The Battlefield Fight League middleweight title is on the line at BFL 61. Jared Revel puts his 185-pound belt on the line against former ex-UFC fighter Collin Hart in the evening’s main event.
Revel (8-2) is currently 8-0 in the middleweight division. “The Rebel” earned the title in his last bout, as he triangle choked George Davis in the very first round at BFL 59. The Revolution MMA product is currently riding a three-fight win streak and is 7-1 in his last eight outings. The majority of Revel’s victories have come via submission, but the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt showcased his hands at BFL 55. when he knocked out TJ Koehler in round 1.
Jared Revel Takes on Collin Hart at BFL 61
Hart (6-3-1) made a name for himself on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter. He earned a decisive unanimous decision against Kevin Casey and went on to face current UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum in his next bout. Hart decided to trade punches early in the first round, which forced the end of the fight, as Gastelum dropped him just 33-seconds into the contest. Since being cut from the UFC roster, Hart is 2-1, with his lone loss being a split-decision in 2013. The San Rosa, California native has been fairly inactive. This will be Hart’s first bout inside the cage since August 2014.
BFL 61 goes down on June 1 from the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam, British Columbia.
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