MMAjunkie: Unbeaten Tywan Claxton meets James Bennett on May’s Bellator 221 main card


A featherweight bout between Tywan Claxton and James Bennett is the latest addition to the Bellator 221 lineup next month.

MMA Junkie today confirmed the matchup between Claxton (4-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) and Bennett (4-1 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) with a Bellator official.

Bellator 221 takes place May 11 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., near Chicago. The main card streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.

Claxton, 26, is regarded as one of the more promising prospects in Bellator’s 145-pound division. “Speedy” began his career with a memorable flying knee knockout in November 2017 and has since been adding more experience to his resume. He most recently competed at Bellator 212 in December where he earned a first-round TKO of Kaeo Meyer. Continue reading >>>




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