Bellator Dublin: Leah McCourt lands unanimous decision win over Judith Ruis
Northern Ireland’s Leah McCourt Listed a unanimous Choice at Bellator Dublin in the main event.
From the female non-title struggle to headline a Bellator card, the McCourt of Belfast defeat featherweight Judith Ruis 29-28 29-28 30-27.
It turned out to be a fourth successive win for its 27-year-old, who is unbeaten since her professional debut in June 2017.
Aaron Chalmers lost a unanimous choice to Austin Clem, although earlier, Kyle Kurtz was knocked out by Ireland’s Charlie Ward.
Ward, who lost a decision in November to German Pietro Penini in London, had little difficulty against 29-year-old Kurtz, knocking him out in around three and lent the American to the defeat of his career.
Newcastle’s Chalmers, 32,” the former reality TV celebrity, had won five of his previous six fights, but American Clem was awarded the competition 30-27 30-27 30-26 due to his third successive victory.
US-based Bellator is recognized within the business following UFC, as the world’s next highest-profile promoter of mixed martial arts events.