Both fighters confirmed the matchup on social media following an
initial report from
MMAjunkie.com. It is unclear where the bout will be placed on
the card. The likely venue for the event is the 3Arena in Dublin.
The California-based promotion last traveled to Ireland for
Bellator 240 in February 2020, a card that saw Leah
McCourt outpoint Judith Ruis
in the evening’s main event.
Gallagher and Mix were initially slated to square off at Bellator
258 on May 7 before the Irish fighter withdrew from the
Gallagher, 24, has lost just once in 12 professional fights. The
24-year-old SBG Ireland representative has rebounded from a
first-round KO loss to Ricky
Bandejas at Bellator 204 to post four consecutive triumphs in
the promotion. Most recently, Gallagher submitted Callum
Ellenor in the opening stanza at Bellator Milan last
Mix, meanwhile, enters the matchup with a 14-1 professional mark.
He suffered his first loss at Bellator 246, where he dropped a
five-round verdict to Juan
Archuleta in a 135-pound title bout. he returned to action at
Bellator 258 to score a third-round submission of Albert
Morales on May 7.