Taekwondo master Valerie Loureda makes MMA debut at Bellator 215

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Valerie Loureda (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) who’s a Taekwondo master will be taking on Anastasia Bruce (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) on the preliminary card of Bellator 215. Bellator officials did confirm this bout and both fighters are making their professional MMA debut.

Bellator 215: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov will take place on February 15th at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card to air on Parmaount and stream on DAZN.

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The 20 year old Loureda is a 4th degree black belt and a former member of the U.S. Olympic team in Taekwondo. Loureda is training at American Top Team and has three amateur MMA fights under her belt.

Bruce is a makeup artist by day and trains out of Kai’s Next Level MMA in New York. She has a record of 0-2 as an amateur with both of her fights losing by submission.

Bellator 215: Mitrione vs. Kharitonov fight card (so far):

Matt Mitrionevs. Sergei Kharitonov

Eduardo Dantas vs. Manny Vazquez

Valerie Loureda vs. Anastasia Bruce

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