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Top prospects Jarod Trice, Tyrell Fortune return at Bellator 171

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Top-flight prospects and former collegiate wrestling stars Jarod Trice and Tyrell Fortune will make take the next steps in their MMA journey at Bellator 171.

Both heavyweights with 1-0 records, Trice and Fortune had opponents named Friday for the Jan. 27 card in Kansas City, Kansas.

Trice, a three-time All-American wrestler at Central Michigan University, will meet Kevin Woltkamp (1-2) of Kansas. Fortune, a former NCAA Division 2 champion at Grand Canyon University, will follow up a first-round KO win in his pro debut against Will Johnson, who is making his pro debut.

Both bouts will be on the preliminary portion of the show.

Additionally, Bellator announced Brazilian Bruna Ellen (2-1) will appear, meeting Carmella James, who is making her pro debut, on the undercard in a flyweight bout.

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