A flyweight pairing of well-rounded finisher, Blaine O’Driscoll, and promotional newcomer, Salah Elkas has been added to Bellator Milan on October 1st. from the Allianz Cloud Arena in Milan, Italy.
Straight Blast Gym staple, O’Driscoll looks to score his second consecutive victory, following an opening-round knockout win over Ezzoubair Bouarsa at Bellator 240 in Dublin in February earlier this year.
Hoping to snap a two-fight slide, Imana Contact trainee, Elkas makes the transition to Bellator, following a five-year layoff, after a decision defeat to Yoni Sherbatov at FIGHT4PRIDE Championship 3 in March of 2015.
Former BAMMA and Cage Warriors feature, O’Driscoll has amassed an 8-3 professional record since his professional bow back in October of 2015. I-1 under the Bellator banner, O’Driscoll returned to winning ways opposite the above mentioned, Bouarsa, following a third-round rear-naked choke defeat to Jake Hadley at Bellator 227 also in Dublin in September of last year.
In eye-catching victories, O’Driscoll has managed triumphs against the likes of Teimur Rahimov, Aaron Robinson, Harry Hardwick, and Darren O’Gorman.
28-year-old Moissy-Cramayet native, Elkas holds a 6-6 professional résumé – following his professional debut back in 2012. In victories, the French prospect has bested Dima Goette and Mamadou Gueye of note.