She’s Back! Keri Melendez Books Her Highly Anticipated Bellator Return

Kickboxer turned mixed martial artist Keri Melendez, wife to UFC star and MMA veteran Gilbert Melendez, is now set to make her sophomore performance inside the cage.

Melendez faced off against Sheila Padilla in her big Bellator MMA debut, ultimately earning a first round TKO victory over the fighter. Now the mixed martial arts promotion has officially announced that Melendez is set to return to the cage to take on Tiani Valle in a women’s strawweight bout on the highly anticipated fight card of Bellator 201.

The event will take place June 29 in Temecula, California. Check out the official announcement down below:

“This month, @KeriMelendez415 returns to the cage in a strawweight matchup vs Tiani Valle. #Bellator201
Download the #Bellator app to watch LIVE & FREE on Friday, June 29th”

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