Julia Budd to defend featherweight title versus Olga Rubin on July 12

On July 12 in Oklahoma, the Bellator featherweight championship wil be defended.

Julia Budd (12-2) is set to defend the featherweight title versus unbeaten contender Olga Rubin (6-0).

Budd has not lost sice 2011. She enters the bout on a 10-fight win streak with recent Bellator title defenses over Arelene Blencowe and Talita Noguiera. She won the inaugral title in 2017, defeating Marloes Coenen at Bellator 174.

Rubin stamped herself the number one contender with Bellator wins over Joanna Filipa, Cindy Dandois, and most recently, Iony Razafiarison. Of Rubin’s six career wins, three come by way of KO/TKO.

Who will you be rooting for?

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  1. That should be a good one – the hungry young lioness against the savvy veteran. I wish the winner could fight Amanda or Cyborg!

  2. This will be a great fight. I think Budd will have her toughest challenge. Rubin has all of Israel behind her. Budd has canada supporting her. Great storyline.

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