divide win at Rage in the Cage 4 in November. He will make his Bellator introduction on the evening .

Discussing this particular week ’s podcast, Edwards insisted he is keen to contact finishing manners.

“I want to really go out and put a functioning on, because I’m a disappointed with the last one [Chadwick]. I will have to put a concentrate on,” Edwards told Eurobash. “I want to demonstrate I’m an entertaining fighter. Allow me to finish and it says on my record–14 ends in 16 struggles. ”


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