Yaroslav
Amosov
will return to action to face Logan
Storley
in a welterweight title unification bout in the main
event of Bellator
291
.

Promotion officials announced the rematch in a release on Tuesday.
Additionally, it was revealed that the event has been moved from
Friday, Feb. 24 to Saturday, Feb. 25. Amosov defeated Storley via
split decision in their first meeting at Bellator 252 in November
2020.

Bellator 291 takes place at 3Arena in Dublin and will air on
Showtime in the United States at 4 p.m.ET/1 p.m. PT. Pedro
Carvalho
will face Jeremy
Kennedy
in the featherweight co-main event, while a women’s
145-pound clash pitting Sinead
Kavanagh
against Janay
Harding
is also slated for the main card.

Amosov claimed welterweight gold with a five-round verdict over
Douglas
Lima
at Bellator 260 in June 2021 to improve his professional
mark to 26-0. The 29-year-old Ukraine native has been on hiatus
from Bellator
to help defend his home country from Russian invasion
, and an
interim 170-pound belt was created in his absence.

Storley, meanwhile, has won three straight fights since the loss to
Amosov. Most recently, the four-time NCAA All-American wrestler
claimed the interim welterweight title with a split-decision
triumph against Michael
Page
in the Bellator 281 headliner on May 13. Storley owns a
14-1 career mark, with nine triumphs coming under the Bellator
banner.

Nine preliminary bouts were also confirmed for Bellator 291:
Oliver
Enkamp
vs. Luca Poclit
at welterweight; Karl Moore
vs. Maciej
Rozanski
at light heavyweight; Brian Moore
vs. Luca
Iovine
at bantamweight; Daniele
Scatizzi
vs. Dmytrii
Hrytsenko
at welterweight Piotr
Niedzielski
vs. Richie
Smullen
at featherweight; Charlie
Ward
vs. Mike
Shipman
at middleweight; Norbert
Novenyi Jr.
vs. Andy
Manzolo
at middleweight; Asael
Adjoudj
vs. Callum
Murrie
at featherweight and Elina
Kallionidou
vs. Jena Bishop
at flyweight. The prelims air on the Bellator MMA YouTube channel,
the Showtime Sports YouTube channel and Pluto TV at 11:30 a.m.
ET/8:30 a.m. PT.





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